Jesi and its secret rural “museum” | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

In a small café of Jesi, very oldfashioned, rustic, some would say even ugly.. if you go across the first room, you will find a real museum. A museum on how farmers lived in the early 20th century and even earlier. In fact, it’s not really a museum, it’s supposed to be a wine drinking place, but I rarely saw anybody in there. It’s very dark, a bit abandoned.. but still, it’s an amazing thing to see. There you can check out agricultural tools, but also musical instruments, toys of all sorts, bycicles, wooden benches, etc.

So the point of this post is to point out how rural life has a meaning in Marche, a region that lived almost exclusively on agriculture for several centuries up to the 50′s. Jesi has secrets everywhere for you to find out as this little café, where nobody would really enter unless they know what’s hiding in there. The owners don’t seem to have an idea of how precious that place is...

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