The Ladin Cultural Institute "Micurà de Rü" in San Martino in Badia in Alta Badia, South Tyrol
The Ladin Cultural Institute "Micurà de Rü" is located in San Martino in Badia. The museum was brought to life by a provincial law on July 31st 1976 and was opened in the autumn of 1977.
The purpose of this Institute:
- study of the language, history and culture of the Dolomite Ladins at a scientific level;
- contribution to the maintenance and strengthening of the language and the promotion of culture through courses, publications and permanent educational programmes;
- establishment of an archive and a library specialized in Ladin studies;
- intensification of relations between the Ladins of all valleys and between the Ladins from the Dolomites, from Friuli and Grigioni.
With its numerous activities the institute has already contributed to the culture and has given a strong impulse to the Ladin conscience.
The library (specialized and general library with video and audio player) is open to the public from Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Exhibitions by different Ladin artists of international fame are organised during the summer months.