Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici, Siena
(4.6/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
Housed inside a medieval monastery, Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici remains dedicated to geology, zoology, and anatomy. The museum aims to educate the public and celebrate the study of the natural sciences through its vast permanent collections and three rooms of regularly changing exhibits. The upper floors house the zoology section, which provides an overview of the animal kingdom with specimens of 600 mammals and over 2,500 birds. The lower levels contain a geological collection of minerals, fossils, and rocks, as well as displays of petrified anatomical parts. The museum is free, so come back anytime you have a few minutes to spare. To visit Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici on your trip to Siena, use our Siena vacation generator.
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  • Museum of natural history for me has become a godsend. Founded in 1691, the year the Museum currently consists of four sections-geology, zoology, Anatomy, Botany. Lots of interesting exhibits, from minerals to animal skeletons
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  • Great museum experience! Very extensive and diverse collection. There is a lot of information in various languages.
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  • Interesting, very interesting and free. Includes all aspects. From archaeology to medicine.
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