The construction of the castle dates back to around 1283. There are records of Calcino Tornielli taking possession
Modern town, but with a strong historical and cultural identity, Borgomanero presents itself as a balanced synthesis of the variety of landscapes and economic orientations of the area, a meeting place between the more closed local realities and the influence of the major centers beyond Ticino.
The Museum of Rural Civilisation is housed in Palazzo Bono in the hamlet of Santa Cristina. It is