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MuseiRandazzo: Museo dei Pupi Siciliani
Castello Svevo 95036 Randazzo tel.095/7991214.
Opening hours: 9 A.M. - 1 P.M.; 4 P.M. - 7 P.M.; daily except National Public Holidays.
Transport from Catania:
AST and SAIS bus services.

Uno degli splendidi pezzi della collezioneThe beautiful Swab Castle of Randazzo, recently restored, has contained since 1986 an interesting Sicilian puppet collection, bought by the Town Administration thanks to a contribution of the Sicilian Regional Administration. There are important differences between the two main "pupare" schools of the island, the one of Catania and the one of Palermo. The 21 puppets in the museum of Randazzo belong to the School of Catania and date back to the beginning of the twentieth century. You can see the puppets which, as far as tradition is concerned, are nowadays used to perform the events of the "chansons de geste" of Charlemagne and of his paladins.


Provincial Tourism Board of Catania
E-mail : [email protected]

Tourist information offices
Catania : D. Cimarosa, 10 - 95124 - Tel. +39 95 7306211
Catania : Stazione Centrale FF.SS. - 95129 - Tel. +39 95 7306255
Catania : Aeroporto Civile Fontanarossa - 95121 - Tel. +39 95 7306266