The Scale Museum offers a exceptional opportunity to link museums and their territory.
Every first Sunday of the month you can enjoy free admission all day and a special guided tour, different every month.
Each time, it will be possible to learn more about part of the collections or current exhibitions, with a focus on the history and functioning of some of the measuring instruments exhibited. A truly original way to enter the history of measurement and more generally that of science and technology.
3 July THE INVENTION OF THE KG
Form the French Revolution to the present day: the birth of the Metric Decimal System, national standards and the International System.
7 August THE ROMANS AND THE TRADE SCALE
The steelyard and how it works, the oldest artefact in the museum, knives to improve accuracy, double capacity and composed steelyard.
4 September THE VERIFICATION IN ITALY
Fraud, controls, punches, the figure of the verifier. Modena Office of the Bona Opinione, the Unification of Italy and the verifier. Measures exhibited in Piazza Grande in Modena.