Museo di Storia Naturale, Venice

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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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TripAdvisor
  • Really impressive. Beautifully displayed. Interesting. Amazed at the amount of displayed items in a not so big space. All information only in Italian but easy to follow. Something different than the n...  more »
  • The design and layout of this museum is brilliant. The exhibits are very well displayed and provide unflagging interest to a visitor. Children would be captivated by this place and it would also be ed...  more »
  • This museum was a welcome break from the madness of St Marks etc.This quieter side of the Rio Grande rewards exploration of the narrow passages. A pleasant half hour in this small museum is reccommend...  more »
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  • Not bad to find it in Venice but more for small children. Let's say it was part of our 11 museums pass. Especially museums c an opportunity to find a bathroom free of charge. Laughing out loud
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  • very well made, beautiful l layout, I would not have expected much in Venice, famous for many other places
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