The Milan Natural History MuseumThe Milan Natural History Museum (Museo Civico di Storia Naturale), is an interesting museum for the whole family, one of the most important natural history museums in Europe and the largest museum of its kind in Italy.
Within the museum's 23 halls are many exhibits depicting the history of evolution and nature on Earth, zoology and the history of mankind. There are reviews, accompanied by interesting explanations, about the lives of mammals and other species, rocks, minerals, fossils and more.
Many shelves display a huge collection of fossils, various minerals and rare natural materials.
Zoology and the animal world also have a wonderful expression here. It begins with prehistory, a whole hall displays models and skeletons of dinosaurs. In other halls, there are a variety of stuffed animals, including some of the extinct species. There are also skulls and skeletons of different animals, while the highlight of this wing is undoubtedly a giant whale skeleton, 5 meters long.
After visiting the museum, you are welcome to stroll through the green park around it, Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli. The park has wonderful lawns and many statues are scattered around it. It also has climbing facilities for children, and on Sundays, they also have an electric carousel, bumper cars and more of the kind. Space lovers are also welcome to visit the planetarium.
TipsEntrance is free on the first Sunday of every month and Tuesdays from 2 pm.