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Regional Museum of natural history: a photo, a description (Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali)

Regional Museum of natural history, located in the famous medieval castle in the town of Saint-Pierre in the Italian region of Val d'aosta, combines history, architecture and science. His exhibition housed in the nine exhibition halls and acquaint visitors with the nature of this unique region is a perfect beginning of the journey for those who want to take in the sights of mountain valleys and secluded villages of the Val d Aosta. Over the years, the Museum has gained fame at both the national and international levels, which confirms the constant influx of tourists both from other parts of Italy and from abroad, as well as the continued scientific cooperation with leading museums and universities around the world.

The exhibits collected in the Botanical, Zoological and mineral-petrographic collections, which were transferred to him in various scientific campaigns and was leased from institutions and individuals. From 1999, the year the Museum publishes its own edition - "Monograph" devoted to scientific research in the region. In the framework initiated by the Museum expeditions have been studied hoofed animals, bats, Lepidoptera and aviafauna Val d Aosta conducted floristic studies of vascular plants and lichens, as well as organized Limnological and hydrogeological studies. And recently the Museum building was renovated and modernized its collections.