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Museo Delle Cere Anatomiche

Via Irnerio 48 | Dipartimento DIBINEM Università do Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 209 1551
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Its a real record of the human body and it's centuries old.

The healthcare we get today is directly related to the investigations which educated the first... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Janet L
via mobile
Interesting

The entrance to the museum is free to the puclic. I liked the museum very much and I think it would... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
yalavi
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Bologna, Italy
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  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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“wax models” (3 reviews)
“human body” (3 reviews)
“works of art” (2 reviews)
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Via Irnerio 48 | Dipartimento DIBINEM Università do Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The healthcare we get today is directly related to the investigations which educated the first scientists. What they discovered they recorded in books, pictures and wax models which are right here in this museum. They found the knee bone is connected to the thigh bone...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The entrance to the museum is free to the puclic. I liked the museum very much and I think it would be perfect for adults as well as for children and families. It shows many types of bodies and organs (obviously all made of wax),...More

Thank yalavi
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My husband and I chose to visit this site, because we both have an interest in medical history. We discovered it by a google search, and found once we had worked out whereabouts it was actually located in the University, that we had it all...More

1  Thank buob2016
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a must, particularly if you interested in medicine Some things on getting there and getting in, be persistant. Its only open weekdays though No 48 is easy to find, but be aware that the building is part of the unversity, so you won't...More

Thank steve_barham
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

It's safe to say that the Anatomical Museum is not heavily signposted. Even when you get to the building at 48 Via Irnerio, you won't find a sign. However, go in, find your way upstairs, and discover a wonderful range of nineteenth century teaching aids...More

1  Thank Wagamuffian
Reviewed 5 October 2015

If you're not that into diseases, pustules, malformations and the grotesque, you should definitely stay away. But if you are fascinated by the human body and its possible malfunctions, you cannot skip this museum. It breathes education and an almost sacral veneration of pathology. Beautifully...More

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 24 August 2015

When I arrived, I rang the bell. A man opened the door but he refused me in the museum telling me that the museum was closed to the public! As usual in Italy, no reason and no advice for that... That said, there are other...More

Thank incahueca
Reviewed 6 November 2014

It is exactly called anatomic wax museum one of the oldest and in the city center many many statue are made of wax like madam tussarde

Thank kayyum r
Reviewed 6 July 2014

A fascinating little museum, free entrance, in the Biology department of the university. I'm tempted to say "not for the sqeemish", but the exhibits are displayed in a matter of fact way that makes them just fascinating. We had earlier visited the anatomy theatre in...More

1  Thank Keith D
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Small with some lovely rooms. The highlights are the wax models. with simple informative descriptions which makes you realise why Bologna was one of the major centres of learning & teaching

Thank LawrenceAG
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