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Erwin Pichl Speleovivarium

If you are interested in learning about the flora and fauna of the Karst caves, don't miss the opportunity to visit the Speleovivarium.
Speleovivarium Erwin Pichl
The only museum of its kind, the Speleovivarium is located in the heart of Trieste, in a tunnel that is a former air raid shelter.
The unusual location was chosen for its physical and environmental characteristics, similar to those of natural Karst caves.

This enabled speleobiologists to create an ideal habitat where examples of flora and fauna from caves in Trieste's Karst Plateau could be raised in captivity.

The undisputed star of the museum is the olm, an amphibian rarely seen in nature, whose habitat is limited to the area between Postojna and the Gulf of Kotor.
Urgent measures for the containment and management of the epidemiological emergency from COVID-2019 (Coronavirus)
Following the contingent and urgent ordinance of the Ministry of Health signed the measures in place in the Trieste area are indicated until april, 13

- suspension of all manifestations or initiatives of any nature and events in a public or private place, both indoors and open to the public, of a recreational, sporting, religious, cultural nature, night clubs

- Closure of educational services for children and schools of all levels, recreational and PAG

- Suspension of the opening services to the public of museums, libraries and to all other institutes and places of culture

Speleovivarium Erwin Pichl
via Guido Reni, 2/c
tel. +39 040 823859 (ore serali)
cell. +39 3491357631

free entry
opening hours on the museum's website

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