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Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio

Via Roma 79, 56011, Calci, Italy
+39 050 22970
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Super place

Super place to see. We have'nt much time so we saw only dinos and aquarium. It was very nice trip... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
Kamil J
via mobile
Surprise this Museum is the best

I was last saturday on the museum of Calci. Was great. Never see this sistem of museum. As usual... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
mattherst
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Hannover, Germany
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Via Roma 79, 56011, Calci, Italy
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+39 050 22970
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Super place to see. We have'nt much time so we saw only dinos and aquarium. It was very nice trip for us.

Thank Kamil J
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Thank you very much for your review! We hope you'll have a chance to come back and visit us again. Please talk about us to your friends and family; our costumers are our best promoters!

Reviewed 4 May 2016

I was last saturday on the museum of Calci. Was great. Never see this sistem of museum. As usual in the museum we can see only hold animals or picture or monuments. In Calci we can see hold animals, preistoric recostruction and giants balena. I...More

Thank mattherst
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Thanks thanks thanks! We are really pleased you and your family enjoyed your visit, and you were really kind leaving this review for us. Too bad you couldn't see our new aquarium, which will be opened the 13th of May and will be the greatest...More

Reviewed 23 April 2016

I was doing a whirlwind tour of italy and a friend brought me here as a surprise....I have to say it is one of the most stunning museums I have ever been in...the whole experience , the location...you feel like you are stepping into another...More

Thank els s
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Thank you so very much! You really truly understood the spirit of the Museum, as not every visitor does. The way you described it was actually touching. We're so sorry about the Insect exhibition: are you the one who wrote about it to us on...More

Reviewed 17 February 2016

Yes, visiting this museum you get that feeling of no-upgrades for long, long time. Some sections look like old 19th Century collections with wooden reliquaries and type-writer labels under the specimens. And... we loved it! All together it was a great experience. Some of the...More

Thank Naturalchoice
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2016

Thank you so very much! We are glad you enjoyed the visit. You really caught the spirit of our Museum, much better than many Italian visitors. Many rooms are left as they were so that you can experience a trip through time, and see with...More

Reviewed 15 September 2015

This natural history museum is a hidden gem. The setting in the old monastery is spectacular and only a short walk from the town centre although it seems a world away. We thought it was a great family attraction with some wonderful exhibits. Some of...More

Thank hilary743
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2015

Thank you so much! It looks like you totally caught the spirit of our Museum. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Please talk about us to your family and friends, our visitors are the best advertisment!

Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We took the time to visit on our last day before we flew home (evening flight) and it was certainly worth it. Set in an old building in the village of Calci near the mountains, approx. 10km from Pisa. Big collection of animals, and the...More

Thank Timothyarnold1983
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2015

Thank you very much for your review! We are pleased to know you and your family found the Museum interesting and amusing. As for the live fish, we are very glad to announce the renovation work has already started, and we will soon be able...More

Reviewed 3 October 2014

Traveled here from Lucca area for the afternoon. We had a short stay for (1 and 1/2 hour), Toured the museum quickly except for the whale skeletons where we spent most of our time. They are displayed in a space with glass walls so that...More

Thank Douglas L
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2015

Thank you so very much! Unfortunatelly, the Museum is not as well-known as it'd deserve, and this force many visitors, who didn't expext to be in such a large structure, to hurry so they can't enjoy the Museum as much as they could have. If...More

Reviewed 15 July 2014

This is an excellent small museum with a fascinating dated collection. Only recommend a visit if you have exhausted your itinerary or looking for a fun outing for the family. It is located next to the Certosa in Calci which combined make a better site...More

Thank turtlefly
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2015

Thank you so much for your words! Yes, the setting is actually wonderful (I can see it from my window right now). And, in fact, there are a lot of thigs to do (and a lot of time to spend) in this area. But it's...More

Reviewed 21 June 2013

In this tiny village sits an important museum of natural history housed in an old convent with its own amazing history. What a surprise,

Thank kapkil
MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile reception at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2015

Thank you so much! We are delighted you liked the visit! Unfortunatelly, the Museum is not as well-known as the Tower, and so many tourist even ignore its exsistence...

Reviewed 26 October 2011

My husband and I visited here one day while staying in Pisa. We visited the neighboring Certosa di Pisa too (the two have very separate entrances). If you like animals and history, this is the place for you as many taxidermied specimens are on display....More

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MuseoStoriaNaturale, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2015

Thank you very much for appreciating our exhibitions. We are sorry for the bus pickups being not so frequent, it is inconvenient also for us who work here; by the way, this is why the place is so quiet and peaceful! We hope to see...More

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