The Gavirate pipe museum (private), now known throughout the world as the "First Italian Pipe Museum" was established in the late 1970s by J.M. ALBERTO PARONELLI cataloging and exposing the numerous and valuable pieces collected during his years of commercial activity and during his frequent trips abroad. Since its establishment the museum is located in Via Del Chiostro 1 / A in Gavirate in the province of Varese. The museum can be visited only by appointment (GUIDED TOURS) by calling +393407444130 or by email at