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The history and adventures of flight told by a museum hosting the first aeronautical collection existing in the world, funded in the 1920s by aviation pioneer Gianni Caproni, from Trento. The Aeronautical Museum "Gianni Caproni" features a collection of several historical aircrafts of global significance. The Aeronautical Museum "Gianni Caproni" was re-opened in Trento in 1992, and was later integrated into the network of science museums headed by MUSE-The Science Museum; it aims at the diffusion of the history and culture of aeronautics to the general public.

The Museum is currently serving its purpose by organizing interactive temporary exhibitions, permanent exhibitions, as well as workshops and activities for schools and cultural events for the public; it also issued several historical and scientific publications. Together with its aircrafts, the Museum features historical relics, documents and personal objects that help remembering and telling the story of some of the most renowned pioneers, architects, builders and aviators of our national aeronautical history. The Museum also guards an important series of engines, on-board equipment and other instruments used by pilots throughout the 20th Century, as well as numerous practical accounts of the Caproni’s business over the decades.

The Museum illustrates the story of aviation pioneers of the beginning of the 20th Century and tells us about the pilots who fought in the Great War and their equipment, such as the Caproni Ca.6, dating back to 1911, the Ansaldo S.V.A.5 driven by Gino Allegri during his "Flight over Vienna" in 1918. The narration continues through the relics and the protagonists of the industrial reconversion that characterized the post-war era, from the origins of passenger aircrafts in the early 20s to the creation of big Air Force airplanes, such as the Savoia Marchetti S.M.79, the “Sparviero” (Sparrow hawk), one of the best known Italian bombers of World War II. In recent years, the Museum has widened its offer by adding an art exhibition and a permanent section on flight simulation.