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In Peter Leopold's Private Laboratory: From Alchemy to Chemistry

Saturday, October 22nd

3.30 and 4.30 pm

Within the 21st Italian Week of Scientific Culture and on the occasion of the International Year of Chemistry, Museo Galileo will offer special guided visits (in Italian) of its chemistry collections.

The presentation will begin with the extraordinary chemistry cabinet of Grand Duke Peter Leopold, where an actor dressed in epoch costumes will illustrate the chemistry instruments of Museo Galileo and retrace the fascinating history of alchemy up to the birth of modern chemistry.

Reservations are not required. The cost of the activity is included in the entrance fee.