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Tickets for Galileo Museum: Skip The Line

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

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  09:30 - 18:00
Monday:  09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday:  09:30 - 13:00
Wednesday:  09:30 - 18:00
Thursday:  09:30 - 18:00
Friday:  09:30 - 18:00
Saturday:  09:30 - 18:00
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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Instructions

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

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Museo Galileo
1,Piazza dei Giudici, 50122, Florence
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Completely accessible. Wheelchair ramp, elevators, accessible restrooms, and a manual wheelchair are available
Additional info

Getting There

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

Reviews
Oct 7, 2018
Availability for us was earlier than other sites and price was cheaper. Highly rate this website
Oct 1, 2018
Interested in science? This is your place.
Sep 27, 2018
Everything here was amazing.
Sep 20, 2018
Quiet museum, nice break from the hustle and bustle of the major museums. Very cool 500 year old science equipment , and of course Galileo’s telescopes. Definitely remcommend if into astronomy / science.
Sep 16, 2018
Very interesting
Sep 5, 2018
Altho there was no crowds, we didnt want to take a chance. Getting these tickets was so easy to get ONLY by this company. I was told by more than one company that we couldnt get in.
Aug 18, 2018
Such an interesting place if you enjoy Science. Don't miss Galileo's fingers !
Jul 27, 2018
Interesting museum. Some problem with tickets.
Jun 24, 2018
Absolutely the best science museum I have ever been in. Some actual instruments dating back to the 1400s and 1500s.
Jun 23, 2018
Perfect service really recommend purchasing tickets to avoid the queue, amazing experience
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