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San Sabba Rice Mill – National Monument

The San Sabba Rice Mill, founded as a factory for processing rice at the end of the 19th century, was the only concentration camp in Italy equipped with a crematorium. 
Risiera di San Sabba
Described by the Nazis as a Polizeihaftlager (police detention camp), it carried out three functions: eliminating hostages, partisans, Italian, Slovene and Croat political prisoners, and a small number of Jews; sorting political and racial detainees for deportation to other camps in the Reich (usually Dachau, Buchenwald and Mauthausen for politicians, Auschwitz and Bergen Belsen for the Jews); and storing property confiscated from Jewish communities of the Adriatic Coast.
It is very difficult to assess the extent of each of the three functions. We can only say that many thousands of prisoners were sent to other concentration camps, and thousands of partisans and political prisoners were murdered. 
Risiera di San Sabba
In 1965 the Rice Mill was designated a National Monument. In later years the site was developed to a design by the Trieste architect Romano Boico, and opened in its present form in 1975.
Today you can visit the "Hall of Crosses" where those arrested for racial and political reasons waited to be deported to other concentration camps of the Reich, and the "micro-cells" in which Italian, Slovene and Croat partisans were held, many of them destined for elimination. In addition, the Museum's "Memorial Hall" houses a statue by the Trieste sculptor Marcello Mascherini, dedicated to the martyrs of Auschwitz. 
Group booking
The group leader must ensure interpersonal distancing of at least one meter between members, except for cohabiting groups.
In consideration of the organization of the spaces of the individual museum structures, the composition of each group is allowed:

in the maximum number of 15 people for the Revoltella Museum, the Winckelmann Museum of Antiquities, the War Museum for Peace "Diego de Henriquez", the Risiera di San Sabba-National Monument, the Castle of San Giusto - Armeria and Lapidario Tergestino to the Lalio Bastion, Civico Museo del Mare - Sezione Lloyd al Magazzino 26, Orto Botanico;

in the maximum number of 10 people for the "Carlo Schmidl" Theater Museum, the Sartorio Museum, the Museum of Oriental Art, the Museum of the Risorgimento and the Oberdan Memorial, the Documentation Center of the Foiba di Basovizza, the Museum of Natural History;

in the maximum number of 5 people for the Swabian Museum, the Joyce Museum, the Petrarchesco-Piccolomineo Museum.

Reservations (max 1 group every 15 minutes) can be made from the home page of the single Museum which directs interested parties to the Midaticket portal; to the e-mail address of the individual Museum; by calling the Museum directly during opening hours.
Civico Museo Revoltella -

Civico Museo Teatrale "Carlo Schmidl" -

Civico Museo del Castello di San Giusto -

Civico Museo di Guerra per la Pace "Diego de Henriquez" -

Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba -

Civico Museo di Storia Naturale -

* with pre-sale right of € 1.00
Museo della Risiera di San Sabba (San Sabba Rice Mill)
via Giovanni Palatucci, 5
tel. +39 040 826 202

free entry
opening hours on the museum's website

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