Walking with the Grand Duchess

This thematic visit takes place on the museum’s first floor where the Grand Duchess Cristina di Lorena recounts some stories from her life and marriage to Ferdinando I de’ Medici. Cristina speaks about the great scientist Galileo and the working relationship he had with her son and later her grandson. Along the way you will discover some of the precious instruments found inside her treasure chest.

Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays by request
(available through January 2020)

Duration: 60 minutes on the first floor

Costs for groups (min. 15): € 3,00 + Museum entrance fees

Costs for small groups and private visits: Museum entrance fees + a flat rate of € 65,00 for the activity

For groups and private visits advanced reservations are required by calling +39 055 2343723 (Monday-Friday 09:00-16:00) or by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Recommended for all ages and groups