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Museo Galileo Small Group Tour

1. Museo Galileo Small Group Tour

The Museo Galileo is one of the foremost international institutions dedicated to the history of science, combining a museum of scientific instruments and an institute dedicated to the research, documentation and dissemination of the history of science in the broadest sense. Join this 90-minute small group tour along with an official guide who will reveal all the secrets if this museum to you. Get to know some original scientific tools made by Galileo himself, such as the telescopes and lenses he used to discover Jupiter's moons. Once your guided tour is finished, you have the choice to remain in the museum as long as you like.

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Galileo Galilei Private Science Tour

2. Galileo Galilei Private Science Tour

The tour starts in Piazza della Signoria and continues to the Science Museum or the Galileo Museum, dedicated to the famous scientist. The Museo Galileo is full of scientific tools of great importance. Admire the two famous telescopes, and the finger of the great physicist, which is perfectly preserved. Then continue to the Observatory Museum and the Natural History Museum, in a beautiful antique palace with a Forum dedicated to the genius scientist. Here we will find the captivating marble statue of Galileo. The museum is named after the word observatory that once meant the Torrino astronomical, where the stars were studied and which is still available to visit by appointment. You'll end by going to the Basilica of Santa Croce, otherwise known as the "Pantheon of Italian Glories" for the tombs of the most famous Italians, among whom is the monumental tomb of Galileo Galilei.

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What people are saying about Museo Galileo

Only issue was no one told us how to enter abs use headphones. Was a little hectic at the entry window. But the museum is amazing. So many beautiful pieces and well organized and described. Great price for so many incredible pieces and details.

excellent outstanding tour guide, very knowledgeable

guide took his time in explaining and was very patient in answering all questions Best tour guide we had