Museum of the History of Bologna, Bologna

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History Museum Museum
Museum of the History of Bologna is devoted to the city’s history from the Etruscans to the present day. You will find countless displays and exhibits, including an archaeological piece reconstructing a Roman road. Interactive activities cater to all ages. As you explore the halls, keep in mind that Mozart was once a student here. Audio guides are available in English, and informational videos also play on loop. Put Museum of the History of Bologna and other Bologna attractions into our Bologna itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The museum itself is beautiful and the exhibitions of the different stages in the history of Bologna too. However, I have no idea what I have been looking at. The audio guide only gives an historic ov...  more »
  • We returned to Lopez for "the time machine": virtual tour in 3D in medieval Bologna of the 13th century, with its multiplicity of towers (88), markets and life back then. We chose the route of 25 minutes which also includes the virtual flight, of course, starting with the towers and down, roofs, before recovering at the top along with the birds. I really enjoyed it and I'd do it again. Very good mentors cha "accompany" visitors in this time travel.
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  • I didn't actually go around the museum but did a 30 minute 3D experience called "La Macchina Del Tempo" - The time Machine. It was quite an experience, you are in a room with 3D headset and a joystick...  more »

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