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The Museum of Natural History is one of the oldest and most important scientific museums in Tuscany. The building, previously a Camaldolese monastery, houses two centuries of acquisitions and donations. Collections of natural and historical...more
There is something for everyone here - geology, zoology, anatomy. Entry is free. There is a section that contains some curious specimens of conjoined animal twins. So if you taking children and you do not want them to see this be careful. I throughly enjoyed...More
Thoroughly enjoyed my visit. We went on a Friday at noon and were the only people in most of the exhibits. I can't believe it is free and so much to see. Must go if you are a bit of a geek! My favourite experience...More
It is incredible how complete is the Museo di Storia Naturale. Built in late 1600, it was able to categorize plants, animals, minerals, fossils and even studies on the human body, into a 3 story building. You can smell history when you go around the...More
A very nice far reaching museum displaying fine Art as well as natural curiosities. It's a walk through Renaissance history with you moving at your own pace. Viewing area, nice shop & friendl helpful staff. A bit out of the way but worth finding...
Has a lot of renaissance period art and sculptures, a lot of Pisano. Also includes a panoramic view, which requires you to climb either 70 or 120 additional steps. If you are afraid of heights- skip it
This is a museum that belongs in a museum! Antique vetrines displaying specimines of zoology, human anatomy, geology, and more! The lower level includes an original etruscan tomb , an old well now used to display a model of the solar system, and 3 rooms...More