Martedì Apr 13


Natural Science Museum of Bergamo rose from geological, botanical, zoological and ethnographic collections given by private collectors and from the Royal Technical Institute in 1918. After many movings the museum was finally located in the ancient Visconti building in Piazza Cittadella, in the historical part of the town, in 1960.

Exhibition is at the first floor, whereas offices, labs and deposits for collections are at the second and third floor.
The Natural Science Museum has also an important naturalistic library. The function of the Museum is not only the collection, the conservation and exhibiton of findings, but is also sensitise the pubblic to the respect and the safeguard of nature.
Piazza Cittadella, 10 24129 Bergamo
Phone: +39 035 286011


The Museum, following the provisions given by Government, reopens. Access will be regulated to avoid crowds, to that end we ask you to keep at least one meter of distance from other visitors.
Temporary timetable:
Wednesday and Thursday 14.00–18.00
Friday 10.00-13.00 and 14.00-18.00
Closed: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday
No mandatory advance booking


Summer Timetable (April - September)
Tuesday - Friday: 9.00-13.00 / 14.30-18.00
Saturday, Sunday and Festivities: 10.00-18.00
Closed: Mondays


Winter Timetable (October - March): 
Tuesday - Friday: 9.00-13.00 / 14.00-17.00
Saturday, Sunday and Festivities: 10.00-18.00
Closed: Mondays, 25th December, 1st January



Single ticket valid at the same time for the Natural Science Museum
and the Archaeological Museum: € 3.00
Unique subscription valid for entry to both museums for one
year from the date of issue: € 10.00



Children under 18s

Disabled people and carers

School groups by reservation

Membership of the Associazione Amici del Museo di Scienze Naturali

Admission is FREE for the owners of Abbonamento Regionale dei Musei and during the events promoted by the municipal administration of Bergamo.

How to get there:

By car: A4 Highway “Bergamo” exit; go to “Città Alta” (the Upper Town) and “ Largo Colle Aperto”. The Museum is in Piazza Cittadella which is closed to traffic. There are paying car parks along the Wall of Bergamo and in Colle Aperto. On Saturdays, Sundays afternoon and Festivities, Città Alta is closed to traffic. You can park in Città Bassa (Downtown).

By train: catch the bus (1A) and from the FS Bergamo Station go to Colle Aperto/University, you can buy the ticket at the Station. You can also reach the museum by Funicolare, get to Città Alta and walk in the historic centre.


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