Largo Castello - Molo Margherita, Monopoli, (Bari)
The Museum in the Castle of Charles V of Monopoli was founded in 2010 in order to create a landmark for the city of Monopoli while protecting, preserving and exposing the historical evidence of the city and its relationship with the sea, from the Bronze Age to the early nineteenth century. The museum has started a collection of significant findings on the subject, that were previously stored at the municipal warehouses and were therefore unusable. The museum aims to be an important international showcase for the city of Monopoli, enhancing a rarely considered field of archaeology and the link with the sea of people who lived in these lands. The location chosen for the museum, is a further factor of improvement for the city of Monopoli, being itself an important part of history that links the city to the sea.