The study aims to propose innovative and partipatory methodologies for the creation of paths of learning, communication and fruition of cultural heritage adapted to the profiles of various types of users. The object of this study is the town of Mussomeli, a Sicilian municipality in the province of Cal-tanissetta. Many foreign and local groups of tourists and students visit the town to admire the splen-did architecture of the Manfredonico castle and its high cultural heritage. The manor, built in 1300 by Manfredi III of Chiaramonte, is the main attraction, and the for tification and its stables have therefore become the focal point for the dissemination and appreciation of the territory’s rich history. Throu-gh the use of digital technologies and innovative languages of communication, the study aims to propose cultural and learning itineraries in the stables that will promote interest in the architectural and artistic heritage of the town. This study also to mitigate certain space-time, social, cultural and generational ‘distances’, with the ultimate goal of involving and educating visitors through pedagogical strategies and digital approaches to culture and inspire them to respect and preserve such treasures.

The Castle of Mussomeli (CL) and its Stables: an Educational and Connecting Space between Local Historical Heritage Sites

Mariateresa Galizia;Graziana D'Agostino;
2021-01-01

Abstract

The study aims to propose innovative and partipatory methodologies for the creation of paths of learning, communication and fruition of cultural heritage adapted to the profiles of various types of users. The object of this study is the town of Mussomeli, a Sicilian municipality in the province of Cal-tanissetta. Many foreign and local groups of tourists and students visit the town to admire the splen-did architecture of the Manfredonico castle and its high cultural heritage. The manor, built in 1300 by Manfredi III of Chiaramonte, is the main attraction, and the for tification and its stables have therefore become the focal point for the dissemination and appreciation of the territory’s rich history. Throu-gh the use of digital technologies and innovative languages of communication, the study aims to propose cultural and learning itineraries in the stables that will promote interest in the architectural and artistic heritage of the town. This study also to mitigate certain space-time, social, cultural and generational ‘distances’, with the ultimate goal of involving and educating visitors through pedagogical strategies and digital approaches to culture and inspire them to respect and preserve such treasures.
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digital survey, educational languages, storytelling, cultural heritage, virtual fruition
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