• The Cassani brothers at the drawing board, 1930

  • Nautical engine technical drawing, general view, 1934

  • F. Cassani pilots a motorlaunch fitted with one of his high speed diesel engines, 1937

  • Fighter with B8-110 engine technical drawing, general view, 1938

  • Some early SAME engines, Forties

  • Motor Reaper with SAME MIB 851 engine techincal drawing, 1946

  • Motor Reaper with SAME MIB 851 engine, 1946

  • MIB 851 engine-driven electricity generator, 1946

  • F. Cassani with SAME 1158 V engine, 1965

  • Disegno tecnico motore SAME SA 1158 V, 1962

  • 985 P and 1055 P engine overall measurements, 1979

  • Farmotion engine, 2014

  • Farmotion engine technical drawing, transverse section, 2014


Updated Historical Archive catalogue

Come and browse the updated catalogue, which now contains over new 900 entries including photographs, technical publications, advertising catalogues and other documents.

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Man, work and machines. Exhibition of projects by the students of the ‘Simone Weil’ Arts Secondary College of Treviglio.

The exhibition may be viewed, subject to reservation, at the SAME Museum from 21 May to 7 June, with opening hours from 08:30 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday.

On Sunday 26 May only, the museum will be open from 9:30 to 12:30 to all visitors without booking.

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2018 Culture of Enterprise Week
SDF inaugurated a new exhibit at the SAME Museum and the new SDF Historical Archives to coincide with the 2018 edition of the Culture of Enterprise Week (Settimana della Cultura d’Impresa).
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90 Years of Tractor History

The Historical Archives and Museum are located at the SDF Headquarters in Treviglio (Bergamo), and house, preserve and promote the historical documentation, tractors and farming machines of SAME and the other brands of the group: Lamborghini Tractors, Hürlimann, Deutz-Fahr and Grégoire.

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Visit the factory, the Historical Archives, and the Museum

The tour illustrates the design and assembly of a modern tractor, passing through the production, experimental and research and development departments. You will also see a selection of tractors, from 1927 to the present day, produced by brands in the SDF Group, as well as a wealth of documents held in the company’s historical archives.

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Technical publications purchase

SDF, aware of the significant cultural and technological value present in the documents of its Historical Archive, has initiated a vast recovery and digitalization operation for the User and Maintenance Booklets, Workshop Manuals and Spare Parts Catalogues (starting from the 1940s). These documents are at the disposition of enthusiasts, collectors, scholars and researchers, against reimbursement of expenses.


Where we are

Viale Francesco Cassani 1524047 Treviglio (BG)

Phone: +39 0363 421695

Fax: +39 0363 423695

Opening hours:
by appointment from Monday to Friday
from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. and from 13:30 P.M. to 17:30 P.M.

Please note that, in light of the Covid-19 emergency, the SAME Museum will be closed for visits until a date yet to be determined. Please contact the SDF Historical Archives for information.

We collaborate with…

  • Museimpresa
  • Automotoclub Storico Italiano
  • Associazione Nazionale Archivistica Italiana
  • SAN – Archivi d’Impresa
  • Direzione generale per gli archivi
  • Cultura Italia
  • Lombardia Beni Culturali
  • Centro per la cultura d’impresa
  • Scienzaingiro
  • Fondazione ISEC
  • Archivio del cinema industriale e della comunicazione d'impresa
  • Luce Cinecittà
  • Corte e fieno