Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Milan
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Museo Civico di Storia Naturale

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Good To Know

The Museo Civico di Storia Naturale (Natural History Museum) is the oldest civic museum in Milan with its current building dating back to the late 1800s, a striking red stone building with hints of neo-Romanesque and neo-Gothic styles, designed by Giovanni Ceruti.

The museum is located within the leafy grounds of Giardini Pubblici, a public park situated in the historical centre of Milan near Corso Venezia. It features six display areas that cover everything from the history of mankind to the study of paleontology (with real dinosaur skeletons to view) and zoology. 

Practical Information

Address
Corso Venezia 55, Milan, Italy
Phone
+39 02 8846 3337
Website
Opening Times
Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:30
Thursday 09:00 - 19:30
Friday 09:00 - 19:30
Saturday 09:00 - 19:30
Sunday 09:00 - 19:30

Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.

Closed on 1 January, 1 May, 25 December

How To Get There

Metro : Red line (1) station: Palestro

Tram : 9, 29, 30 (stop: Porta Venezia)

Bike rental BikeMi station : 59 - Via Palestro

Facilities
  • Bookshop
  • Cafe

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