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Address: Via Francesco Selmi 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 209140
08:30 - 18:00
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We visited two Museums in Bologna, this one an the Dinosaur one, both at walkable distance from each other and both free and very educating for all ages, we were with children and... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

What a find - part of the university zoologoical faculty - a great way to spend a hour and a half browsing the displays of bird reptile and mamal collections which served as a basis for scinetific study and investigation - it all seems very other worldly now that such collections took place and some wonderful animals were hunted and... More 

Thank Temple G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We visited two Museums in Bologna, this one an the Dinosaur 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 time.

Thank Abi_uk5
Wroclaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

There are really mamy, mamy things to see but to be honest, it is kind of boring. A little hint - it is for free and you can take pictures (without flash lamp, ofc), also the museum toilettes (level 0, to the left from entrance) are in good condition. Staff is nice, they do not following visitors as some kind... More 

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

If you are in Bologna this museum worth 1 hour of your time. They have a very colorful and detailed bird collection what it was worth it. On the other hand some of the mammals were very poorly prepared.

Thank Zsófia S
London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

This is located in the university quarters and is definitely worth doing. It is free entry and there is lots to see with a variety of animals on display. We would definitely recommend taking half an hour of your time to have a look around!

Thank youngcouple91

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