Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici, Siena

Housed inside a medieval monastery, Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici remains dedicated to geology, zoology, and anatomy. The museum aims to educate the public and celebrate the study of the natural sciences through its vast permanent collections and three rooms of regularly changing exhibits. The upper floors house the zoology section, which provides an overview of the animal kingdom with specimens of 600 mammals and over 2,500 birds. The lower levels contain a geological collection of minerals, fossils, and rocks, as well as displays of petrified anatomical parts. The museum is free, so come back anytime you have a few minutes to spare. Plan your visit to Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Siena planning website.
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  • The museum contained a number of impressive collections that kept us entertained for over 2 hours. It is a lot bigger than it first appeared, with displays covering three floors. The highlight was.....  more »
  • This place is an absolute gem. In an architecturally beautifully preserved old monastery that even includes an AD Etruscan burial vault, this unique set of collections presented in a 19th century...  more »

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