General information

The Museo della Specola is part of the Department of Physics and Astronomy and of the Athenaeum Museum System (SMA) of the Alma Mater · University of Bologna.
It is housed in the Specola, the astronomical tower  built in the beginning of 18th-century over Palazzo Poggi, the University palace (see
map).

Curator in chief: prof. Fabrizio Ḅnoli
Location: Museo della Specola, via Zamboni 33, Bologna
Postal Address: Department of Physics and Astronomy, via Ranzani 1, I-40127 Bologna, Italy
e-mail adress: fabrizio.bonoli@unibo.it; difa.museospecola@unibo.it
web address: http://museospecola.difa.unibo.it/


 

THE MUSEO DELLA SPECOLA OPENS UP AGAIN

 

Despite ongoing restoration works, we decided to allow the visits.

For visiting hours and booking details:
www.sma.unibo.it/il-sistema-museale/museo-della-specola.


We apologize to our visitors for the temporary situation of the Museum.

 


Catalogues
(on sale at the Museum until stocks last)

A wide number of papers testify the link between the Museum, history of science scholars and the theaching of History of Astronomy at the University.


Reproductions of images must be authorized by Museo della Specola.