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Anthropological Collection


Are you curious to know more about human evolution and behaviour? The Anthropological Collection houses a rich collection divided into three sections: paleoanthropology and prehistory, anthropometric instruments of historical and scientific interest, face casts, plaster busts and coloured tables, and finally skeleton biology and bioarcheology. Come and visit us: you will see an original yurt from Kazakhstan, the traditional tent used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia.



Via Selmi, 3 - 40126 Bologna


+39 051 2094196

Scientific Advisor Prof.ssa Maria Giovanna Belcastro

Opening hours

Winter opening hours valid from September 1 to May 31

Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 1pm 

Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays: 10am - 6pm 
Summer opening hours valid from June 1 to August 31

Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 1pm 

Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays: 10am - 6pm

Closed on
working Mondays, January 1, May 1, August 15, December 24 and 25



Free admission

Further information

Reservation is required for groups of maximum 10 people (without guide), please contact

Interested in guided tours for groups? Please contact  to arrange an appointment.

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