1. Mamoiada: Museum of Mediterranean Masks Entry Voucher & Tour
Join a guided tour of the Museum of Mediterranean Masks in Mamoiada and discover the history and traditions of Sardinia and other Mediterranean regions through a collection of carnival masks. The small village of Mamoiada is famous throughout the world for its traditional carnival masks known as Mamuthones and Issohadores. The Museum of Mediterranean Masks was created to celebrate this part of Sardinia's cultural heritage as well as other similar traditions throughout the region. Join your guide as you explore the widespread use of wooden masks worn on the face. Learn about how, in this rural and pastoral community, these costumes were thought to have an influence over the agricultural year. Your visit to the museum begins in a multimedia room where you will watch an introductory video describing the origin of the Mamoiada Carnival and the Mamuthone masks. From here, follow your guide as you view an exhibition of masks from central Sardinia. Your tour continues with a comparative and interactive account of traditions and artifacts from the entire Mediterranean region, allowing you to discover the common roots between different cultures. Leave your museum tour with a deeper understanding of local customs and traditions and the area's cultural heritage. Feel free to visit the museum bookstore and take advantage of a 10% discount on any purchases by showing your voucher.