Visit the Museum of Petrol Pumps and Varese!
The museum of the Petrol Pumps Fisogni Tradate
Starting from Moltrasio is very easy to get to Tradate: follow the Regina road towards Como, then enters into A9 higway direction Milan and exit at Lomazzo Nord. Here, take the highway SS342 – COMO – VARESE direction Varese (3rd exit at the roundabout). Pass a few villages: Guanzate, Appiano Gentile, until you get to Tradate. Here the original museum, founded by Guido Fisogni in 1966, is currently the most comprehensive museum of petrol pumps in the world with as more as 5,000 objects including of course petrol pumps and more: everything that is tied to the history of the stations service can be seen here, such as plates, oil milk, vintage graphics, oilers, pyrometers, compressors etc. In addition, it will be possible to have an historical path through many vintage postcards and oil companies’s gadgets. You will see also advertising material and technical drawings.
Let’s Visit Varese!
When you finish your visit to the museum, you should make a stop at the Sacred Mountain and in Varese.