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Collezione di Mineralogia "Museo Luigi Bombicci"

University Museums

Piazza di Porta S. Donato 1, 40126 Bologna (BO)

Phone +39 051 2094926

Reference maps: B-6

Date of last update: 13/11/2017, 11:43

The mineralogical material from this collection was handed over to Prof. Luigi Bombicci, head of the chair of Mineralogy and Director of the Museum of the same name. Regularly enriched with new donations and by a complex system of exchanges, the Museum now possesses fifty thousand pieces, ten thousand of which are on display in the following collections: Systematic Mineralogical, Italian Regional Mineralogical, Bolognese Mineralogical-Petrographical, Systematic Petrographical, Ancient and Modern Stones of Architect Sarti, Meteorites, Ambers. Minor but significant collections include: Fluorescent Minerals, Ancient optical instruments, and Lithic materials used by man since Pre-historic times.

The description is taken from S.M.A. - University Museum System Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna

The museum is part of S.M.A. - Sistema Museale d'Ateneo Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna

by bus: lines and timetables on the website www.tper.it

by car: Ring road exits  n. 8/8bis-9 and 10 direction city center.

from Monday to Friday: 9am - 1pm
Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 10am - 6pm. Closing days: 1 January, 24-25 December, 1 May, 15 August.

8 December 2017 + 26 December 2017: 10am - 6pm.
24-25 December 2017 + 1 January 2018: closed.

Special openings by appointments: 339 7017257.