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Museum of Palazzo Poggi

Presentation

Do you know how scientists used to work in the 18th century? The Museum of Palazzo Poggi recreates the laboratories and collections belonging to the Institute of Sciences and Arts, which was once located in the same building. Here you will learn about the first experimental studies conducted by scientists at the Institute. After almost three centuries, the great frescoed rooms house the famous collections dedicated to geography and nautical science, military architecture, physics, natural history, chemistry, human anatomy and obstetrics, together with the collection belonging to the Aldrovandi Museum.

INFORMATION AND SERVICES

Address

Via Zamboni, 33 – 40126 Bologna

Contacts

Ticket Office

+39 051 20 99610

Education Department

+39 051 2099600

Education Department

sma.museopoggi-didattica@unibo.it

Further Information

sma.museopoggi@unibo.it

Scientific Advisor Prof.ssa Lucia Corrain

lucia.corrain@unibo.it

Opening hours

Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 4pm  

Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays: 10am - 6pm  
 
Closed on working Mondays, January 1, May 1, August 15, December 24 and 25 

COVID-19 ACCESS RULES 

Tickets

Standard ticket 7€ 

Reduced-rate tickets 4€: young people aged 19 to 26 years; visitors over 65; groups with our museum guide or with their own guide (min 10 / max 20 participants); for the holders of the admission tickets for the exhibition “Verità e Illusione. Figure in cera del Settecento bolognese" held at the Museo Davia Bargellini from the 19th of November 2022 to the 12th of March 2023.

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, ANMS card holders, Card Cultura holders, Students of Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna, Ukrainian citizens.

 

Benefits: 

-Through ticket 2 Museums/Collections: 8€ 

-Through ticket 3 Museums/Collections: 12€ 

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

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GUIDED TOURS FOR GROUPS "THE OTHER RENAISSANCE. ULISSE ALDROVANDI AND THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD”
Guided tours with our staff (max 20 participants): 90€ (tour fee in addition to admission). 
Reservation required at 

 

SERVICES FOR SPECIAL OPENINGS

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

50 € for every extra hours

 

Further information

BABY PIT STOP

Dedicated breastfeeding areas donated by Club Soroptimist Bologna, in the framework of UNICEF programme "Insieme per l'allattamento".

 

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  • Accessibility

  • Cloakroom

  • Bookshop

  • Lift

  • Snack area

  • Toilets