The Natural History Museum of Maremma
The Natural History Museum of the Maremma is located in the historic center of Grosseto. The museum is one of the first examples of historic site - nature in all of Tuscany. The museum was founded in 1961 thanks to the collection of works of the Municipality of Grosseto and the support of Giuseppe Guerrini, President of naturalistic caving Maremma Company from 1960 to 1989. The exhibition is divided on the three floors of the building and consists of twelve rooms dedicated to the science of earth and life sciences. The first section contains minerals and rocks and paleontological room. Instead, the second section includes reference objects to coastal environments, hilly and mountainous. In the exhibition areas are extensive floral and faunal aspects in nature. Of great interest are the display cases containing specimens of vertebrate animals such as canines, weasel, amphibians and reptiles. Another set of cases illustrate the main ecosystems of the province of Grosseto as the coastal pine forest, the dune, the island environments, the lowland pastures and hills. Of great interest are the educational paths totems with touch - screen and workshops for schools and families.