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Visit to the Prehistoric Park in Rivolta d’Adda

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The Prehistoric Park is located in Rivolta d’Adda, in the province of Cremona, and is situated in a huge natural area of over one hundred hectares.

Inside the park, there is a pedestrian path along which it is possible to admire life-size reconstructions of various species such as dinosaurs, mammals and hominids belonging to the prehistoric era.

The itinerary is well detailed, the statues are very intriguing for children but also for adults; it is a very well-kept park and it is really pleasant to take a walk in the middle of the greenery.

Along the route, there is also an area with protected fauna such as deer, goats, sheep, donkeys, horses, and a play area for children to play in.

There is also a small train that takes you around the park in about half an hour and at a cost of 3 euros.

Below is all the information you need to organise your visit to the Park of Prehistory at Rivolta d’Adda.

Prehistoric Park in Rivolta d'Adda

Prehistoric Park in Rivolta d’Adda: route

The route inside the Prehistoric Park runs for 4 km along which there are around 50 life-size reconstructions of various prehistoric species including fish, amphibians, archaic reptiles, dinosaurs, mammals and primitive man.

There are also reproductions of moments in the life of prehistoric man.

It is a loop footpath on a road that is also convenient for pushchairs.

There are several information signs telling the story of each individual protagonist.

Along the route, there is also a labyrinth consisting of hedges about 1.80 metres high (it reminded us a lot of the labyrinth inside the Pinocchio Park in Collodi).

At the end of the path, there is a Palaeontological Museum in which the friendly dinosaur palaeontologist Darwin traces the history of evolution through exhibits and explanatory panels.

It is a very well-kept park, we liked it a lot! Our only advice, if you go in midsummer, is to bring a hat and sunscreen because it is not very shady.

Prehistoric Park in Rivolta d'Adda
Prehistoric Park in Rivolta d'Adda
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tiger
Prehistoric Park in Rivolta d'Adda
horses

Where to eat inside the park

Inside the park, there are two refreshment areas with tables where you can have a picnic. You can bring your lunch from home or buy a sandwich or pizza at the bar. There are also drinking fountains where you can fill your water bottle.

How long to stay at the Prehistoric Park in Rivolta d’Adda

The route inside the park, as mentioned above, is 4 km long and reading all the educational signs it takes about 2 hours, so if you add the visit to the animals, the labyrinth, the museum and lunch to the route, you can easily spend thewhole day there.

dinosaurus

Where to buy and how much does the ticket cost

Tickets can be bought on the official website or at the ticket office in the morning, no reservation is necessary.

The ticket costs 16.00 euro per adult, 12.00 euro from 3 to 12 years old, free up to 2 years old.

Children up to and including 12 years of age, by showing proof of identity, get in free on their birthday!

Tickets are non-refundable and date changeable .

How to save on ticket purchases

With the Viviparchi Card, admission to the Prehistoric Park is free up to 12 years of age (free ticket for a paying ticket).

This benefit is valid from Monday to Saturday, excluding public holidays.

Tickets must be purchased directly at the Park’s ticket office.

Read more about it HERE.

Opening hours of the Prehistoric Park in Rivolta d’Adda

The Park closes in winter from December to February. For up-to-date opening hours, have a look at the official website.

How to get there and where to park

The park is located in Rivolta d Adda, in the province of Cremona, 25 km from Milan (heading east).

There is a large free car park near the entrance.

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