Società Cooperativa VISERAS

Viseras is the cooperative which runs the museum system of Mamoiada called MAMU; this includes "Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee", "Museo della Cultura e del Lavoro" and the "MATER" , museum of archeology and territory. In addition to the management of the Museum , the cooperative is part of all cultural and tourist activities affecting Mamoiada and its territory. The professional figures part of the cooperative are three in a full-time position and two as seasonal employees.
Tourism Attractiveness 
The cooperative is part of the group who every year organizes the “Tappas in Mamujada” event. The event falls within the itinerary named “Autumn in Barbagia” and was launched in 2003 with the idea of creating a gastronomic and handicraft journey which brings back the ancient tradition of Mamoiada to stop for TAPPAS along the wineries and the homes of friends, to enjoy a piece of cheese, bread and a glass of wine. This tour in the heart of the village combines the culinary tradition of Mamoiada, rich of original recipes and traditional sweets, to traditional art craft ranging from the creation of Mamuthones masks to the manufacture of the knife, the work of carving wood, the processing of traditional costumes and various artistic processes born in recent years in the wake of the event. In 2013’s edition, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd november, there were 1.410 visitors at the Museum of Mediterranean Masks. In the same year, approximately 18.000 were the admissions to the Museum of Mediterranean Masks.
How we promote cooperatives’ values and culture 
Soc. Coop. VISERAS has its natural connection with the various programs of cultural and tourist interest that take place in Mamoiada and its surroundings. In particular, Soc. Coop. VISERAS stands as a reference point and organizational information landmark for visiting the area, join activities and festive events, first of all the Carnival, and promote food and local crafts. But the main feature of Soc. Coop. Viseras is the entertainment activity in the area.
Mother tongue 
Italian
Languages spoken 
English, French, Spanish
Availability for visits 
on a daily basis
Transports 
Bus
Car (good road connection)
Other facilities 
shops
exhibition areas
recreation and entertainment facilities
Library, information point, wi fi free zone
Facilities for Disabled people 
ramps for wheelchairs
toilet facilities
Lift
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