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University of Siena, The Leonetto Comparini Anatomical Museum

Housed in the Anatomical Institute, an historical building from the nineteenth century

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Via Aldo Moro, 2, 53100 Siena SI, Italia
The Leonetto Comparini Anatomical Museum (Museo Anatomico "Leonetto Comparini") is home to collections of over 400 anatomical tables, wax models, over 1000 dried specimens, educational models and historic instruments, as well as a famous craniological collection.

Opening hours
By appointment only Monday to Friday 9am-2pm

Entry fee


Disabled access


Contact information
Polo Scientifico Universitario di San Miniato -Sezione di Anatomia e Istologia
Loc. S. Miniato
Telephone 0577-234046; 0577 234082
E-mail sistemamuseale@unisi.itanatomia@unisi.it

Where not a single stone has changed down the centuries
Siena shines perfectly from a distance in its medieval magnificence. The three hills amid which the city rests rise up like an idyllic film set, the old boundaries soften like the past into a countryside that sometimes still seem like the scene painted by Ambrosia Lorenzetti in the Allegory of Good Government in the halls of Siena's city hall. ...