modena

A journey
through time
and space

The Giusti Museum offers an extraordinary journey through a priceless collection of objects and documents preserved for generations: from the ancient jars used for conservation, to the tools used over the centuries by vinegar makers, up to the first bottles and advertising leaflets of the early twentieth century. Among the most precious memorabilia are centuries-old casks, such as the "A3" cask with which, on the occasion of the Italian Exposition organized by the Savoy Royal family in Florence, 1861, Giuseppe Giusti was awarded with a gold medal for a “90-year-old balsamic vinegar”. Through documents and ancient objects of the trade, the Museum traces the history of Modena balsamic vinegar and its connection with the Giusti family.

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The Exhibition

The exhibition, displayed in 10 rooms dedicated to different themes, tells the story of balsamic vinegar, a story interwoven with the history of the city of Modena and the Giusti family.

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Ageing Rooms

Enchanting attics are illuminated with the colours of the ancient woods of barrels from centuries ago, used according to the ancient methods of “decanter and refill” to obtain a unique Balsamic Vinegar.

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Tasting

The tasting of our Balsamic Vinegars is an ideal completion to the guided tour: a journey through the varieties of balsamic vinegars, understanding their individual characteristics and features.

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Boutique

The boutique is open to the public every day. In this elegant setting, it is possible to taste and purchase all Giusti products, not only Balsamic Vinegars but also condiments and gourmet products.

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    Museum, Ancient Ageing Rooms, Tasting

    MON-SUN
    09:00/18:00

    Book your free visit
    Telephone +39 059.840135
    WhatsApp +39 392.9258119

    Boutique

    MON-SUN
    09:00/18:00


    Acetaia Giusti, happening teatrale

    A special performance through rooms of Giusti Museum

    During the latest edition of #acetaieaperte, we shared the history of the family Giusti with a unique performance through the rooms of our Museum and of the Ancient Ageing Rooms. On the day dedicated to Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, the Giusti Museum showed the long and fascinating history of our Acetaia. From the tradition of donating Balsamic Vinegar to sons as a dowry, to the numerous journeys in Europe on the occasion of the Great Expositions, up to the first recipe to obtain a perfect Balsamic Vinegar.

    Watch now the official video of the event