The Sommariva "Oil Civilization" Museum , strongly desired by the Sommariva family , is entirely dedicated to the oil civilization and allows you to see the whole history of one of the oldest and most important works in the Liguria region. After the extension works completed in 2010, the Museum has increased from 200 to 400 square meters and is now connected via an underground tunnel to the Sommariva Oil Mill , thus creating a single space entirely dedicated to the world of oil and its production.

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It contains the whole history of the oil civilization, but also a lot of contemporary art from painting, through sculpture to photography; in fact, in these rooms the Sommariva family offers artists the opportunity to exhibit their works. In addition, many local realities present their own events, their projects in the Civiltà dell'Olio Museum and great writers bring their masterpieces here.

The museum has hosted personalities of the caliber of Moni Ovadia, Federico Moccia, Antonio Ricci, Carlo Denei, Vittorio Sgarbi.


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