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Comparative Anatomy Collection

Presentation

The Comparative Anatomy Collection exhibits preparations, skeletons and specimens which provide us documentary evidence on how vertebrates evolved across millions of years to adapt to new needs such as swimming, digging or running. You will be impressed by the gigantic skeleton of a 16-metre-long sperm whale!

INFORMATION AND SERVICES

Address

Via Selmi, 3 - 40126 Bologna

Contacts

+39 051 2094243

Scientific Advisor Prof. Valeria Franceschini

valeria.franceschini@unibo.it

Opening hours

Winter opening hours valid from September 1 to May 31 

Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 1pm

Summer opening hours valid from June 1 to July 31 

Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 1pm 

Closed on Mondays, Saturdays, Sundays and bank Holidays, 1-31 August.

On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, the Collection is accessible by participating in the guided tours, educational workshops and scheduled events.

Tickets

Free admission

SERVICES FOR SPECIAL OPENINGS

100€ (fixed fee for max 2 hours) + staff costs
50€ for every extra hours

Further information

INDEPENDENT GROUPS

Groups of more than 10 persons on an independent visit are required to notify the museum venue in advance.

 

GUIDED AND EDUCATIONAL TOURS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

For more information, consult the VISIT page.

 

  • Accessibility

  • Cloakroom

  • Bookshop

  • Lift

  • Braille

  • Toilets

Published

Given the situation of severe bioclimatic discomfort due to the high temperatures expected for the next few days, in order to safeguard the health of visitors and workers, the Collection will be closed on Friday, July 19, 2024. The venue will reopen to the public on Tuesday, July 23, 2024 with the usual hours except for the extraordinary closure on Thursday, July 25, 2024 for maintenance work on the electrical system. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Inserito il 18/07/2024