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Museum of the History of Bologna

Via Castiglione 8, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 1993 6370
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Museum of the History of Bologna

The virtual tour of medieval Bologna was definitely the highlight ( not advisable for those with a... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Michelle B
via mobile
Well worth a visit

We're not great museum enthusiasts but decided to find out more about Bologna's history we would... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Jenni R
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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Via Castiglione 8, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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"grand palazzo"
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"different languages"
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The virtual tour of medieval Bologna was definitely the highlight ( not advisable for those with a fear of heights... it will do your head in) but otherwise fantastic! Lots of really interesting information with visual and auditory support... loved it ! The audio that...More

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We're not great museum enthusiasts but decided to find out more about Bologna's history we would visit and were not disappointed. You also have the opportunity to have a virtual reality experience which was amazing, and well worth the extra euros, you really feel you...More

Thank Jenni R
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

It was a good place to start our time in Bologna, we found out about the history of city, although it was only later in the day that we really made sense of some of the things we saw. Not much information so unless you...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

The museum was high on our list of attractions because we were interested in something different from typical relics. The free audio guide did not match with what was on display at times. This was very frustrating. The 3-D exhibit, one of the reasons we...More

Thank Emil R
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Be prepared to spend some time here. Set in a beautiful palace that is alone worth the visit, the wonderful displays walk you through Bologna's history from early settlement to modern times. I loved the section about the buiiding of the porticos and also models...More

Thank DianePerth_Australia
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Modern and colorful and interesting, this is a wonderful place to spend a few hours learning the rich history of Bologna. Displays are mostly in Italiano, and we are learning Italian, but you can get an audio tour in English. Be sure to watch the...More

Thank helo-papa
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The range of information was astounding and so well presented The historical video was well worth watching

Thank Larry F
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

A very interesting museum covering the history of Bologna.A lot to take in but you do come away a lot wiser .Well worth a visit.

Thank Bob A
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is more of an information centre than a museum and although interesting there are not many displays or artefacts but still worth a visit

Thank teena999
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The set up takes you around a series of rooms with an included audio guide. Each room is fascinating in it's own right but with the audio guide it is absorbing. In most rooms there is an extra option for additional information. I spent much...More

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it's a few blocks from piazza maggiore. easy to miss. dee
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