Science and Archaeology Museum
Forget the traditional museum that is just a showcase for artifacts!
The City Museum Foundation of Rovereto offers robotics workshops, astronomy lessons, excursions to discover dinosaur footprints, visits to the botanical gardens of Brentonico.
Notice: according to the new measures taken to face the Covid-19 pandemic, the museum will be open from Tuesday 19th January 2021.
Go on a journey within the seven faces of science through the collections of the City Museum Foundation of Rovereto, one of the most ancient museums of Italy: archeology and art, botany and zoology, numismatics, earth science and astronomy. Here focus on historical collections merges with innovation.
These are the main activities you can engage in at the museum:
- Robotics workshops
At the first Italian LEGO® Education Innovation to help you approach scientific knowledge in a fun and active manner.
- Lessons at the Planetarium
shows and astronomy lessons in a “cosmic journey” that begins with our planet and then takes you to the farthest reaches of the universe.
- Nature activities and Experiment Area
investigate the theme of biodiversity, surrounded by a veritable citadel of scientific research and education in the Bosco della Città.
- Excursions on Dinosaur Footprints
take a journey in geology to discover the hundreds of footprints imprinted on the grey limestone of Lavini di Marco and collected in the only site of its kind in Europe.
- Astronomical Observatory on Monte Zugna
gaze at the canopy of heaven through a telescope, in the silence of Monte Zugna at an altitude of 1,600 meters, just a 40 minute drive from Rovereto.
In October the museum organizes the International Festival of Archeological Film and it is the Italian Operational partner fot the global event FIRST® LEGO® League.
Info and map
Fondazione Museo Civico di Rovereto
Borgo Santa Caterina, 41
38068 – Rovereto (TN)
T: +39 0464 452800
Educational activities and guided tours are available all year round by prior booking, including off site.
Opening time: From Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 6 pm; on Fridays from 10 am to 8 pm.