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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: 22/10/2019, 17:34

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 SMA - University Museum System Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna

The museum is part of SMA - 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.

OPENING HOURS FROM 1st November 2019 to 31st March 2020:
Tuesday - Friday 9am - 1pm
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10am - 2pm
Closing days: Monday

The collection is also closed on: 1 January, 1 May, 15 August, 24-25 December