dida centre immaginario didattico
Adegliacco’s mill is located along Udine’s canal, and hosts the visitor centre called Dida Centre Immaginario Didattico and the first “scientific garden” of Friuli Venezia Giulia named “A park to think – an outdoor scientific imaginarium” in the nearby green area.
Adegliacco’s Immaginario Didattico is a science education centre organises thematic workshops and special visits for schools, whereas on the last Sunday of each month the centre is open to visitors and families.
In addition to that, at weekends Immaginario Didattico organises edutainment activities for children:
A NIGHT OF IMAGINATION
A whole night at the museum with construction activities, games, free exploration of exhibits and an exciting meeting with a famous scientist of the past…then everybody goes to sleep in their sleeping bags.
The museum also organises several activities for schools, such as:
- GUIDED VISITS to the mill and its well-restored machinery, as well as free visits in the green area in front of the building, the “Park to think” which hosts an outdoor museum on optical reflection, geometry and mathematics, with a set of mirrors and big exhibits which are nice to look at and pleasant to touch, to study and to discover..
- DEMONSTRATIONS AND EXPERIMENTAL ACTIVITIES: the Dida Centre provides a broad range of workshops to arouse curiosity about science through informal education activities. By using common objects and simple experimental equipment, 6 to 18 year olds can learn different scientific topics such as Earth sciences, palaeontology, ecology, chemistry, biology, physics, natural sciences, technology and nutrition.
- ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN: on Mondays the Science Centre is fully dedicated to 3-5 year-old children. In addition to guided tours, they can take part in edutainment activities specifically designed for them.
- NAVIS: the Science Centre comes to you directly in your school, with workshops organized to be held in class, to stimulate group work.
- IMAGINABLE: museum tours and workshops targeting the disabled.
how to reach us
Tavagnacco Education Centre is located in Adegliacco, via dei Molini 32.
If you come from Udine take via Nazionale until the roundabout facing the Metro Store and take the exit to via della Chiesa leading to Adegliacco. Take via della Chiesa until – after about 500m – you reach a small roundabout crossing via Centrale; turn left to Cavalicco and after a while turn left into via dei Molini. Take via dei Molini and go straight on for three hundred meters.
If you come from the motorway A23 take the exit Udine Nord. Follow the signs to Tavagnacco, turn into viale Venezia (SS13) and go straight on until you reach via Vittorio Alfieri (signs to Tavagnacco and Centro Commerciale Friuli), then turn right. Carry on until the roundabout facing the Metro Store and take the exit to Adegliacco turning into via della Chiesa. Then go straight on as explained above.