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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hall today is a quiet wood paneled classroom which when was first opened probably caused a scandal: a place where dead bodies were dissected. There is not much to see but the written pages (in several languages) provide the background of this anatomy lab...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mike G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A journey un a time machine... we loved it, especially who studies medicine must visit. The entrance fee is 3 euro fairly but you might have to wait as a certain amount of people can enter in the same time. With the same ticket you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Altug71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really interesting place to visit, beautiful frescoes and the anatomical theatre is a must. We didn't see the library but I would go back for that.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Linda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved seeing the anatomical theatre and cannot recommend it highly enough. I'm a bit of a history of medicine geek, but I think even if you're not it's definitely worth a visit. It doesn't take long, and it's fascinating to see - few...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank emilyce32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth coming in for a quick visit on a walking tour around the old city of Bologna. Entry (€3) gives you access to the anatomical theatre and a room with views of the old library. Information leaflets are provided in several different languages. If...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maps253757
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only really went in for a quick look but it is a stunning building with amazing mural paintings and the Anatomical Theatre was superb. A real wow moment. Some of the old books on display from the old library were well worth the admission...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 13 December 2018

I like to find things that are a little different from churches and museums and this fits the bill. I found this fascinating and would highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Nice atmosphere. absolutely great woodcarvings. you can sit on the first row of what was once the student's benches. Next to the lecturer's chair there are two statues showing all the muscles.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dirk D
Reviewed 28 November 2018

As a medical person and history buff, this was a must see. Its inexpensive, quick to visit and unique. As an orthopedist, I particularly enjoyed some historic texts showing orthopedic care for a tibia fracture and hip fracture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JDaveyOK
Reviewed 22 November 2018

The reconstruction efforts that went into putting this unique room back together after the destruction of WWII are truly amazing. Definitely worth a look.

Date of experience: October 2018
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