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Zoological Collection


Welcome to the Zoological Collection of the University of Bologna, where you can stroll around and look at the creatures which have been living on our planet. Game trophies, two great dioramas of Italian environments, an Indian Rhinoceros and a Sunfish: everything in one place! Come and enjoy our collection: you will be surprised by the variety of rare and fascinating animal species you will encounter.



Via Selmi, 3 - 40126 Bologna


+39 051 2094960

Scientific Advisor Prof. Marco Passamonti

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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