Aboca Museum is the museum of herbs located in the city of Sansepolcro, which recovers and passes on the history of the millennial relationship between man and plants. It is rich in herbaria, botanical books, ancient mortars, ceramics and glassware. For the month of August, organizes interesting and unmissable appointments to discover the history of these herbs, thanks to guided tours, workshops, escape room.

– Sunday, August 01, The Travels of Plants.
Where we will discover what are the properties of essences such as cinnamon, turmeric and cocoa, how to use them in gastronomy and how they were used by ancient apothecaries.
From 11.00 am to 12.15 pm.
Cost per person: €8.00. For reservation and more info https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/i-viaggi-delle-piante/.

– Thursday, August 05, Urban Botany for Acoustic Cloisters.
Special event dedicated to the knowledge of urban botany: a walk in the center of Sansepolcro to discover the medicinal plants that grow along the walls of the houses or between the cracks in the sidewalks.
From 18.00 to 19.00.
Admission is free but reservation is required, for more info https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/chiostri-acustici/.

– Sunday, August 08, Pu-pazzi al museo.
Guided tour of the museum for the entire family led by three friendly foam muppets, accompanied by music, nursery rhymes and riddles; a magical book-theater will also come to life to help you discover the ancient relationship between man and medicinal plants.
From 17.00 to 17.45. Cost per person €8.00. For reservations and more info https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/pu-pazzi-al-museo-8-agosto/.

– Monday, August 09, Herbs and Health through the Centuries.
A journey back in time among herbals, pharmaceutical botany books, ancient mortars, ceramics and glassware accompanied by the scent of medicinal plants.
From 11.00 am to 12.15 pm. Cost per person €8,00. For reservations and more info https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/erbe-e-salute-nei-secoli-9-agosto/.

– Saturday, August 14, Escape Museum.
An escape room inside the Aboca Museum in which you will have to challenge other teams and win the exit by solving riddles and puzzles.
The meeting is at 21.15 and the end will be around 23.00. Cost per person €18.00, reservation and prepayment required. For more info https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/escape-aboca-museum-agosto/.

– Sunday, August 15, Ferragosto “Peste ti colga!”.
Guided tour to discover the properties and therapeutic power of medicinal herbs and their use during the great epidemics of plague, typhus and smallpox.
From 17.30 to 18.45. Cost per person €8,00. For reservation and more info https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/ferragosto-peste-ti-colga/.

Thursday, August 19, Aboca Tour
A morning from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm to discover the Aboca company with guided tours of the hillside cultivations and laboratory activities for the production of an aloe ointment in the company’s greenhouses. Cost per person €16.00 adults, €6.00 children. To book https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/aboca-tour-19-agosto/.

Monday, August 23, Herbs and Health through the Centuries
A journey back in time among herbals, botanical pharmaceutical books, ancient mortars, ceramics and glassware accompanied by the scent of medicinal plants.
From 11.00 am to 12.15 pm. Cost per person €8,00. For reservations and more info https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/erbe-e-salute-nei-secoli-23-agosto/.

Tuesday August 24, The ointment of the walker
Tenacious and resistant wild herbs, which conceal unsuspected curative properties, will be the ingredients of the workshop activity for the production of a soothing and healing ointment, a natural remedy based on the humble medicinal plants dear to every walker. From 17.00 to 18.00. Free activity with reservations here https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/lunguento-del-camminatore-cammini-di-san-francesco/.

Tuesday August 24, The Humble Pilgrims
A guided tour of Aboca Museum to learn more about the history and medicinal properties of the plants of the “walkers”. A journey through the centuries among the scents and colors of dried plants, precious containers used to transport them, poisons and tools of the ancient apothecary art.
From 6pm to 7pm. Free activity with reservations here https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/le-umili-erbe-dei-pellegrini-cammini-di-san-francesco/.

Saturday, August 28, Pu-pazzi at the Museum
An innovative guided tour of the museum for the entire family led by three friendly foam muppets, accompanied by music, nursery rhymes and riddles; a magical book-theater will also come to life to help you discover the ancient relationship between man and medicinal plants. From 15.30 to 16.15. Cost per person €8.00, for reservations https://www.abocamuseum.it/it/eventi/pu-pazzi-al-museo-28-agosto/.

 

Aboca Museum experience in August

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