The International Museum of the Bagpipe “P. Vecchione”

The Bagpipe Museum is a real-life museum open all year, which holds instruments from pastoral civilization coming both from Scapoli and the Mainarde area, as well from as other Italian regions and from around the world. Exhibited in Palazzo Mancini and dedicated to Pasquale Vecchione, it is one of the most interesting cultural and touristic destinations in the Upper Volturno Valley, thanks to its specificity.


Via Santa Maria,1  Tel. +390865-954270

Starting from August 2020, the InfoPoint of the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park is open inside the International Museum of Bagpipes, a touristic office for information, welcoming tourists and for promoting the activities of the Park and the Municipality of Scapoli.

NOTICE: Please note that the International Bagpipe Museum “P. Vecchione”, from 8 July 2021, exceptionally it will be open to the public throughout the summer period from Thursday to Sunday from 10-12.30 and 16-18.30.
In fact, the start of the renovation and technological modernization works is postponed to early September to give all tourists visiting Scapoli the opportunity to admire the valuable collections of bagpipes and musical instruments exhibited at the Museum.
We are sure, therefore, that those who visit the Bagpipe Museum in this period will be able to appreciate the beauty and quality of the exhibition despite some small imperfections that will be subject to intervention in the next maintenance works.

To visit the Museum during closing days you can have a booking sending an email to with details (day, time, number of visitors) at least one week before the visit (at least 5 people).

Full price ticket: 2,50 Euro
Reduced price ticket: 1,50 Euro