The Domenico Ridola National Museum in Matera is a public institution located in the city of the Sassi, in Basilicata.
The collections of the Domenico Ridola National Museum include archaeological artifacts, contemporary art, and 20th-century works of art, as well as a section dedicated to the history of the city of Matera and its popular culture.
The museum's collections are displayed both permanently and temporarily, and the museum also organizes cultural and educational events for the public.
The collections of the Domenico Ridola National Museum of Matera include archaeological artifacts dating back to different historical periods, from prehistoric times to the Roman era.
Among these, ceramics, metal objects, hidden treasures, coins, and other valuable objects can be found.
The museum also hosts a section of contemporary art and 20th-century works of art, which includes paintings, sculptures, photographs, and other works of art created by local and national artists.
The history and popular culture of Matera are represented through the collection of everyday objects, musical instruments, traditional costumes, and other objects of historical and cultural interest.
The museum also organizes temporary exhibitions on various topics, allowing the public to learn more about the history and culture of Matera and the Basilicata region.
Guided tours of the whale fossil named Giuliana are also scheduled.