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The Mercantile Museum is a treasure trove of exhibits on Bolzano’s commercial history. In its exhibits, which are placed in the city’s Mercantile Building, one can track the history of economic activity in the town in a beautiful, well-curated setting. Among the exhibited items are documents, furnishings, and paintings. The building itself is a beautiful specimen, with many of its interiors preserved to look as they did in the past. Some highlights of the Mercantile Museum are its hall of honor, grand staircase, interior courtyard, and two loggia, or open-sided galleries. The stories housed within the museum describe Bolzano’s rise as an economic center, prime commercial geographic location, and role in the events of World War II.
Via Dei Portici 39, 39100 Bolzano, Italy, Phone: +39-04-71-94-57-02
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