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2009-05-15 11:42:47

The director of the State Tactile Museum Omero says guests to the tourist site in the Italian city of Ancona can freely touch its numerous art exhibits. Museum director Roberto Farroni said the tourist site, founded in 1993 by two seeing-impaired individuals, offers more than 150 artistic pieces including reproductions of the Venus De Milo and Michelangelo's David, the Italian news agency, ANSA, said Friday. No other museum offers the seeing impaired such a wide panorama of great artworks,...


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