Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science, Florence

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View the preserved fingers of Galileo Galilei, or opt for the more traditional exhibits of telescopes, medical tools, globes, and other scientific instruments at Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science. Founded by the University of Florence in 1927, the museum covers more than 500 years of scientific technology, dating from Medici-ruled Florence to present day. Take a free guide tours, or pay a small fee for an in-depth, digital video guides. Arrange to visit Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science and other attractions in Florence using our Florence trip itinerary site .
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  • We tried to visit this museum a few years ago, only to discover it was closed as we visited on 15th August, which was a local holiday. (Apparently, they no longer close on this day.) We have always sa...  more »
  • If you have already seen the big-ticket items like the Duomo and Uffizi and you have more time to explore Florence, then this museum is a hidden gem. I surprised myself by spending a couple of hours h...  more »
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