Macchina a Vapore
Museo Franco Risi
Welcome to the website of the renovated ‘Macchina a Vapore’ Museum.
Take your time to read all the details while taking a look at the related photos, and please feel free to request further information about them via the contacts provided.
On the website you will find detailed information on a collection of vintage steam engines that has been put together over the course of more than 40 years.
that began at age 14
Franco Risi has always been passionate about mechanics and steam, and this museum is a testament to all the hard work done over the years.
Why visit the Museum?
A journey back
A journey through the history of steam engines
You will find lots of interesting facts on how to harness steam power
Those who visited it
What they said about us
is paid to each single detail
by applying techniques from the past
A deep, intense and unwavering passion... has driven Franco Risi since his youth, when his courtyard became a stage for agricultural activities involving the use of large steam engines, which he later decided to collect...
More than 40 years spent collecting and meticulously restoring machinery
Expertise in restoring and assembling all parts of each machine