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Surprisingly good-- many excellent displays, reasonable size and admission price

This museum was a very nice surprise. For a town of less than 120,000 people one would not expect... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
A must see

If you're in Bergamo with children this is a must see. And dotted around the city are many huge... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
Margaret B
Kettering, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

This museum was a very nice surprise. For a town of less than 120,000 people one would not expect anything of this size and quality. The numerous displays were beautifully arranged and annotated, often in English in addition to Italian. It was not overwhelming like...More

Thank UD K
Reviewed May 10, 2018

If you're in Bergamo with children this is a must see. And dotted around the city are many huge imitation dinosaurs etc.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Located in città Alta, the historical part of the city over the hill, this museum displays lots of interesting items such as : a giant mammoth, all kinds of fossils, skeletons and extincted animals. At this time, real size dinosaurs are the attractions, not only...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Nice small museum, fair bit to see and only a few euro to get in. Worth a visit if you have 45mins - an hour spare.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed March 3, 2018

spent about an hour there, interesting stuff, the day we left there was a collection of life size dinosaurs going in which looked really good, we saw them being hoisted in, assume this will the feature for 2018

Thank Boutye
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Taxadermied animals of all sorts, including species indigenous to Italy are displayed. Some interesting geology displays as well. It’s a small museum nice for a rainy day or change of pace. Only three Euro.

Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Interactive museum which keeps kids and teens entertained! Also interesting for us parents and includes a geology section. There are a few microscopes around which are available for use with a selection of slides. A quick visit during a trip to Bergamo Alta is a...More

Thank maltafamily2015
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

A great exhibition and entry was only €3 including admission to the archaeology museum next door. Interesting and deceptively big, a great place to spend a rainy afternoon or to break up the historical sights.

Thank Lewis W
Reviewed October 3, 2017

natural sciences museum hosting several collections ranging from geology to flora and fauna and a rich set of services for accompanying children and students to learnt about natural science

Thank Giorgio Vincenz... B
Reviewed September 6, 2017

really interesting to see and view all of the items on display. Unfortunately, the language barrier restricted my understanding of the artifacts.

Thank Sazllewis
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