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Museo di Storia Naturale (Museum of Natural History)

Visit the Museum of Natural History and save the entrance of € 8 by using the Venice City Pass Best. 

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The Museum of Natural History in Venice is housed in the Fontego dei Turchi Palace, which was orginally built in the 13th century and served as trading station for Turkish merchants for a long period of time. In this magnificent building, which is located at the Canal Grande, more than 2 million artifacts are showcased on two floors. Some of the botanical, zoological and entomological artifacts are over 700 million years old. One highlight from the exhibition is the Ouranosaurus skeleton. For all fans of the sea, you can visit the museum’s extensive aquarium, which was built to imitate Venice’s underwater coastal life

Opening hours Museum of Natural History

November – May:
Tue – Fri: 9 am – 5 pm
Sat & Sun: 10 am – 6 pm

June – October:
Tue – Sun: 10 am – 6 pm
Closed: Monday  

The Museum of Natural History in Venice is open from Tuesday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm in between the months of November and May. On weekends, the museum opens one hour later than usual (10 am) and therefore also closes one hour later than on weekdays (6 pm). From June to October, the museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm, and is closed on Monday all year round.

Admission fee Museum of Natural History

Adults: 8 €
Children (6 – 14 years old): 5,50 €

Admission into the Museum of Natural History for adults costs 8 Euros, and for children, ages 6 to 14 years old, 5.50 €.  

Ticket Museum of Natural History

Admission into the Museum of Natural History is included in the Venice City Pass Best. 

Address Museum of Natural History

Address:
Santa Croce 1730
30135 Venezia, Italy

Direction Museum of Natural History

San Stae: Line 1

Special terms and conditions Museum of Natural History

Please be aware that bags and backpacks may be checked at the entrance of the museum. It is also requested that all bulky items be stored in the wardrobe. It is also recommended that enquires about English travel guideswill  be made at the entrance of the museum because all exhibit descriptions and information are written in Italian. 

Highlights Museum of Natural History

  • Join the adventure of discovering the history of life on earth 
  • Ouranosaurus skeleton from Nigeria
  • 200 Million artifacts, some of which are over 700 million years old 
  • Explore the most famous palace from the inside  

Attractions near Museum of Natural History

The Museum of Natural History is housed in the Fontego dei Turchi Palace, which is located near the Canal Grande. Beside this palace is the Fondaco del Megio, a historical mill store, as well as the Mocenigo Palace, which is also home to a museum. 

Museum of Natural History in Venice can be visited for free by using the Venice City Pass Best. Save money and skip the waiting lines at the ticket counter.