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Information

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.

MUSEO CIVICO DI SCIENZE NATURALI “E.CAFFI”

Piazza Cittadella, 10 24129 Bergamo

Phone: +39 035 286011

Faq: +39 035 286019

 

Summer Timetable: April-September: 9.00-12.30 / 14.30-18.00 Saturdays and Festivities: 10.00-13.00 / 14.30 - 18.30 

Closed: Mondays

Winter Timetable: October-March: 9.00-12.30 / 14.30-17.30 Saturdays and Festivities: 10.00-12.30 / 14.30 - 17.30  

Closed: Mondays, January 1st and December 25th

 

ADMISSION FEE

TICKETS:

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
 
Unique subscription valid for entry to both museums
to "Friend museum" valid for one year from date of issue: € 20.00
 
Unique subscription valid for entry to both museums
to "Supporter museum" valid for one year from date of issue: € 40.00

ADMISSION FREE:

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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