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Museo Geologico Giovanni Capellini and its collection

Museo Geologico Giovanni Capellini
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Museo Geologico Giovanni Capellini (The Geological and Paleontological Museum is a museum in Bologna that is the largest paleontological museum in Italy. It is named after Giovanni Capellini, an Italian geologist and paleontologist. Currently the collection shows more than five hundred years of educational activity and scientific research, with almost a million pieces preserved in the original material of the late 19th century including rocks, plants, invertebrates and fossil vertebrates. The museum features old skeletons of mastodons, a collection of Eocene fish, Pliocene whales and the imposing Jurassic dinosaur model, Diplodocus.

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Museo Geologico Giovanni Capellini
Via Zamboni 63
40126 Bologna
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Visitor information Museo Geologico Giovanni Capellini

Opening hours

Winter (1 September to 31 May)
Monday to Friday: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm
Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 10.00 am - 6.00 pm

Summer (June 1st-August 31st)
Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 13.00
Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 10.00 am - 6.00 pm

Closures: 1 January, 1 May, 15 August, 24 and 25 December

Admission

0+Free

Facilities

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Location & Map

Via Zamboni 63, Bologna

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Exhibitions

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