The museum in San Martino in Badia opened in the year 2001 and tells the interesting Ladin history and culture
Image gallery: Museum Ladin “Ciastel de Tor”
The Museum Ladin "Ciastel de Tor", opened in 2001, is housed in the beautiful Ciastel de Tor in San Martino in Badia and informs its visitors about the Ladin culture and history. Today, the various valleys in the Dolomites count more than 30,000 Ladins, who are connected by their own Ladin language, based on popular Latin, and the impressive natural landscape of the Dolomites.
The visitors of the Museum Ladin "Ciastel de Tor" can learn a lot about the history, language, culture, mythology, archaeology, tourism, traditional handicrafts, customs and traditions of the Ladin valleys in the Dolomites. Moreover, the courtyard of the castle hosts various special exhibitions, concerts and seminars on various topics of the Ladin culture.
By the way, a few kilometres away, in San Cassiano in Alta Badia, there is the Museum Ladin "Ursus Ladinicus", dedicated to the cave bear of the Conturines. It is a branch of the Museum Ladin "Ciastel de Tor".
The Museum Ladin stays open from May to early November, season start 2024 on the 1st of May.