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Scientific Itineraries

On the Trail of Galileo

A walk through some of the most significant places in the life of the Tuscan scientist: Palazzo dei Cartelloni, Basilica of Santa Croce, Museo Galileo. (Italian only)

  • Saturday, 22 February, 10:00am
  • Sunday, 2 March, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, 8 March, 10:00am
  • Sunday, 16 March, 2:00pm

Admission fee: € 5.50 (admission to Museo Galileo included); reservation required


Galileo's Home by MuseoBus

Guided tours to the Museo Galileo and the Villa Il Gioiello, where Galileo spent his final years. Meeting point: Museo Galileo; transfer by MuseoBus. (Italian only)

  • Sunday, 23 February, 2:30pm
  • Saturday, 15 March, 2:30pm

Admission fee: € 8.50; reservation required


Information and reservations
edumsn@unifi.it
tel. 055 2756444
(Monday to Friday 9am-5pm; Saturday 9am-1pm)


"On the Trail of Galileo" and "Galileo’s Home by MuseoBus" are part of the "Happy Birthday, Galileo" events programme (15 February – 20 March 2014).