Museums & Galleries / Casalabate - Squinzano (LE)
Provincial Museum of Popular Traditions "Abbazia di Cerrate"
The Provincial Museum of Popular Traditions "Abbazia di Cerrate" is an art museum in Lecce. The museum is located in the premises adjacent to the 13th century Abbey of Santa Maria di Cerrate, in the locality Casalabate, about 7 km from the city. The museum has two sections. The first proposes sculptures and architectural fragments of apulian-romanesque style, coming from the Abbey. The second section is dedicated to objects, rural and craft traditions of Salento: the tools of the farm work, ceramics, pottery and a series of papier-mâché statues.