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Civic Zoology Museum
Newly rearranged following modern criteria, it offers an important insect collection, in addition to collections of animals, including extinct species, and shells.
Via Ulisse Aldrovandi 18 - phone 06 67 10 92 70 - fax 06 32 65 01 86
Hours: 9 - 17, Mon closed. Admission Euro 4,13
The project is carried out jointly by the University and the City of Rome for bringing the school and the public closer to the culture of mathematics.
Dipartimento di Matematica.
Università La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5 - phone 06 58 33 10 22
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 - 18. Sat and Sun closed.
Only guided tours by advance booking. (Italian - English - French)
Admission free. It will be moved to Castelletto di Villa Sciarra - Via Dandolo, 45
Historic Postal and Telecommunications Museum
Objects of the early days of postal mechanization, telegraphy and telephone equipment, matrixes for printing stamps.
Viale Europa 190 - phone/fax 06 54 22 16 73
Hours: 9 - 13, Sat and Sun closed. Admission Euro 1,00
National Historic Museum of the Medical Arts
Curios of the medical arts from the roman age up to the present day, ex-votos, surgical instruments.
Lungotevere in Sassia 3 - phone 06 68 93 051 - fax 06 68 33 485
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 10 - 12. Admission Euro 3,00
One of the chief Italian botanical gardens in size and number of species present. Important orchid, fern, and cactus greenhouses. Special itinerary for the blind.
Largo Cristina di Svezia 24 (Villa Corsini) - phone 06 49 91 71 07 - fax 06 49 91 71 08
Hours: winter 9.30 - 17.30, summer 9.30 - 18.30, Sun, holidays, Mon and
August closed. Admission Euro 2,07
In Rome several museums are housed in university institutes, some of which have normal opening hours, and others can be visited only by special request.
Università la Sapienza
Internet: www.uniroma1.it (section Musei)
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