Civico Museo di Storia Naturale, Milan

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Learn about natural history through 5,500 sq m (59,202 sq ft) of exhibition space at Civico Museo di Storia Naturale. The building is a 19th-century Neo-Romanesque construction located in the Indro Montanelli Garden. Inside, visit five different sections: mineralogy, paleontology, natural history of man, invertebrate zoology, and vertebrate zoology. Observe replicas of different ecosystems in the collection of over 100 full-size dioramas. Displays include two examples of pygmy elephant skeletons, a sperm whale skeleton, and casts of several dinosaur skeletons. For Civico Museo di Storia Naturale and beyond, use our Milan trip planner to get the most from your Milan vacation.
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  • A clever alternative to spend a nice afternoon with their kids ... you remain speechless also. Beautiful collections of insects, butterflies, seashells and reproductions of animals in their environment. Awesome Japan spider crab. On Friday afternoon from 14 is free.
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  • Lots of models and visual displays. If like me you don't speak Italian you'll get by using Google translate but to be honest you can work most stuff out from the infographics and it's quite pretty int...  more »
  • Worth a visit, dioramas and dinosaurs are wonderful! You will make children happy! ... even for adults is well worth the visit!
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  • It's a very neat and nicely placed museum, with a brief but clear overview on evolutionary science, the day I went there was also a really nice hyperrealist paintings exposition.
  • Lots of models and visual displays. If like me you don't speak Italian you'll get by using Google translate but to be honest you can work most stuff out from the infographics and it's quite pretty interesting just to walk around and look at things. You can spend about an hour here reasonably and cool on a hot day. Prices between €3-5 or €12 for a three day pass to a number of museums.
  • Nothing exceptional. Basic museum experience. A bit outdated. Better exhibition upstairs.
  • Great museum and free after 4.30 PM
  • Museum is ok, but no audio guides and very little English descriptions.

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