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Museo Geologico Giovanni Capellini

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Great dinosaurs

Free entry. Huge display of fossils and stones. Great dinosaur layout. Kids would love it. Well... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Anemari O
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Kids loved the place

Biggest geology museum in Italy with impressive exponates even if you are not into geology/fossils... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Nea T
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Free entry. Huge display of fossils and stones. Great dinosaur layout. Kids would love it. Well displayed

Thank Anemari O
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We visited here while walking around the university area, mainly to show the dinosaur display to our small son, and he loved it! It is a fairly small museum more for research/educational purposes with lot of archaeological finds and collections. The Diplodocus display is the...More

Thank Manju P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Biggest geology museum in Italy with impressive exponates even if you are not into geology/fossils. Kids loved the place. highly recommended

Thank Nea T
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We visited here while strolling around the university area,and were not sorry. Great displays of archaeological finds including a huge Dinosaur.

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A wonderful old style museum. Fantastic to see all of these fossils. The big attraction is of course the dinosaur. It is worth the visit alone.

2  Thank orl7368
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We visited two Museums in Bologna, this one an the Zoology one, both at walkable distance from each other and both free and very educating for all ages, we were with children and they also enjoyed both places. Would definitely recommend if you have the...More

1  Thank Abi_uk5
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The museum is in a lovely part of the city, you could take a walk to it and enjoy the architecture. It's not a big place, but if you love archaeology, you would love it. Of course the best part are the huge dinosaur skeleton...More

Thank Annie I
Reviewed 26 June 2016

despite the name of the museum refers to geology... there are lots of fossils among plants and animals; impressive mastodons, Torvosaurus and the replica of a Diplodocus (original is in Pittsburgh) which is the star of the museum. A favorite visit for school kids. This...More

Thank Tualie
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing! And free! Walk down the street through the University area and you will find that their research museums are open to the public. The place is like walking into a movie set from an old movie. You can get really close...More

Thank macsterling
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Highly detailed, kind staff, perfect for families. You need min. 1 hour to see everything they have, one day if you really like natural science and dinosaurs. I will go back again, the next time i visit Bologna.

Thank Zsófia S
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