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Address: Via Francesco Selmi 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
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Croydon
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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