The Sea Museum

The bow of a fishing boat that welcomes visitors
The bow of a fishing boat that welcomes visitors

San Benedetto del Tronto Sea Museum includes: the "Antiquarium Truentinum", which displays the history of the territory of San Benedetto del Tronto from Neolithic to Medieval times; the "Amphorae Museum", where amphoras of different kinds and times are exhibited.


They were dragged out by the fishing boats of the local fleet, all over the Mediterranean Sea; the “Augusto Capriotti Fish Museum ”, including over 9.000 items among fishes, crustaceans, mollusks, cetaceans, and fossils. It also includes an aquarium room, a small archeological section, and the modern 3D room “Immersea”, created with the contribution of Museumcultour Project, which allows young and adults to plunge into the underwater life of the Adriatic Sea.

Tthe "Museum of Marine Tradition of Marche Region", which focuses on the life and works of the fishermen of the past, and tells their stories mingling brilliantly traditional and multimedia communications.

The "Adriatic section" offers a spectacular view over the port area; the "Sea Picture Gallery" displays paintings, photos and drawings by the Swiss artist Châtelain, and the local painters De Carolis, Landi and Marchegiani.