Museo di Storia Naturale, Venice

(4.3/5 based on 600+ 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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  • The museum traces life on earth from the earliest stirrings to present day. The displays are thought provoking and contain a number of very enlarged models e.g. the snails "teeth". The first rooms are...  more »
  • A short walk from the station and yet to be searched. Well worth the visit. Original well done and really very interesting
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  • This museum is really amazing. The variety of animals that they have is really great. Also the building itself is worth a visit. We visited the museum the one day we had rain in Venice and then this m...  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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