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 sightseeing planner to add Museo di Storia Naturale and other attractions to your Venice vacation plans.
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  • Well structured, not too crowded, very suggestive environments. Beautiful collections, from prehistoric fossils to stuffed animals. Managed and maintained to perfection. Not to be missed!
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  • We had this on our museum pass and it was the only place we didn't get time to go in, but from the water on the outside it is a very beautiful building and i regretted not making time for it  more »
  • We went with our 7 year old son. The staff at the entrance is welcoming and smiling. The visit starts with the dinosaur skeleton room, continues by the fossils then we go to the historical part with the evolution of the Museum of natural history since the cabinets of curiosities of the seventeenth and eighteenth through naturalistic collections and museums, educational and multimedia present. We end up with different rooms on the world alive, especially animal and related behaviors: travel, modes of nutrition, etc. Lots of interactivity and mini workshops. We spent two hours taking our time. It is recommended (and the building is beautiful and the good neighborhood)
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  • Nice museum.
  • Content path but interesting Museum houses a newly renovated section on fossils from Africa. More outdated section on wildlife, while it is absolutely disappointing the Hall Aquarium. Path of 30-60 minutes, remains a good diversion for children.
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  • Great children's Museum! Beautifully maintained. Picnic area available abroad.
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  • Magnificent. Long and very interesting. Recommended
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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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