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Museo Cantonale di Storia Naturale

Viale Carlo Cattaneo 4, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 815 47 61
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Very good free museum but bear in mind that it is closed at lunch time

This is very good free local museum with many things to see about local fauna and flowers though... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
incahueca
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Geneva, Switzerland
No English Descriptions

We tried to visit the museum last Thursday but when we got there it was closed apparently some... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2017
yorkshireMoonbeam
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yorkshire
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 2, 2017
“Very good free museum but bear in mind that it is closed at lunch time”
Jan 28, 2017
“Wonderful free museum in Lugano”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Viale Carlo Cattaneo 4, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

This is very good free local museum with many things to see about local fauna and flowers though everything is written in Italian. Note that entrance is through the main street and not from the park and that the museum is closed at lunch time...More

Thank incahueca
Reviewed May 30, 2017

We tried to visit the museum last Thursday but when we got there it was closed apparently some holiday or other anyway we went again on Friday and it was open, It was free which was good but it was a shame that none of...More

Thank yorkshireMoonbeam
Reviewed January 28, 2017

If you are a natural history buff and enjoy learning about evolution, dinosaurs, plants, minerals, etc this place will be a hit. They have colorful descriptive displays and activities for kids. A little gem in Lugano. The museum is in a very pretty park with...More

Thank mirtle2
Reviewed August 25, 2016

I visited the natural history museum recently with a friend. Nothing against the museum or staff, but this really is a small, local museum probably best for elementary/middle school students. There's an expansive display on wild mushrooms, dioramas of local flora and fauna, a collection...More

Thank Meghan J
Reviewed May 28, 2016

This is an amazing place. There are model insects a hundred times life size. Some of geological specimens are extraordinarily splendid: a metamorphic rock showing extreme folding, and a slab of fossil bearing shale with dozen of partly excavated reptiles. The continental drift display was...More

Thank Oliver1646
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