September, 11 - 18: closed for vacation

on 2014-09-10 in Notizie

We wish to advise visitors that the Museum will be closed for vacation from the 11th to 18th of September.

Surname Festival 2014

on 2014-08-19 in Appuntamenti

Michele Cartusciello, Director of The Surname Museum, in collaboration with the Association Santa Barbara and FamilySearch, promotes and organizes the 4th edition of the “Festival of the Surname”, the genealogical event dedicated to the surname. The exhibition will take place from 17 to 19 October 2014, in the old centre of the medieval town Teggiano.

“On the Ancestors' Traces” - Exhibition/Team Competition Photo Contest - Prize Money: 1000 Euros

on 2014-08-13 in Appuntamenti

The Surname Museum (Museo del Cognome - Padula - SA), in collaboration with "Santa Barbara" Association  (Teggiano – SA), introduces a singular and unique initiative, on the occasion of the 4th edition of The Surname Festival” that will take place in the old town centre of Teggiano, from the  17th to the 19th October 2014.


International Museum Day on May 18, 2014

on 2014-05-15 in Appuntamenti

Since 1977, the ICOM (International Council Of Museum), celebrates the International Museum Day: an annual event dedicated to the museum and their cultural value. The theme of this 2014 is "Make connections with collections".



The Surname Museum reviewed on website

on 2014-01-21 in Recensioni e Rassegna Stampa is a cultural spreading website, an original contact between writing and photography. It published a review about The Surname Museum some weeks ago.

International gathering of the surname “Sarli” - 3rd edition of the Festival of the Surname

on 2013-08-15 in Notizie

 III edizione Festa del Cognome -Sarli

The 3rd edition of “The Festival of Surname" will take place in August 17th , 2013. This event has been organized by the Surname Museum (Il Museo del Cognome), with the partecipation of FamilySearch and the endorsement of the Municipality of Padula.

Cartusciello surname

on 2013-06-08

Appuntamento con i Cartusciello

Here we are again with “Cognomi d’Italia, an online column about the Italian Surnames”. Today we are going to talk about the surname “Cartusciello”.


This online column has been created by the Director of the Museum in collaboration with Ondanews in order to let discover this interesting “world”, the origin and the spread of some surnames.

The Surname Museum meets the students of Liceo “Severi”.

on 2013-05-12 in Notizie

An unusual afternoon for the students of Liceo Scientifico “Severi” of Castellamare di Stabia. The last 15th of April a small group had the chance to discover something new, a particular museum, “The Surname Museum”.

“ Genealogy and comics” Padula(SA) from may 5 to june 16

on 2013-04-19 in Appuntamenti

Genealogia e fumetto Padula(SA) dal 5 maggio al 16 giugno
The program of event “ Genealogy and comics”
  • Friday May 3, 8.00 p.m., into “ex Cinema Orchidea”, Umberto I place : startup of event 

Genealogy and comic

on 2013-02-22 in Blog

Geneologia e fumetto

The " Museo del cognome" and Mr Antonio Sanseviero ( a lover of comics)  are having the first show of " Genealogy and comics". This exibition will be in Padula, into this museum in the mounth of April and may. You'll have informations again

Surname Coiro

on 2013-02-07 in Appuntamenti

Third date about our show " Surnames of Italy". Today we'll speak of " Coiro" surname

" Surnames of Italy" is a cultural show of "ondanews" with " Surname Museum" of Padula. Togheter we'll know surnames world, about its birth,  meaning and diffusion.

Carrara Surname

Written by Michele Cartusciello on 2012-12-27 in Appuntamenti

Second date about our show " Surnames of Italy". Today we'll speak of " Carrara" surname

" Surnames of Italy" is a cultural show of "ondanews" with " Surname Museum" of Padula. Togheter we'll know surnames world, about its birth,  meaning and diffusion. 

Winter Offers

Written by Michele Cartusciello on 2012-11-24 in Notizie

Offerta per Natale

Dall'8 dicembre 2012 al 6 gennaio 2013 presso il “Museo del Cognome” a soli 35,00:

Il libro “ Padula e Padulesi nel mondo dal 1857 , viaggio fotografico tra sogni e realtà”

I quadreni del Museo “Padula e Padulesi video del 1950” Libricino +DVD

Libricino : “Ricette della Tradizione”

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I have worked with Michele for over 7 years. During this time Michele has: continued first hand research, supplied copies of vital family...

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