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Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Trieste

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Great museum with lots of specimens, definitely worth a visit!

On a grey/rainy day, there's nothing better than a trip to a museum, that's not a big news, anyway... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
GaLi99
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London, United Kingdom
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Very interesting museum. Excellent for kids. When we went there on Saturday afternoon, there were... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
NorikoM142
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The oldest and most important Science Museum in the area, with over 2 million specimens, mostly from the Adriatic and the Karst. The museum is especially famous for owning and displaying some great finds and specimens.The dinosaur Antonio, known to...more
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Via Dei Tominz 4, 34139, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

On a grey/rainy day, there's nothing better than a trip to a museum, that's not a big news, anyway we have been unexpectedly surprised by the quality of the specimens and the meticulous archiving of the items at Museo Civico di Storia Naturale. The whole...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GaLi99
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Very interesting museum. Excellent for kids. When we went there on Saturday afternoon, there were no other guests. My son asked question to the lady in the entrance, and she was so nice to have stayed with us during the entire visit as ‘private guide’....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NorikoM142
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Buy tickets at the neighbouring war museum (look out for the huge green field gun in the courtyard; that museum is also well worth a visit, although with a rather different target group). The Natural History Museum starts with a "Wunderkammer", a cabinet of curiosities...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

This place was really cool! It's inexpensive and worth 1-2 hours of your day for sure! There are all sorts of cool exhibits and specimens and even hands on fossil making! The employees do follow you like hawks and that was a little peculiar- but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

It was n amazing setup. The staff was nice and helpful. Tickets were cheap (vgreat value for money).

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Peter V
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Today was free entrance, so I was even more happy to pick that day for a visit. We were there with 3 small kids, but also for them was enough interactive games everywhere to keep them busy and interested. They have learned a lot about...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed November 24, 2016

The Museum of Natural History in Trieste is a very curated museum dealing with all kinds of exhibits. Some of the main attractions include Antonio (the largest fossil located in the region), Carlotta (one of the largest sharks captured), and the Lonche Man (a fossil...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Sandeep M
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Hello, I'll start by saying that the address on TripAdvisor is wrong, the museum was located there in the past, but now it was moved to a new location approx 4km away. Parking space no problem. Ticket very cheap (14 euro for 4 adults and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Adrian U
Reviewed May 23, 2016

If you really want to go here, make sure you've got a grip on the opening times - they're very erratic! Antonio the local dinosaur is OK, as is the Cabinet of Curiosities, but not a great museum

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Per chi ha bambini che frequentano scuole nei dintorni merita una visita domenicale o anche un giorno dopo scuola. We went for a children's workshop which was great and were impressed by the museum. It looks like it was recently refurbished and is now quite...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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