In 2017 a census was carried out which surveyed about 200 Italian institutions that define themselves as ecomuseums. Only a part of these are recognized by the regional legislation on ecomuseums.
The census was updated in 2021 and 2022.
The Atlas shows the 264 Italian cultural institutes that define themselves as ecomuseums (2022 update on Damia data, 2017). The project is nearing completion. Additions by interested stakeholders are welcome. Open the interactive map to learn about the characteristics of the surveyed ecomuseums.
151 Ecomuseums are recognized by laws, 130 is part of regional networks, 50 developed one or more parish map to survey the living heritage.