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Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali

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24 Oct 2014
“Has moved temporarily ”
2 Aug 2013
“More Amusing and Odd than Informative”
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Reviewed 24 October 2014 via mobile

The museum is not in its normal place for Oct & Nov 2014. Smaller exhibit can get through quickly. Nothing new from other museums.

Thank Sag_Mom
Reviewed 2 August 2013

We visited in Oct 2012. The building is very large from the outside and the entry is large and sweeping so we expected big things but the displays are very rudimentary and not very scientific. This is more a display of someone's taxidermy hobby. There...More

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank Mike C
Reviewed 3 May 2013

apart from the usual display of animals and skeletons, some quite old, they are opening a whole new area that's real state of the art in modern technicalities. lots of interactive planels, and all displays are really well done. explanation on the panels and screens...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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Reviewed 29 April 2013

This museum was not at all worth the money. It is extremely small, its collection is very old and displayed in plain glass cases, it is disorganized, and it is boring. I love natural history museums, and the two that I have been to are...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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Reviewed 18 March 2012

This muse um is currently being renovated so some displays are unavailable. Many of the animal collections are held in a temporary gallery in an "ark" but a display on taxidermy takes advantage of that to show differences in techniques and approaches to animal displays....More

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank 48Gina
Reviewed 27 February 2012

This museum represents a good opportunity for adults to show their kids how mummified animals look like. Some are a little scary, some are not. Kids can also run (even if the tellers do not appreciate it) on the corridors. On the upper floors you...More

Thank Tiranno
Reviewed 25 August 2011

I wasn't about to visit the museum & got there just by chance. I did like it, though, especially the installations on the ground flour. The price is very reasonable for such a museum (I also got a discount ticket being under 26). The only...More

Date of experience: June 2011
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Reviewed 3 March 2010

Great visit definitely recommended! The Regional Museum of Natural Sciences brings together collections of botany, entomology, geology - mineralogy - petrology, palaeontology and zoology. The Museum is housed in the building of the Ospedale di San Giovanni that still retains its original appearance externally. In...More

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