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Naturalistic Museum of Colfiorito Park

By the Park head office, via Adriatica (former Casermette area)
06034 Colfiorito (PG)

Municipality: Foligno Region: Umbria

Tel. 0742/681011 - Fax 0742/681011

The Naturalistic Museum of Colfiorito Regional Park houses a permanent exhibit consisting of panels, dioramas, entomological boxes, and 3D landscape reproductions.
The bird section has been enriched with the Piscini collection (a taxidermist from the Province of Macerata), with its 52 stuffed bird specimens representing the most significant species of the marsh and the surrounding environments, including a specimen of particular value like the Eurasian Bitter (Botaurus stellaris), a symbol species of the Park.
The Museum mainly has didactic aims: it plays an important integration function between man and natural environment with the promotion of educational, sensitization, and scientific research activities. Moreover, the Museum houses a multimedia hall suitable for projections and conferences, as well as a didactic lab equipped with microscopes and housing a complete herbarium of the Park flora, organized to welcome students and people fond of natural science.

Opening times: From mid-June to mid-September
Closed on Mondays
From Tuesday to Friday - from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm
Saturdays and holidays from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm and from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm

Other periods
From Monday to Friday - from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm

Entrance fee:
Admission free.

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