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Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa

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Lovely museums to visit in calci!

Both of the museums are spectacular! Especially the whale exhibition located in the natural museum... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
GlobeTrotting540438
Probably the main attraction through the Pisa province, after Pisa itself and Volterra

You don't expect to find a so remarkable Museum of natural sciences in an illustrious and... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Both of the museums are spectacular! Especially the whale exhibition located in the natural museum and the church in the monastery museum! The employers and the guide are excellent on their job and so friendly!! I strongly recommend these museums.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Museo di Storia... U, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Thanks a lot for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed the Museum and that you appreciated the exhibitions. We hope to welcome you to the museum again :-)

Reviewed December 19, 2018

You don't expect to find a so remarkable Museum of natural sciences in an illustrious and monumental but substantially rural location. Usually the museums of this kind are in the heart of the cities, in which they reside as an expression of a centuries-old tradition...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Museo di Storia... U, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Thanks a lot for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed the Museum and that you appreciated the beautiful location inside the Charterhouse. We are indeed very lucky :-)

Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a museum and NOT overrun with tourists. The highlight for me was the whale exhibit beautifully shown in a long hall with high ceilings and glass walls on two sides showing fabulous views of both the old monastery buildings and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Museo di Storia... U, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Thanks a lot for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed the Museum and that you appreciated the beautiful and precious glass models by Blaschka. We are working together with Calci municipality to build a new parking. We hope to welcome you to the...More

Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

There was some construction going on so some exhibits were off-limits but we still managed to spend a good amount of time here exploring the various rooms. Very educational and in some places very classic exhibits that remind you of the museums of yore. Was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Thank you for your opinion! We are looking forward to see you again next year. On February the 23th we will inagurate the new Mammalian rooms, with almost 200 specimens exhibited.

Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Super place to see. We have'nt much time so we saw only dinos and aquarium. It was very nice trip for us.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kamil J
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Thank you very much for your review! We hope you'll have a chance to come back and visit us again. Please talk about us to your friends and family; our costumers are our best promoters!

Reviewed May 30, 2016

That was simply amazing and the first thing that I must write is that is a place suitable for people with mobility issues: ramps, elevators and bathrooms are in place. Very good Sunday afternoon with my family (kid is 6yo) into this stunning and fairy...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 3, 2016

I was last saturday on the museum of Calci. Was great. Never see this sistem of museum. As usual in the museum we can see only hold animals or picture or monuments. In Calci we can see hold animals, preistoric recostruction and giants balena. I...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2016

Thanks thanks thanks! We are really pleased you and your family enjoyed your visit, and you were really kind leaving this review for us. Too bad you couldn't see our new aquarium, which will be opened the 13th of May and will be the greatest...More

Reviewed April 23, 2016

I was doing a whirlwind tour of italy and a friend brought me here as a surprise....I have to say it is one of the most stunning museums I have ever been in...the whole experience , the location...you feel like you are stepping into another...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2016

Thank you so very much! You really truly understood the spirit of the Museum, as not every visitor does. The way you described it was actually touching. We're so sorry about the Insect exhibition: are you the one who wrote about it to us on...More

Reviewed February 17, 2016

Yes, visiting this museum you get that feeling of no-upgrades for long, long time. Some sections look like old 19th Century collections with wooden reliquaries and type-writer labels under the specimens. And... we loved it! All together it was a great experience. Some of the...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2016

Thank you so very much! We are glad you enjoyed the visit. You really caught the spirit of our Museum, much better than many Italian visitors. Many rooms are left as they were so that you can experience a trip through time, and see with...More

Reviewed September 15, 2015

This natural history museum is a hidden gem. The setting in the old monastery is spectacular and only a short walk from the town centre although it seems a world away. We thought it was a great family attraction with some wonderful exhibits. Some of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2015

Thank you so much! It looks like you totally caught the spirit of our Museum. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Please talk about us to your family and friends, our visitors are the best advertisment!

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