Life and Works of Galileo - Thematic Visit

Our Galileo expert will accompany the group through the Medicean collection on the 1st floor where they can admire the original instruments of Galileo Galilei including his two surviving telescopes.

This thematic visit highlights the times, life, works and discoveries of Galileo which influenced the religious, philosophical and scientific worlds.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:00, 11:00, 13:30 and 14:30

Duration: 60 minutes

Fees: 1 € each reservation fee + 3 € each for the activity fee + the museum entrance fees (up to age 15 €6, over 15 €7). Two educators with each scholastic group enter for free.

University Student Group less than 15 people: 13 € museum entrance fee + 1 € each reservation fee + 3 € for the activity fee = 17 € per person

Small private groups: 1 € each reservation fee + all applicable museum entrance fees + plus a single, flat rate of 65 € for the activity. Advanced reservations are required and times are subject to availability.

All visits and simple group entrances of groups larger than 15 people require advanced reservations by calling +39 055 298 9891 (Monday-Friday 09:00-14:00) or by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
We can take up to 30 participants in each group. To guarantee safety conditions within our museum, larger groups will be divided into smaller subgroups.