Famous Museums in Bologna

The museums in Bologna give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Bologna with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Bologna. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Bologna.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Bologna.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Bologna:

  1. Museo Ducati Or Ducati Museum

    Museum, Educational Site, Specialty Museum

    With the mission to educate youth and give a totally new dimension to the word ‘museum’ in 2001 the Ducati museum came into being. The museum in its true sense gives you the luxury of remembering the past and see the production line of the future. One can see the entire range of Ducati motorcycles all of which showcases stunning authenticity and simplicity, at the same time visit t...Read more
  2. Museum Of The History Of Bologna Or Museo Della Storia Di Bologna

    Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Historical Site

    A remarkably educational the Museo della Storia di Bologna (Museum of the history of Bologna) is very well focused on the history of the red city. Behind the ancient facade is a courtyard housing a transparent rectangular structure connecting the two floors and serves as an additional exhibition space. The structure of the museum is divided The painted city The Tower of Tim Bologna in anc...Read more
  3. Pinacoteca Nazionale Di Bologna

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Bologna’s national art gallery, houses collection from over 13the century is a delight for the ones with an eye for paintings. These paintings are majorly curated from churches and monasteries that were abolished by Napoleonic army and was moved to this picture gallery. By the 19th century many other important art work were added to this wonderful collection. The massive augmentation was...Read more
  4. Palazzo Fava

    4.5 (940 Votes)
    Palazzo Fava

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    The breathtaking museum is nestled in a Renaissance mansion given over by the Fava family in their will. Spread over 2600 sq. m it is regularly used as an exhibition centre; include works from the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna and other organisations. What makes Palazzo Fava so attractive are- The cycle of paintings, The Argonautica and the stories of Medea in Jason's room. A very sk...Read more
  5. Museo Di Palazzo Poggi

    4.8 (243 Votes)
    Museo Di Palazzo Poggi

    Art Museum, Science Museum, History Museum, Historical Site

    Unlike all other art and architectural centric museums in Bologna, the museum of palazzo poggi covers numerous intriguing topics like the military sciences, zoology, astronomy and genecology etc. Built in 1560, the building is a former house of Alessandro Poggi and Giovanni Poggi. In 1714 it became the institute of sciences with the addition of tower of observatory (1725) and the library in (17...Read more
  6. Lamborghini Museum

    4.5 (513 Votes)
    Lamborghini Museum

    Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition

    Car lover or not we all have heard this name, one of the leading brands amongst the automobile industry Lamborghini! Yes, there is a whole museum dedicated to the skillfully structured cars and for all you car nuts a visit to the factory can be arranged with prior booking. Started in 2001 this museum is operated by Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. The museum is divided into two levels adjoining th...Read more
  7. Teatro Anatomico

    4.4 (44 Votes)
    Teatro Anatomico


    Teatro Anatomico is a science museum which has an impressive history and a unique collection good enough for all the science buffs to watch out for. The interiors and exteriors have been done extremely well and the best part is that each of the paintings and artefacts has been taken care of with utmost diligence. You will get to visit the historic anatomy theatre, the lecture room and the libra...Read more
  8. Museo Per La Memoria Di Ustica

    History Museum, Educational Site, Memorial, War Memorial

    Museo per la memoria di Ustica ia an extremely thoughtful tribute for the victims of the massacre of Ustica. Built by the association of relatives of the victims was opened in June 27 2007. All the wreckage of DC-9 was transported to Bologna; the same is put together by French artists in a very generous form to showcase the loss. There are numerous lights going on and off constantly rememberin...Read more
  9. Museo Civico Archeologico

    4.5 (996 Votes)
    Museo Civico Archeologico

    Museum, History Museum, Archaeological Site , Arts And Crafts

    Led by archaeologist A Zannoni and inaugurated on 2nd October 1871, the museum houses both palagi collection of classical finds and the attires from certosa excavation. The building was designed by architect Antonio Morandi, who gave it a typical Bolognese look to it by adding a portico. The museum has room dedicated to the history of the city, with artefacts from prehistoric era! There is a gr...Read more
  10. Via Valdonica 1, 5
  11. Via Irnerio, 48, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  12. Via Selmi, 3, secondo piano, 40126 Bologna
  13. Via Francesco Selmi, 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  14. Mambo

    Via Don Minzoni, 14, 40100 Bologna, Italy
  15. Via Clavature 8