Luogo - Museum
Museo di Storia Naturale
Where Via D’Alò Alfieri, c/o Istituto “Righi”, 51, Taranto
The ‘BiosTaras’ Museum of Natural History in Taranto located on Corso Umberto, owes its creation to the commitment of Aldo Bianchi, his wife Anna Florence and Prof. Paolo Parenzan. Born with the aim of providing schools and Universities, discoveries from the animal, vegetable and mineral world, the Museum has over the years expanded its growing collection of entomological artifacts (insects from all over the world including the wonderful exotic butterflies and giant beetles), it’s finds of exotic shells from the Red Sea and mineral findings. Inside the museum there is also preserved specimens of reptiles and deep sea fish.