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Established in 1992 by the Discepolo Foundation, it is one of the most important scientific museum of the Campania Region thanks to the amount, diversity and rarity of the exhibited specimen. Since 1997 the paleontological section has been opened and it is devoted to dinosaur fossils (eggs, claws, teeth) and splendid specimens of Notosauro, Mesosauro, Ammolite. In 2001 the Gems Section opened to visitors thanks to the donation of Ezio De Felice and Irene Sbriziolo while in 2003 the Museum inaugurate the Anthropological Section where primitive lithic tools are shown. Also 150 rare shells, donated by Antonino Casola, are exhibited. The “Grafene”, the material that is revolutionizing the industrial world, has been donated to the Museum by Andre Geim, Nobel Prize in Physics and one of the 15 Nobel Prize winners who visited the cultural structure on the occasion of the Scientific Prize " Capo d'Orlando ”, organized since 1999 by the Discepolo Foundation.

Ticket price 2,50 €

Entry is free for the residents.


Admission upon reservation.

From Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm

For info and booking:

+39 081 8015668


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Address: Complesso SS. Trinità e Paradiso viale Rimembranza 1


Comune di Vico Equense - Ufficio Turismo e Cultura

sede legale Corso Filangieri, 98
Tel.: +39 081/8019100
sede operativa Viale Rimembranza, 1
Tel.: +39 081/8019500
Cod. Fiscale: 82007510637
Part. IVA: 01548611217
80069 Vico Equense (NA) 

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