The MUSE

In Trento, the museum designed by Renzo Piano

The Autonomous Province of Trento asked starchitect Renzo Piano to create in a disused industrial area of approximately 19,000 sqm not just a museum, but a place to reflect on the relationship between nature and man. That is how the MUSE was born - so successful that it was the only museum in Italy to be awarded an honourable mention at the European Museum of the Year Awards 2015.

From the mountains to the challenges of sustainability, from the first men on Earth to the DNA’s secrets. With “special effects” to experience virtually the same emotions of a climb on the Dolomites walls or a downhill skiing descent.

A very real experience, however, is touching with your own hand fossils and minerals, using the microscope and going into the large greenhouse with living plants from the Tanzania forest.

And more, the dinosaurs of the Alpine region, their footprints, the first painted stones and the weapons of prehistoric hunters in the ice age.

In a science gym you can learn the principles of physics and mechanics with the help of interactive installations.


 

Highlights:

Valle dell'Adige - Trento - Castello del Buonconsiglio
Buonconsiglio Castle
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Valle dell'Adige - Trento - Mattarello - Museo Caproni
Gianni Caproni Museum of Aeronautics
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Rovereto Civic Museum

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Riva del Garda - Lake Garda - Rocca di Riva

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A source of clean energy in the heart of the mountain

Fort Strino

Discovering the White War

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In the heart of Trento the artistic wealth of the Diocese

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The Italian War History Museum

Remember war, build peace

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A majestic monument

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Buonconsiglio Castle

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Lavarone - Forte Belvedere

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The Fortress of Emotions

Rhaetian Museum

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A fascinating place in Trento (with free admission) where you can go through the epic deeds of the so-called “Penne nere” [Black Feathers]

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Base Thunder

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A majestic monument

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A unique collection of vintage airplanes

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The soldiers’ shadows

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The fort was built to block the road to Trento

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The Gallerie di Piedicastello in Trento, a unique and unrepeatable experience (free admission)

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11th-14th Oct. 2018

11/10/2018 - 14/10/2018 Trento
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11th-14th Oct. 2018

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Lago di Terlago

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Valle dei laghi - Castel Toblino notturno

Lake Toblino - The pearl of Valle dei Laghi

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NATURE & PARKS