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Museo Delle Cere Anatomiche

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Not only for physicians and Students

The Museum belongs to the university of Bologna and is absolutely a Must for people interested in... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
monika h
Visibly different from any other museum

Well worth visiting for anyone interested in anatomy and physiology or just looking for "something... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
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Via Irnerio 48 | Dipartimento DIBINEM Università do Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

The Museum belongs to the university of Bologna and is absolutely a Must for people interested in medicine. You Need only one and a half Hour to visit. It is only Open in the Morning.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank monika h
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth visiting for anyone interested in anatomy and physiology or just looking for "something different" from your usual museum experience. What I found fascinating was the many, many different complications to chikd birth that exist - thank goodness for Cesarean sections.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GladiatorDelWino
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

The museum is housed in the anatomy department of the university of Bologna and is a little way away from the centre. It is free and you can take photos of the exhibits. It is up a set of stairs but is all on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hstevens282
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This was a little treasure a little out of town. Be warned: don't go if your are pregnant. Don't go if you are easily frightened. Go if you are scientific interested. Go if you want to see something out of the ordinary. And it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IhateTv
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is one of the most fascinating museums we have ever visited. It pays tribute to the pioneering works of Ercole Lelli and Giovanni Antonio Galli. Lelli was involved (with his assistant Giovanni Manzolini) in the development of artistic anatomical wax displays - used for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gordon W
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Easily reached on foot - Via Irnerio is an extension of Via Dei Mille, where the airport bus stops - and well worth a visit, whether or not you are interested in anatomy and medical science. Free admission and worth an hour of your time...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chas M
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This is one of the oddest museums we had ever been to. Largely filled with 19th Century wax-work models of parts of the human body suffering from deformation or disease, also a number of conjoined twins - quite gruesome. there were also some skeletons and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This museum was a good and unexpected find while searching for Palazzo Poggi. It is a part of the University of Bologna and has a collection of very detailed anatomical models (dissected bodies and organs, oncology examples, babies born with defects) including various malformations caused...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 445nikr
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Great exhibits though perhaps children may find it all a bit scary. The detail and workmanship of the wax models were amazing. I highly recommend (its free too!).

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank IAINY825
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I are students of health care and medicine and this exhibition was really great. But I recommend this museum to all who wish to learn about our body's anatomy. The 3D wax models are of true size and detailed. You can see...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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