Museo Civico di Zoologia

Typology: Scientific Museum, Town Museum


Address: Via Ulisse Aldrovandi, 18
Zone: Quartiere Pinciano (Roma centro)


Opening times

From Tuesday to Sunday 9.00-19.00
24 and 31 December 9.00-14.00
1 January 2024 timetable to be defined
Last admission one hour before closing
Closing days
Monday, May 1st,December 25th

For updates and guidelines please check the >official website


> Buy online purchase tickets for museums and exhibitions online
> MIC card is a 5 euro card that includes free admission in the Civic Museums for 12 months
> Disabled people Access - services available:
- accessible entrance with a lift 
- accessible wheelchair path
- accessible toilet
- services for blind or partially sighted persons 
- services for children 

Free cloakroom for bags, schoolbags, buggies and umbrellas

Agreement with

Roma Pass
What the agreement provides:

Roma Pass: free of charge presenting a valid Roma Pass as one of the two free amissions included in the pass. A concessionary ticket is granted if used for the third museum onwards.

Today's events

Scheduled events


The Civic Museum of Zoology is situated within the Bioparco (Zoological Garden) and was founded in 1932 through a convention between the University of Rome and the Governorship of Rome. The first collections belonged to the Institute of Zoology and were successively increased with material from the zoo itself. The Museum keeps about four million pieces. The material is exhibited in 18 halls in a taxonomic order and consists of collections of Italian birds, insects, shellfish, of a collection of fauna from the Roman Campagna and of the recent acquisitions of paleontologic findings. The osteological collection (mounted skeleton apparatuses) is of particular interest, being one of the most important in Europe. It includes the skeletons of a finner of more than 50 feet in length and of an African elephant. 

Museum system

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See also

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Agreement with

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For more information

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Last checked: 2021-11-10 14:50
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