Museo per la Memoria di Ustica is a museum in Rome, Italy, dedicated to the memory of the aerial tragedy of DC-9 Itavia that crashed on the island of Ustica on June 27, 1980. It is a place of commemoration and documentation of the tragedy in which all 81 people on board a passenger plane were killed.
The museum presents a series of interactive and technological exhibitions that reconstruct the events of tragedy and the search for the truth about its cause. The museum opened in 2018 and aimed to promote the culture of memory and truth about this tragic event.
How to explore Museo per la Memoria di Ustica?
- Visit the museum's interactive exhibits that help understand the tragedy and its developments better. These exhibits use cutting-edge technology to reconstruct the events of aerial tragedy and the search for truth. The museum also preserves a number of objects and finds related to the tragedy, such as passenger shoes, pilot uniforms, and aircraft pieces.
- The museum features the filming footage documenting events and the search for the truth about the aerial tragedy.
- Explore reconstructions of the aircraft in 3D. This helps to understand the dynamics of the tragedy better.
- Listen to the testimonies of survivors and family members of the victims, which provide a unique perspective on the tragedy.
- Attend workshops and activities that include educational workshops and guided tours.
- The museum also houses art installations that pay tribute to the victims and promote reflection on memory and truth. Discover the history of truth search!