Gianni Caproni Museum of Aeronautics

Local nameMuseo Gianni Caproni
LocationTrento, Italy

The Gianni Caproni Museum of Aeronautics is Italy's oldest aviation museum, as well as the country's oldest corporate museum. It was established in 1927 as the Caproni Museum by Italian aviation pioneer and aeronautical engineer, Giovanni Battista "Gianni" Caproni and his wife, Timina Guasti Caproni.The museum was originally located in Taliedo, in the suburbs of Milan. The aircraft in the collection were moved to Venegono Superiore during World War II, and the exhibition was reopened in Vizzola Ticino in the 1960s. At the end of the 1980s, the museum moved to its present location. The current museum building, 5 kilometres south of Trento and adjacent to the Trento Airport, was opened on 3 October 1992.

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Coordinates 46°1'15.237" N 11°7'36.875" E

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