Historiale is a new approach to history. It uses cinema, art, theatre, music, and special effects to tell the story of the 20th century, from the Second World War to the bombing of the ancient Abbey of St Benedict.
The Historical Museum is located in an area with a thousand-year history, and it highlights the excellence of the place from which the Benedictine spirit spread and contributed to the foundation of Europe.

The narrative of the Historiale is dominated by the figure of Saint Benedict, who is the patron saint of Europe and the town of Cassino. The place, despite its association with war, aims to be a hymn to peace.
The rooms of the Historiale are dimly lit, with dark walls intensifying the semi-darkness. The objects of the narrative emerge from this penumbra, evoked by the music and the soundtrack of the rooms.

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