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Festa della Toscana 2013

The voices of science. Peter Leopold from science as a public utility to the abolition of death penalty

November 30, 2013


Peter Leopold as a politician and administrator
An animated talk (in Italian) about Enlightened reformism in Tuscany
10.00-11.00 am and 12.00-13.00 pm
Archivio storico del Comune di Firenze, Via Oriuolo 33, 1st floor, Florence
Free entrance. Limited seats. Reservations suggested: 055 2616527


From science as a public utility to the abolition of death penalty
Round table (in Italian)
11.00-12.30
Palazzo Non Finito, Room of the Caminetto, Via del Proconsolo 12, Florence


At the museum with Peter Leopold
Special museums openings
20.30-24.00
Free guided visits (in Italian) with operators dressed in epoch costumes.
Two different turns are scheduled in each museum: 21.00-22.00 and 22.30-23.30

  • Museo Galileo, Piazza dei Giudici 1, Florence
  • Museo di Storia Naturale “La Specola”, Via Romana 17, Florence

The visitors of both museums will receive as gift a copy of the Edict of the Grand Duke for the reform of criminal law, containing the declaration of the “abolition of death penalty”, dated November 30, 1786.

A special reduced fee is reserved for visitors of both museums.
Info and reservations (suggested): 055 2756444
A special thanks to the Rubelli Company for the kind permission to use the costumes.
A special thanks to the Bottega Filistrucchi for the wigs and the makeup.