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Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Trieste

Via Dei Tominz 4, 34139, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 675 4603
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A beguiling way to spend an hour or so, good for kids

Buy tickets at the neighbouring war museum (look out for the huge green field gun in the courtyard... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
AlisonM_60
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Munich, Germany
Really cool

This place was really cool! It's inexpensive and worth 1-2 hours of your day for sure! There are... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Leisy M
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Tachikawa, Japan
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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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+39 040 675 4603
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Reviewed 3 April 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

Thank AlisonM_60
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Reviewed 4 July 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

Thank Leisy M
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Peter V
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Reviewed 5 February 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

Thank 123321_11
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Reviewed 24 November 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

Thank Sandeep M
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Reviewed 10 June 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

2  Thank Adrian U
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Reviewed 24 May 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

1  Thank Fudge03
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Reviewed 30 November 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

Thank Rachel D
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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

on arrival to the museum .we were told we couldn't buy the tickets here. in italian we were told to go across to the other museum to buy the tickets??? on finally getting into the museum it is actually very small and a has a...More

Thank Steo J
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

If you are not from here, be sure to understand exactly how to reach the place. When going by bus, take number 18. Adults pay 3 €, kids under six are for free. The staff is helpfull and kind, especially when with kids. They dispense...More

Thank marzia b
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