Virtual exhibitions

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A Land Beyond The Stars. Amerigo Vespucci and Martin Waldseemüller’s Map of the World
Website

2016

The website makes users able to explore the 1507 Waldseemüller’s map of the world, that contains a wealth of historical, technical, scientific, and geographic data and tells countless fascinating stories.

The Colossus of Leonardo da Vinci
Website

2016

This virtual exhibition, which has been specially created for Europeana Collections, tells the story of the never-completed equestrian monument to Francesco Sforza, especially focusing on the complex casting process which was designed by Leonardo.

The First National Exhibition of History of Science - 1929
Website

2015

The First National Exhibition of History of Science held in Florence from May to November, 1929, was under many respects a unique event.

Science in Coins
Website

2013

Museo Galileo's Commemorative Coin Collection

The Commemorative Coin Collection conserved at Museo Galileo, which collects medical and scientific medals together with commemorative coins of conventions, academies and events related to the history of medicine.

Scientists of Italy, Unite!
Website

2011

Science and Politics: The National Conferences of Italian Naturalists An Exhibition Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy

A significant selection (only in Italian) of the extraordinary documentary and iconographic collection related to the Conferences of Italian scientists from 1839 to 1875, which is housed in the museum library.

Museo Galileo: 1930-2010
Website

2010

A brief history through images covering the Museo Galileo's different stages of its existence.

Benozzo Gozzoli: His Life, Works and Techniques
Website

2009

An overview on the life and works of Benozzo Gozzoli with special reference to the painting techniques and ancient methods of restoration.

Michael of Rhodes
Website

2005

Life, voyages, and scientific knowledge of Michael of Rhodes, navigator aboard Venetian ships in the 15th century.

Bibliotheca Perspectivae
Website

2004

The Renaissance treatises on perspective

Biblioteca Perspectivae is meant to furnish a “biblioteca” of visual representations to scholars by having collected more than 50 precious and rare works in the period between and including the 15th and 17th centuries.