“Naturally curious”, the motto for an avantgarde Museum.
MUSE – Science Museum of Trento is one of the largest in Italy and counts about 500,000 visitors per year, 75% of whom are tourists from outside the region.
The Science Museum is an auxiliary body of the Autonomous Province of Trento and Its task is to interpret nature starting from the mountains, using the eyes, tools, and applications of scientific research, taking advantage of the challenges of the contemporary world, stimulating scientific curiosity and the pleasure of knowledge, giving value to science, innovation, and sustainability.
Since its foundation, it has reached 50ML €/year as induced positive impact on local economy. With more than 230 staff members (160 with university degree) active in the fields of Education, Audience, Development, Research, Scientific Communication and Museography, it is a cultural institution dedicated to citizen and visitors and represents a point of reference in supporting associations, education activities and life-long learning.
The Museum is a place where people learn to play, dialog and think, acquiring knowledge on environment issues, landscape and biodiversity and becoming aware of challenges and impacts of science and technology. A place where citizens, stakeholders and even tourists can become part of a more sustainable society and community.
“Naturally curious” is the motto that entails both the philosophy and the wish of the Museum: to be the PIAZZA for the town, the place where people can come and meet, get the latest news, participate, share and be involved into citizen science.
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