MUMAC Coffee Machine Museum


In a gracefully curved and strikingly red building in Binasco, about 12 miles southwest of Milan, sits a collection of contraptions that no coffee lover— especially those of the espresso variety—should miss. This is the MUMAC (short for Museo della Macchina per Caffe, or “Museum of the Coffee Machine”), home to one of the most comprehensive collections of coffee machines in the world.

The museum was created in 2012 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gruppo Cimbali, an Italian company whose two main brands of professional espresso and cappuccino equipment, LaCimbali and Faema, are considered by some as the Ferraris of the café world.

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