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Geological Collection "Giovanni Capellini Museum"


Do you want to be a geologist for one day and investigate a prehistoric world? Come and see the wonderful Geological Collection, with over 500 years of didactic activity and scientific research and almost a million exhibits. You will see rocks, plants, fossil invertebrates and vertebrates. Meet some of the ancient creatures that lived on our planet millions of years ago, such as the impressive 26-metre-long Diplodocus, the Mammoth and other spectacular dinosaurs and prehistoric animals.



Via Zamboni, 63 - 40126 Bologna


+39 051 2094555

Education Department

+39 051 2094593

Scientific Advisor Prof. Roberto Barbieri

Opening hours

All our Museums and Collections are closed, except for the Botanic Garden and Herbarium.

We look forward to welcoming visitors back as soon as it is safe to do so.


Standard ticket 5€ 

Reduced-rate tickets 3€: young people aged 19 to 26 years; visitors over 65 

Free admission: students of the University of Bologna, staff of the University of Bologna, young people up to 18 years old, school teachers of all grade levels with card, visitors with disabilities and accompanying visitors, licensed journalists and tourist guides, ICOM card holders, Card Cultura holders, Students of Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna. 


-Through ticket 2 Museums/Collections: 8€ 

-Through ticket 3 Museums/Collections: 12€ 

Among the following Museums: Museum of Palazzo Poggi, European Museum of Students, Geological Collection "Giovanni Capellini Museum". Valid for 10 days.

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