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Museo della Specola

Via Zamboni 33, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 209 9369
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Astronomy as it used to be …

This is an over-looked and under-visited attraction, which contains several items of interest to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PJandSJ
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Matlock, United Kingdom
History of telescopes, cameras, computational machines.

Great if you have interest or background in astronomy, physics or cameras. Involves some climbing... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2016
Ksenia V
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Astronomical observation tower built in the early 18th century, when its setting, the Poggi Palace, was converted into the Science Institute. Today it is an astronomy museum open to the public.
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3 weeks ago
“Astronomy as it used to be …”
8 Jun 2016
“History of telescopes, cameras, computational machines.”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an over-looked and under-visited attraction, which contains several items of interest to those with an historical or scientific leaning. At the time of our visit there were – if I remember correctly – just four other visitors. We were the only English (and...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Great if you have interest or background in astronomy, physics or cameras. Involves some climbing (but there's a nice view & breeze from the top). You can find the entrance to the left of where you buy tickets for the Museo di Palazzo Poggi, and...More

Thank Ksenia V
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

A guided tour after this interesting museum is well worth an hour of your time. It takes you on a fascinating journey through the history of astronomy (with an Italian flavour) and there are some interesting historic telescopes on display. The tour ends at the...More

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