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Geological Museum of the Dolomites in Predazzo

Where the rocks tell stories

Have you ever touched Dolomite rock? What does the fossil of an organism that lived millions of years ago look like? What are those glittering minerals you can find along the trails?

At the Geological Museum of the Dolomites in Predazzo, in Val di Fiemme, rocks, minerals and fossils tell you all about the happenings and stories that are part of us and the land we live in.
Surrounded by the UNESCO World Heritage mountains, the museum has over 12,000 exhibits, including Italy’s biggest collection of invertebrate fossils from the Middle Triassic cliffs.
You will go on a journey into the geological history of the Dolomites, with all their beauty and fragility, following the traces of what for centuries has linked us to these peaks, from the adventures of the very first scientists, explorers and climbers in the early nineteenth-century to date.

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You can buy your tickets online at this link. When you buy tickets online you must choose a day and time slot for your visit to the museum and will not be able to enter before this time. Once you have finalised your purchase, you will receive a confirmation email with your ticket in pdf format. Please show this to the ticket office staff on the day of your visit.

You can also buy your ticket at the museum ticket office.

Tickets are not refundable.

To book your guided visit, call +39 0462 500366 from Monday to Friday, from 9.00 am to 12 noon and from 2.00 to 5.00 pm, or write to You will pay at the ticket office on the day of your visit.

Yes, our museum has no architectural barriers.

There are a dozen car parks subject to payment in Piazza SS Filippo e Giacomo.

In Via Professor Dellagiacoma, behind the museum, you can park with a parking disc and there are some disabled parking spaces.

Finally, there is a car park subject to payment close to the cinema, just a five-minute walk from the museum.

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