Museo di Storia Naturale, Venice
(4.4/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Museo di Storia Naturale, a small yet artistically arranged natural history museum, is located in a 13th-century palace along the Grand Canal. Walk beneath whale skeletons in the cetaceans gallery, and experience firsthand the ecosystem of the Venetian Gulf in the tegnue aquarium. Discover dinosaur fossils in the paleontology exhibit and view vast collections of artifacts, such as fossils and animal skins, while learning about the methodology of research and collection. Take advantage of the opportunity to touch some of the displays, and enjoy the artifacts and other works of art that complement the natural specimens. Use our Venice tour planner to visit Museo di Storia Naturale on your trip to Venice, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A small museum that combines modern facilities (such as some reconstructions of dinosaurs with cool videos) to a wide collection of finds worthy of the great 19th-century museums. A must for those who love nature. A great alternative to art collections and historic buildings of which the city is rich. Museum admission with Museum carts that I suggest buying as soon as you arrive at Venice (if you are planning a visit from some Museum).
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  • I never expected to find a natural history museum in the Centre of Venice. Very cute and perfect for "rest" from the tourist bustle. He made me go girl.
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  • I must say that I wasn't expecting much, but we were blown away. The Museum is laid out very well and suitable particularly for children and young people who are studying natural sciences, since the path is very instructional.
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  • We decided to see this as it was included in the city museum pack and weren't expecting that much. Expectations significantly exceeded! The museum is packed with all sorts of animals from across the world, including one huge room dedicated to Africa. One of the better natural history museums we've seen. If you've got time and even a passing interest, a must see.
  • Moseo molto bello , bellisimo
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  • Well organized, we loved it, especially the part of the collections of African animals. Nice clean and cared for. There are fossils and many animals that you cannot see in the wild. Congratulations. Take your ticket "Venice museum pass" because it is really cheap (they are 11 museums for the price of a little more than one)
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  • the Museum is kinda boring but curious. I made about 200 photos of interesting things. Outside there is a great place to eat and a beautiful Fountain. There is also a souvenir shop down there. Beautiful and recommended.
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