Molise is a central region with respect to the Mediterranean basin. It is located on the Apennine ridge and is characterized by a territory that rises up to 2000 meters from the Adriatic Sea.
In this area, consistent traces of historical facts survive that allow us to know the history of all humanity. The evident elements of this stratification today constitute not only a historical resource but also the prerequisite for an economic development that is based on the protection of its natural landscape and the enhancement of the architecture, works of art and cultural heritage that define its character. particular.
The accidental discovery a few decades ago of prehistoric elements belonging to a period of about one million years ago, brought Isernia to the attention of the scientific world because in its surroundings remains of the oldest human encampment in Europe were found. The paleontological museum of Isernia therefore represents one of the points of attention of the city for the interest that the scientific world has reserved for this discovery.
The possibility of using a museum of great architectural value and well equipped for educational visits is the first of the region’s points of excellence.