The Barbie’ Museum of Ripatransone

Do you know that in Marche you can find a very nice museum dedicated to …..Barbie doll!?

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You have to reach Ripatransone in the province of Ascoli Piceno. Thanks to Rossella Iobbi, we could dream once again about colorful dresses and shiny crowns. The collection count 700 pieces also with the very first doll Barbie, produced in 1958 and sold in 1959.

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Guess what: Ken is in the museum as well!

The very first Ken doll use to be made with strange hair made using  moquette !

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Where to find the Barbie’s Museum

You can find the Barbie’ Museum on the second floor of the family restaurant “I due cipressi”.

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You can find the museum on route SS 16 to Offida and then follow Fonte antica .

Info :

Via fonte antica 25, 63038 Ripatransone

Tel. 0735 99290 Closed on Monday.

© Irene Mancini e Silvia Concetti