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Educational activities in French

Museo Galileo offers to French schools and groups two types of guided visit and three thematic workshops:

60-minute general visit to the museum’s main collection, explaining the historical context and function of the instruments; this activity can be adapted for all levels and ages from elementary to university.

Experiential visit: it lasts 90 minutes and illustrates the historical context and function of the instruments, with several demonstrations performed along the way; this activity can be adapted for all levels and ages from elementary to university.

Art and Science workshop: it lasts 90 minutes and is focused on linear perspective using projections of Leonardo da Vinci’s sketches and diary notes ; this activity can be adapted for all levels and ages from elementary to university.

Celestial projections workshop: it lasts 90 minutes and is aimed to describe the history and function of quadrants, armillae (rings) and astrolabes; this activity is recommended for students aged 15 and over.

Shadow workshop (duration 90 minutes): the geometry of this natural phenomenon will be analyzed and studied by measuring time with sundials and explaining ancient astronomical instruments such as the astrolabe ; this activity is recommended for students aged 15 and over.


Upon reservation only

Costs
Groups (15 person minimum) € 8,50
School groups (6-15 years old) € 7,50
A maximum of two educators per group enter for free.

Information and Reservations
Tel +39 055 2343723 fax +39 055 2478350
Tuesday to Sunday 10.00-13.00
From September 15th: Monday to Friday 9.00-16.00