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The Convention Centre

With a 2500 people capacity in 7 different rooms, together with the convention centre and the outdoor spaces, the National Museum of Pietrarsa is one of the biggest and most important convention centre of the south of Italy.

Being a museum as primary vocation, Pietrarsa is also a cultural pole, where it is not only possible to discover the railway history, but it is also possible to organize events and exhibitions, theatre shows, fashion shows or Christmas markets, that give the opportunity to enjoy the museum in a new way, creating a lot of different occasions for different kinds of audiences.

A lot of events are organized in the open spaces of the museum: the view of the terrace on the Gulf of Naples, the Amphitheatre and the botanical garden create a perfect natural frame.

Also the convention area, the heart of the convention centre, and the exposition rooms, are very fascinating venues: the luxurious architectures of the factory, together with the most modern technological services, makes them perfect places to host high standard business or institutional meetings.

The Complex

The areas

The terraces on the sea

The charm of the seascape

Nestling between the sea and Mount Vesuvius with a spectacular view over the Gulf of Naples, the Museum of Pietrarsa has an extraordinary evocative power.

Pavilion A

Steam Locomotives

A space dedicated to the exposition of the most important steam locomotive of the FS. The Hall is surely the biggest and most emotional space of the Museum.

The dining car


Created with the aim of reproducing a typical dining car of the 20s, the Vesuvio represents its historical reinterpretation in the perfect Fondazione FS style, included in the prestigious collection of the National Railway Museum of Pietrarsa.

The Convention Area

Old time elegance

The rooms, once utilized by the workers as dining hall, and then as direction offices, are closed to public, and can be rented for various kinds of events.

Cinema Hall

The beating heart of the ancient factory

Here there are some of the colossal workshop’s machines and tools, used to curve the metal sheets or to hole the piston rods.