Museum Where are exhibited huge aquariums, with
approximately five thousands collected from every corner
of the planet. The Museum has been founded in 1956 by a
group of friends keen on fishing that started to collect
various species marine being. In 1997 they donated the
museum to the city of San Benedetto.
The collection is composed by nearly 6.000 different
species of fish, shellfish, molluscs, cetaceans, fossils
and a rich marine herbarium. The exhibition wants to
give the visitors the possibility of admire the rich and
heterogeneous marine fauna of the globe. The specimens
comes not only from Adriatic or Mediterranean Sea, but
also from far away ones, and they are evidences of the
lively past period of the oceanic fishing in San
Benedetto del Tronto.
Museum makes use of depths, ship models and aquariums to
introduce you to the underwater world.
The Ichthyic Museum is one of the most important
scientific realities in Piceno country, and it is
continually being enriched by new findings. Every year
it’s visited by 20.000 people: among them there are
tourists, students and eminent academicians and