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Absolutely recommended!

I truly recommend Michele! He helped me during the entire process of getting my Italian citizenship... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Awaken your family history.

My visit to Padula was an Amazing experience. I have traveled to many places to experience other... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
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4 Aug 2017
“Absolutely recommended!”
3 Aug 2017
“Awaken your family history.”
In Padula (SA), a little village in South Italy was born The " Museo del cognome". It is situated into an old house where the visitor can "walk" in the past thanks old records of Civil's Archive, Ecclesiastical's Archives and Notary's Archive. There...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Largo Municipio 8 | Salerno, 84034 Padula, Italy
+39 347 829 5374
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

I truly recommend Michele! He helped me during the entire process of getting my Italian citizenship and for sure his service was invaluable. He is an outstanding professional and really kind with me and my family. I recommend him without doubts.

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

My visit to Padula was an Amazing experience. I have traveled to many places to experience other peoples history. Michele and Staff opened the door to my own. As a kid growing up in Brooklyn hearing stories from family. Michele and his research opened the...More

1  Thank ezgoing17
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We arrived to Padula, without knowing that existed Museo del Congnome. Thanks to Agroturismo Tre Santi, we realize that, and decided to go. Michele is the principal leader of the genealogic group and researchers, is a gentile and smart person, expert in Italian genelogy. The...More

1  Thank Edgar S
Reviewed September 23, 2015

Main purpose of our trip was to visit the town that my father grew up in. The museum was extremely helpful researching my family, showing me around town, and supplying information. They are the only museum of their type and are not limited to Padula.

1  Thank Frederick C
Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is the place to go if you are interested in exploring your family's roots in Italy. Not only did we receive birth certificates and a family tree for my wife's grandfather back to his grandfather, but we received a wonderful tour of Padula with...More

1  Thank skyros2015
Reviewed June 17, 2015

For people of Italian descent who are interested in researching their family history, this is the place to go. Michele Cartusciello was very helpful in every way and provided my husband with many documents relating to his ancestors.

1  Thank dianadevit
Reviewed April 1, 2015

Definitely a place not to be missed if you're looking for your ancestors! Michele has helped my family to find missing pieces of our family history, he is very passionate and knowledgeable on the subject of ancestry. Michele quickly found information about our ancestors that...More

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April 22, 2015|
Response from Michele C | Property representative |
Hi, Please, write me an e-mail giving me more details about. Find the e-mail address on the Museo del Cognome website. Unfortunately, I can't send you them via TripAdvisor. Thank you.
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