Province of Piacenza. Welcome to the Official Tourist Information SiteScudo Piacenza


c/o Urban Center - Via Scalabrini, 107

The museum is divided in two sections: the first, inside the Civic Museum of Natural History explores the topic of the formation of hydrocarbon from a geological point of view, and offers a synoptic outline of the sector. The second section is in Padiglione Negrotti and tells the story of oil industry in Piacenza from the origins to the 'artisanal' era (15th-18th century) toward the industrial era (end of the 19th century to today).

Temporary opening hours for October:
Satuday 9:30 am to half past noon
Sunday: 3 to 5:30 pm
Or upon booking by calling +39.0523.335039 or +39.333.5093138
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Entrance fee
free entrance
Disabled access
entrance accessible to disabled
Information Office
Last update
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
News and information edited by the Tourist Information Office of the Municipalities of Bobbio, Borgonovo V.T., Castell'Arquato, Piacenza and Vigolzone