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Gelato Museum

Via Emilia 45 | 40011, 40011, Anzola dell'Emilia, Italy
+39 051 650 5306
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One of our highlights in Bologna!

It is not very easy to get to the Gelato Museum as getting a bus is not very easy in Italy if you... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Mama-spy-London
Fun day it's the best Gelato!!!!

Excellent 1/2 day side trip when in the area...informative on the history of ice... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Ken E
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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Via Emilia 45 | 40011, 40011, Anzola dell'Emilia, Italy
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

It is not very easy to get to the Gelato Museum as getting a bus is not very easy in Italy if you don't speak the language. It took us about 45 mins by bus 87 from Bologna Central Train station. It is not far...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent 1/2 day side trip when in the area...informative on the history of ice cream/gelato....plus the tasting at the end was fantastic...

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The first part of our visit (looking around the museum) was very good. It is super interesting and I learned a lot. The person taking us around seamed nice and knew what she was taking about. after we left the museum and went to gelato...More

Thank Sasha A
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Michela I, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Gelato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Dear Sasha, we are so sorry that you didn't feel comfortable at our Museum. I spoke with my colleagues and they were wondering if you had the visit early in the morning in July because during that time the gelato shop opened at 12 pm...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum lead by a knowledgeable guide who included the kids in everything . The family gelato making was good fun, our two daughters 6 & 8 loved it, as much as the adults.P

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

For ice-cream lovers, this is the place to visit. If you want you can really get involved with ice-cream making there are different courses available.

1  Thank Annisolotraveller
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Worth a visit. Took a tour when students on holiday so couldn't see how the ice cream is made. Guide informative ie showed old gelato machines, history, transportation and moulds but nothing was interactive, so the group just listened for less than an hour- chose...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The tour lasted about an hour in which we learned about the history of gelato and got to see all the different machines in the museum that have been used to create the gelato. At the end of the tour you are taken to the...More

1  Thank Blair P
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

We arrived unannounced hoping we could visit the carpigiani Gelato museum. We were in luck, the tour guide was very friendly and accommodating. The museum is well equipped full of wonderful surprises. Cost of 5€ per person is worthy. The tour finished with Gelato. Was...More

1  Thank MaddieH3663
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Small museum outside the city centre of Bolonga, definitely worth a visit! The tour was led by a super enthusiastic person from carpigiani (the leader in gelato machinery) whose English was fantastic!! The tasting... After the tour you move to another building for tasting and...More

1  Thank ercaz
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is small but very interesting, offering an insight on evolving ice cream making techniques from 1900 to today. If you check in their website and are lucky enough to book one of their free one day ice cream making master-classes, you will have...More

1  Thank Vittore P
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Linda H
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Response from tripops | Reviewed this property |
Take the bus number 87 from Bologna bus station. Get off at " Magli, took us 40mins including waiting time. Check out the website for different prices and tours. Go, eat and enjoy! regards
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