It 'a wonderful cultural reality of the center Valsesian in which are preserved, after years of study and research, important evidence of local history. Opened in 2007 is dedicated to Carlo Conti, sculptor and Honorary Inspector of the Superintendent to Antiquity, since the thirties dreamed the creation of an archaeological museum in Valsesia.
The museum is the result of great volunteer work and tireless research of scholars such borgosesiani Carlo Conti and Federico Strobino
For years the complex matters of archeology and paleontology have fascinated the area of interest and study area; the Museum today is the result of great volunteer work of scholars such borgosesiani Carlo Conti and Federico Strobino and tireless research and conservation conducted by experts under the direction of the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Piedmont and the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities (Ministry Heritage and Culture).
The Museum of Borgosesia has become a point of reference for scholars and enthusiasts thanks to the wealth of paleontological and archaeological material exhibited in elegant showcases; these are artefacts found on urban and suburban, with particular wealth from karst caves of Mount Fenera, where the presence of "cave" has favored the fossilisation of bone remains of Neanderthal man, unique in Piedmont; There are also remains of Pleistocene fauna as evidence of the presence on the territory of cave lions, panthers, bobcats, rhinos, aurochs (Bos primigenius taurus) and cave bears (Ursus spelaeus), especially the latter quantitatively better represented and which is present a skeleton completely reassembled.
His visit is absolutely recommended for scholars and fans; the Museum today is also proposed as educational workshop for schools, proposing activities of experimental archeology with a broad educational offer.