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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The healthcare we get today is directly related to the investigations which educated the first scientists. What they discovered they recorded in books, pictures and wax models which are right here in this museum. They found the knee bone is connected to the thigh bone...More