Petrol Pumps and Service Stations Museum – Tradate
The world’s largest collection of petrol pumps and gas station related items
The Service Stations Fisogni Museum is located in Tradate in the province of Varese in the historic Villa Castiglioni.
It has been founded by Guido Fisogni in 1966 after years of passionate research into abandoned and disused petrol pumps.
Today it is the most complete in the world in the fuel distribution field (Guinness World Record certified) particularly with regard to historic petrol pumps.
The Museum contains more than 5000 items including petrol pumps, plates, graphics, oil cans, oilers, air gauges, compressors, fire extinguishers… and an incredible number of vintage postcards and gadgets depicting the logos of oil companies from the beginning of last century.
Even the large archive of documents, advertising material and technical drawings are continuously consulted by students and designers who ask for information on the different petrol pumps or for images for editorial use or researches on the advertising or technological evolution of service stations.
Furthermore, due to the convenient proximity to Milan and Malpensa, the Museum has also proved to be an ideal location for rallies or vintage cars and motorbikes events.
“My passionate research – says Guido Fisogni – has been focused on recovering the past, documenting the progress of technology, and on giving the right value to the vintage industrial item, And now the museum offers an easy path providing the historical and aesthetic location of each item. “
The Fisogni Service Staions Museum is open only by reservation calling +39 335 6777118 or +39 371 3354715 or sending an email>>>
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