20/02/2010 - 20/02/2010


On the occasion of the annual International Tourist Guides Day, which is going to be celebrated all over the world on 21st February 2010, the Educational Silk Museum cooperates with tourism professionals by hosting free guides tours.

The tour guides of the territory will offer the chance to know more about the whole silk manufacturing process, along with the social history and economy of Como, the passion and the artistic flair of its people.

Moreover, the exhibition on trimmings (whose title is La passamaneria: Storia di tessuti e tecnologie produttive comasche degli anni 1920-1940) is on display at the Museum with marvellous items and a rich collection of trimming samples.


Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st February at 3.00 pm and 4.30 pm  with the Associazione Guide e Accompagnatori turistici di Como e provincia Tel. 0039 031 817096; e-mail: info@guidecomo.it   www.guidecomo.it 


Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th at 3.00 pm with Mondo Turistico Associazione culturale Operatori del Turismo  Tel. 0039 0344-30060;  e-mail: mondoturistico@virgilio.it  www.mondoturistico.it