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Discover Galileo's world and see his vital contributions to modern science

 
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Wheelchair accessible: Completely accessible. Wheelchair ramp, elevators, accessible restrooms, and a manual wheelchair are available
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Overview

Highlights

  • Celebrate the life and incredible scientific achievements of Galileo in a hands-on museum that's sure to inspire future scientists
  • Explore a huge collection of Renaissance scientific instruments – see Galileo's iconic telescope, and even his severed finger!
  • Brush up on your astrophysics in the giant research library, featuring 15,000 tests from the 1500s to the present day

Description

Want to see Galileo's severed middle finger? You'll find that and more at Florence's Galileo Museum, when you enter the world of one of history's greatest scientists! Dive into Galileo's mad imagination and inventions via interactive exhibits, original scientific instruments and more!

Galileo revolutionized humanity's understanding of science and the universe with proof that the Earth orbited the sun. Nestled in the heart of his native Florence, this fun-packed museum explains and celebrates his incredible achievements.

In the museum's Medici collection, check out some of Galileo's original scientific instruments, including his iconic telescope and the lenses he used to discover the moons of Jupiter. And you'll see his real middle finger, perfectly preserved in an ornate glass vial!

After that, browse an incredible collection of ancient Italian scientific equipment, including Antonio Santucci's armillary sphere – the largest in the world. You'll come to appreciate just how much Tuscany has contributed to modern science.

Feeling inspired? Study up in the gigantic scientific library (with over 15,000 works) or go wild with the hands-on exhibits and interactive displays.

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Additional info

Getting There

Bus: Line C1 from Stazione via Panzani to Galleria degli Uffizi stop + 1-minute walk.

Amendment policy

  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

Show your smartphone voucher at the ticket office and pick up your paper ticket.

Venue

Opening hours

Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 09:30 - 18:00
Saturday 09:30 - 18:00
Sunday 09:30 - 18:00
Monday 09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday Closed

How to get there

Museo Galileo
1,Piazza dei Giudici, 50122, Florence
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Ratings & reviews

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C
Jan 26, 2020
Good
No lines up when we got there but glad we paid the extra... just in case
C
Jan 5, 2020
Excellent
I am very impressed regarding how museum presents every exhibits with videos.
I am highly recommended everyone to visit Galileo Museum.
D
Jan 2, 2020
Excellent
LOVE this museum! So many wonderful and interesting things to see from history's most brilliant stars! Don't miss it!

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