The Museo della Specola is part of the Department of Astronomy
and of the Athenaeum Museum System (SMA) of the University of
It occupies 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
Museo della Specola, via Zamboni 33, Bologna
Department of Astronomy, via Ranzani 1, I-40127 Bologna, Italy
tel: +39 051 - 2095701; fax: +39 051 - 2095700
For information, phone to 051 - 2099360
e-mail adress: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
web address: www.bo.astro.it/dip/Museum/MuseumHome.html
The Museo della Specola is closed for restoration.
It will reopen in 2013 at some future date.
We apologise to our visitors.
Reproductions of images must be authorized by Museo della Specola.