The “Scanagatta” civic museum in Varenna is a great ornithological collection of the Lake Como area.
The Ornithological and Natural Science Museum in Varenna, dedicated to Luigi Scanagatta, hosts a great collection of sedentary and migratory specimen of birds of the territory of Lake Como and an important science library made up of over 1500 volumes, monographs and pamphlets divided into different categories (Ornithology, Zoology, Malacology and Botany). You can find also a lot of high scientific level works.
Luigi Scanagatta was a teacher and an enthusiastic scholar of Ornithology, Malacology and Botany. Thanks to its precious work it’s now possible to discover these natural features of this territory.
Time and ratse
Wednesday: 10.00-13.00 / 14.30-18.00
Saturday:10.00-13.00 / 14.30-18.00
Sunday:10.00-13.00 / 14.30-18.00
Ornithological museum Luigi Scanagatta Via IV Novembre, 7 – 23900 Varenna – Lecco