Museo di Storia Naturale di Venezia

Past exhibitions


From October 12 to November 3, 2013

The exhibition of the International Underwater Photography Contest “City of Venice 2013” returns to the museum’s fascinating Cetaceans gallery, with a series of extraordinary photographs selected by an expert jury […]

CONTEMPORARY BESTIARY. Between art and science, Italian artists from the ACACIA collection

From May 31 to October 24, 2013

Contemporary art creates a dialogue with the museum’s holdings in an alternation of grand effect and microscopic surprise based on formal analogy and similarity of content. […]

THE LAGOON: Defence of Venice 2013

From May 14 to June 2, 2013

The Parco della Laguna di Venezia is organizing a competition for infant and primary schools in the Procinve of Venice with the aim of ecnouraging knowledge about the lagoon: works are exhibited at the Museum […]


From April 30 to May 12, 2013

The conclusing phase of the MUS-E Project will take place at the Natural History Museum of Venice. This year, the MUS-E classes will embark on adventurous expeditions to distant lands to seek out populations with unknown customs and incomprehensible languages […]

SHARKLIFE. Protect sharks in the Mediterranean

From April 13 to April 28, 2013

The Natural History Museum in Venice hosts the traveling exhibition “Sharklife” carried out as a project of research and conservation of sharks and rays […]


From March 9 to April 7, 2013

After the conclusion of the first phase of the ARVe Project, a selection of the best shots, collected by vounteers in the first three years of the project, are exhibited in the Cetaceans Gallery of the Museum […] […]