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Group Visits


Partial closure due to renovation work.

Galilean Instruments are on view.

Current exhibition from November 8th, 2009 to March 9th, 2010:
19th-century Physics in Florence: Machines and Instruments for use

Groups reservation:

Schools and groups must book visits through Firenze Scienza

Tel. +39 055 2346760
Fax +39 055 2346760

Groups of  30 people or more will be divided into 2 or more separate groups.

Unguided group visit (minimum 15 persons)

Groups must book a date and time in advance. This ensures that your group will have the space and time to view the Museum’s collections. The visit to the exhibition takes about 45 minutes.

Didactic visits

An expert guide shows how some of the Museum's most important instruments work using replicas which can be handled directly by the visitors. In addition the guide will demonstrate the scientific phenomena like electrostatics and the basic laws of mechanics using original historic instruments.

Duration: 1 hour
Languages: Italian and English
Cost: The didactic visit is currently provided at not extra cost. Please note that booking in advance is necessary.
Timetable: Monday 15:30;
Tuesday   –  ;
Wednesday 15:30;
Thursday and Friday 10:00, 11:30, 14:00, 15:30;
Saturday 10:00, 11:30.

The Laboratories

In cooperation with the Phineas and Ferb show on Disney Channel, all participants will receive a Phineas and Ferb kit (in Italian). The laboratories will be available from November 9, 2009 to June 2010.
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