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Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione

Piazza Don Miotti | San Giovanni, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 031 950309
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Fascinating Collection of Navigation Instruments.

Gianni Gini is wonderful host showing us around his extraordinary collection of Navigation... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Hobart, Australia
Extremely interesting

I'm a map geek and I loved this place. Even though it's not about maps it is about the history of... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Long Island City, New York
via mobile
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Piazza Don Miotti | San Giovanni, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 031 950309

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Gianni Gini is wonderful host showing us around his extraordinary collection of Navigation Instruments. Even if this is not something you know much about, it is wonderful to see one man's collection made over 50 years. It is superbly laid out, and his descriptions are...More

Thank cords52
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I'm a map geek and I loved this place. Even though it's not about maps it is about the history of discovering where in the world we are. The instruments trace the journey of early technology to explain how we knew where we are before...More

1  Thank gulltrav
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Found this by accident, but was glad we did. It was very interesting. 4 floors (I think) full of all things navigational. Some very old and still in working order. 10 euros entrance fee was well worth it. All the contents have been collected by...More

Thank TrevandSuz
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Wasn't expecting this but saw a sign and walked up and in. Well worth the admission. A Lots of great nautical antiques

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 18 May 2015

This small museum is a place many people may pass up on, but few should. It is full of interesting nautical instruments, some 100s of years old, that were collected over 50 years by the museum's owner. He showed us around giving us a private...More

1  Thank CanadianTraveler-221
Reviewed 15 June 2014

The young girl showed us around and told us some information in English. My husband was fascinated by the list of ships and found ones he was on in the merchant navy. Personally I found the ships logs amazing reading the personal thoughts of a...More

1  Thank mbreary
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We came across this place quite accidentally, though it is in the guide books of Bellagio. The museum is easily accessible by touristic train, which stops right next to the entrance. It is private with an extensive collection of antique navigational instruments, which were acquired...More

1  Thank elena076
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31 July 2017|
Response from cords52 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk from Bellagio to San Giovanni. We are an older couple and made it taking our time. If it's hot, do wear a hat. And do check the opening hours of the museum. We would suggest an hour would be about right to see... More