The Museum is located in the central Piazza del Popolo, in the heart of the historical centre of Presicce, on the first floor of Palazzo Ducale. The objects were placed in different themed rooms: the Earth Hall, the Fire Hall, the Water Hall and the Time Hall. The discoveries are the result of donations from private citizens, who wanted to share their treasures with the visitors wanting to explore and to enter into the rural traditions of Salento. The Museum is part of the national circuit of the "Oil Road". Since 1996, the “Open Museum” Association carries out dissemination and training activities, through cultural events, land management and guided tours.