The bookshop of the Museo Civico del Mare e della Navigazione Antica is a completely renovated space in the museum. It is entirely dedicated to the sea and its traditions. CoopCulture experiences a unique project in the area of the northern coast of Rome, taking care, with a thematic presentation, from the environments to the editorial production, of the sea bookshop. Texts about fishing in Lazio since ancient times, the ancient routes traveled by Phoenicians, Etruscans and Romans, up to the rediscovery of local traditions and the coast fishermen between Civitavecchia and Fiumicino, will also be presented.
The bookshop will house over 500 titles, divided into three areas: Sea, Territory and Kids. The Sea sector will present on the shelves books about literature, non-fiction and environment, as well as photographic, sports and cooking publications. The Territory section will include titles, commercially available, of local interest about the coast and the Etruscan and Roman internal area of northern Lazio, in addition to the Museo Civico del Mare e della Navigazione Antica new guide. Funny and original titles will make up the section dedicated to the kids, always about the theme of the sea, will be a good opportunity for knowledge and entertainment during the long summer evenings.
In the exhibition space of the bookshop and in the museum’s workshops will also be organized events and exploitation activities.