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Night at the Museum

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I like this museum because it is old and dusty as one hundred years ago.

The Museum of Natural History, University of Florence, was founded by Grand Duke Peter Leopold. The Section of Zoology 'La Specola' was opened to the public in 1775, and it's the oldest scientific museum in Europe.
It holds the largest collection of anatomical waxworks in the world, manufactured between 1770 and 1850 and over 3.500.000 animals, of which only 5.000 are in view to the public.
27th Jan 2010, 11:15  

crickson says:

I love that top shot!

27th Jan 2010, 13:33

billion says:

just beautiful. if I'm ever in florence, I'll definitely visit this museum!

27th Jan 2010, 13:36

mara says:

thanks crickson and billion

27th Jan 2010, 13:47

Viv says:

ooh interesting

27th Jan 2010, 15:21

Caine says:

Wow. I'd love to visit.

27th Jan 2010, 16:55

minushabens says:

sempre bellissimo!

30th Jan 2010, 16:30

mara says:

davvero!

31st Jan 2010, 18:26