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Teatro Anatomico

Piazza Galvani, 2, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 276811
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Piazza Galvani, 2, Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

So much history and to think about how. It must have been back in the day fascinates the mind. We had a personal guide who shared so much about all the history and places in. Bologna.

Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 5 days ago

there wasn't much to it. Sorry. During our visit, we had access to two rooms only and one of those had a talk in Italian going on so we couldn't really explore. Disappointing.

Thank WildRover007
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is part of a medieval university building, a wood paneled theatre type of room that was used for anatomy lectures and dissection of human bodies. Of particular interest is that at the far end from the elevated lecture position, there is a double shuttered...More

Thank John W G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many details to see here and though a building with a scientific purpose it is crammed with interesting features. Apollo, Hippocrates, some famous chap holding up a nose. With not a computer in sight how all that knowledge was gained feels quite humbling.

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's essentially a historic surgical gallery, but a crucial part of Bologna's legacy as "the Learned One". If you are a scientist, particularly one interested in human anatomy, or someone who works in the medical field, or a historian with an interest in the advancement...More

Thank nssmben
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the archiginnasio already reviewed by me. It is an interesting spot with a marble slab in the centre where the autopsies were carried out. The lecture theatre is surrounded by statues of academics and the lecturn is supported by a sculpture of two...More

Thank 13Lin13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of a walking tour and would have liked to have visited for longer. Absolutely amazing place to see. As with most historic building in Bologna, beautifully decorated.

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, honestly I'm biased. I'm a scientist and anatomy is a big part of my job... but to me, this reconstructed (the original was destroyed) anatomical theatre was just amazing. The history behind how we used to study the human body in health and disease.

2  Thank Anne_Boon90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting room that's worth the price of admission. The entrance may be a bit hard to find depending on what map you use and/or which address you input. It's to the right of the Mara Max on Via dell'Archiginnasio.

1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every travel show in the UK visits this place. History oozes from the walls. 3 euros entrance but worth it to protect this wonderful theatre. Scientific anatomical dissections helped medical students study the human body. May sound macabre but the statues are worth seeing. Beyond...More

Thank amandahep15
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