Museo di Storia Naturale di Venezia

Natural History Museum of Venice Giancarlo Ligabue

Past events

THE MONK SEAL IN THE ADRIATIC. A surprising return

November 16, 2013

After the unexpected reports of monk seals in the Lagoon of Venice, the Museum of Natural History, in collaboration with the Municipality of Venice and LIPU Venice section, is organizing a conference-projection of this particular species of marine mammal […]


November 26, 2013

Cinzio Gibin presents ” Letters by Stefano Andrea Renier ” the book he edited that provides a significant overview of the thought and action of the Italian naturalist. […]

23° ANMS CONGRESS (National Association of Science Museums)

From November 13 to November 15, 2013

The Natural History Museum will organize and host the XXIII National Congress “Layout to communicate in scientific museums: spaces and technologies for an accessible culture” […]


From December 7, 2013 to January 12, 2014

In order to spread the initial results of the research programme aiming at an increased awareness of palaeontological holdings of the Natural History Museum, but also to reveal curiousities and recent discoveries about dinosaurs, the Museum is arranging a day of thematic conferences and workshops for families […]


June 22, 2013

At the Museum of Natural History, Ca’ Rezzonico – Museum of 18th Century Venice and Ca’ Pesaro – International Gallery of Modern Art, the Art Night audience will find the permanent collections enriched and enhanced by temporary exhibitions of great interest along with performance projects created ad hoc […]

HERPETHON. Herpetological marathon 2013

June 29, 2013

The Natural History Museum of Venice will again be taking part in the initiative of “HerpeThon”, a national event promoted by the Societaas Herpetologica Italica, with a day of educational conferences […]

BIG MARINE ANIMALS. Sharks, turtles and cetaceans Day

April 13, 2013

In order to promote the marine biology collections, the Museum organise a day-long event dedicated to the great inhabitants of the sea, with conferences and workshops for families […]


March 9, 2013

Upon the conclusion of the first phase of the project ARVe (Atlante dei Ropaloceri del Veneto – Rhopalocera atlas of the Veneto), the museum has organised a day dedicated to butterflies […]


February 2, 2013

Since 2006, the museum’s researchers have been collecting data about birds nesting and overwintering in the Comune di Venezia, now in a publication of an “Ornithological atlas”, presented a the “Bird Day” […]

CARNIVAL 2013 - Erbolato, or dissertation by a charlatan on nature and science

From February 10 to February 12, 2013

As part of the CARNIVAL OF VENICE 2013, a theatre show adapted and performed by Alessandro Bressanello will be held in the Natural History Museum of Venice […]