Plan a route here
Museum

Geological Museum of the Dolomites

Museum · Val di Fiemme · 1,017 m
Responsible for this content
VisitTrentino Verified partner 
  • Esposizione_Museo_Geologico_Predazzo_photo DFerrari
    / Esposizione_Museo_Geologico_Predazzo_photo DFerrari
  • Fossile_Museo_Geologico_Predazzo_photo DFerrari
    / Fossile_Museo_Geologico_Predazzo_photo DFerrari
  • / Museo Geologico delle Dolomiti

Over 11,000 items, including an exceptional collection of invertebrate fossils, await you to narrate the history of the Dolomites and their incalculable geological value.

Founded in 1899, the Geological Museum of the Dolomites in Predazzo offers insight into these UNESCO world heritage mountains. It is home to over 11,000 artefacts, with a focus on the geology of the Dolomites and, in particular, the Fiemme and Fassa Valleys. Among these is Italy’s richest collection of invertebrate fossils from the Middle Triassic reefs.

Across two floors, featuring interactive exhibits and fascinating educational materials, you can explore the history and characteristics of the local mountains, looking at their unique features and how they compare to surrounding groups such as the Lagorai, the Catinaccio, the Sella, the Marmolada and the Monzoni. Be sure not to miss the Dos Capèl Geotrail, an outdoor itinerary to enhance your visit to the museum during the summer months.

Coordinates

DD
46.312894, 11.602568
DMS
46°18'46.4"N 11°36'09.2"E
UTM
32T 700380 5132105
w3w 
///cloths.fixing.taints
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Recommendations nearby

Long distance cycling · Val di Fassa
Val di Fiemme bike path
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 42 km
Duration 3:20 h
Ascent 52 m
Descent 640 m

La pista ciclabile attraversa le Valli di Fassa e di Fiemme, ripercorre il tracciato della Marcialonga

3
from VisitTrentino,   VisitTrentino
City walking tour · Val di Fiemme
The water path
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 2.9 km
Duration 1:00 h
Ascent 30 m
Descent 35 m

Discovering the fountains of Predazzo, through the oldest streets of the village, in the alleys full of history and tradition.

from Staff Outdoor Val di Fiemme ND,   APT Val di Fiemme
E-Bike · Val di Fiemme
Nordic Ski WC Fiemme 2013 Tour
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 20.7 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 400 m
Descent 400 m

The great sportsmen who competed in the Nordic Ski World Championships in 1991, 2003 and 2013 in Val di Fiemme competed in the symbolic sports ...

from Staff Outdoor Val di Fiemme,   APT Val di Fiemme

Show all on map

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Rating

Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.


Photos from others


Special features

Place to visit
  • My Map
  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Features
2D 3D
Maps and trails
  • 8 Routes nearby