Museo Civico Di Storia Naturale, Verona

Museo Civico Di Storia Naturale, Verona

There is so much to see and learn when you visit Verona’s many museums. The city’s galleries display art, history, archaeological findings, technology, radio, and natural history. There are even museums dedicated to its most famous lovers, Romeo and Juliet. One particular exhibition hall worth visiting is the Museo Civico Di Storia Naturale, located inside of the Palazzo Lavegola Pompei, a building designed by Michele Sanmicheli.

Museo Civico began in the 1800s when Giuseppe de Cristoforis donated his collections to the city. In addition, many of the museum’s items come from the townspeople who donated them to the gallery. The edifice is the perfect place to be if you enjoy looking at specimens from millions of years ago. It is also a good learning experience for children.

The exhibition hall displays plants, animals, fossils, and minerals. It is best known for the fossils of Bolca, the most well-preserved marine fossils in the world. The collection is the only one of its kind in Italy. In addition, items from the Paleolithic and Neolithic sites in the city are displayed in the museum. They are open Tuesday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm, Saturdays , Sundays and holidays from 2 pm to 6 pm.

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Sight Name: Museo Civico Di Storia Naturale
Sight Location: Verona, Italy (See walking tours in Verona)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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