Archaeological and Paleontological Museum

Corso Alfieri, 2 - 14100 Asti - Tel. 0141/353072

  • Opening hours:
    from Tuesday to Saturday 9.00 a.m.-noon; 3.00 p.m.-6.00 p.m.
    - Sunday 10.00 a.m.-noon
    - closed on Mondays and Sunday afternoons.

Possibility of guided visits on Tuesday and Thursday, by previous booking at Astigiani Park Authority - Tel. 0414/592091.

Exhibit "Dalle balene ai rinoceronti astigiani"

Open until 31/5/98 in the former school "Rodari", Via Croce Verde, 6 - 14100 Asti.
Didactic panels dealing with fossils, explaining what they are, how they form, and the reason why they have been found in the territory of Asti. Particular attention is paid to a few samples of terrestrial and maritime animals which inhabited this area in the prehistoric period: a mastodon, a rhino, a big wild ox, a dolphin. There is also a detailed documentation about a rorqual whale whose skeleton was found in 1993 in San Marzanotto.
From September the exhibition will be permanent in the seat of Riserva di Valleandona Valle Botto.

In Asti is possible to visit important monuments which bear witness of its great past: the Cathedral, the Collegiata di S. Secondo, the Baptistery and the Church of San Pietro in Consavia, Vittorio Alfieri's house, the Sant'Anastasio crypt and the Lapidario museum...

Location: Asti (AT) Region: Piedmont
(5657)Bric Tre Vescovi - Val Sarmassa
Bric Tre Vescovi - Val Sarmassa
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