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Teatro Anatomico

Piazza Galvani, 2, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 276811
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Piazza Galvani, 2, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 276811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Family crests abound at the entrance to this great building, tucked away off the Piazza Maggiore just before entering the Piazza Galvani. Astonishing history and beautiful anatomical theatre, the students of the great families who studied here were so fortunate. So many early statues of...More

Thank NfN270644
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice to see and the history is very interesting. To imagine that this is one of the oldest Universities in the western world. The whole family loved it.

Thank mbamerican
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having studied anatomy for four years, I found this place amazing. Make sure you get the information about it before you go in to get as much out of your visit here as possible. Well worth a look!

Thank giacomina17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an interesting sight to see in Bologna. Both being the first death hospital, and the interior design is so nice.

Thank Ozge U
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting place concerning the history of medice and the Bologna university. You see the room and the table where autopsies were done in the past, to give students the opportunity to see the inside of the human body. For the same price you can also...More

Thank Chrilanda N
Reviewed 18 December 2017

3 euros to go in, you get to visit the Anatomy theatre and part of the library with painted ceilings and walls. Very nice place, well worth a visit.

Thank cantabria2012
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Part of the University library,pay on entrance, The wood carvings are staggering, such detail of the human body,

Thank quilter48
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I'd been here before but last time I didn't go upstairs, where the actual museum is! This time I was better prepared. There was an exhibition on prosthetic limbs of WW1 which was very interesting. The anatomy theatre was as you'd expect but it was...More

Thank MarcusHurley
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The theatre was built in 1637 to allow medical students to learn by observing dissections of human corpses. It is housed in the Palazzo dell’ Archiginnasio (previously the main building of the university in the city). Stunning cedar wood 'amphitheatre' where students could observe from...More

1  Thank chepaddy
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Interesting and quite bizarre - earliest anatomy school and teaching for students from human cadavers

Thank newmarket18
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