Meet Galileo

The group will have the opportunity to be accompanied on a visit through the Museum’s first floor by an unusual and exceptional guide, Galileo Galilei, who will recount his life and most important discoveries.

The operator dressed up in costume will guide you through the main rooms dedicated to the great scientist, where his original instruments are preserved, namely his last two surviving telescopes from 1609-10 telescopes.

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: Times available upon request

Duration: 60 minutes

Fees: 1 € each reservation fee + 3 € each for the activity fee + the museum entrance fees (up to age 15 €6, over 15 €7). Two educators with each scholastic group enter for free.

University Student Group less than 15 people: 13 € museum entrance fee + 1 € each reservation fee + 3 € for the activity fee = 17 € per person

Small private groups: 1 € each reservation fee + all applicable museum entrance fees + plus a single, flat rate of 65 € for the activity. Advanced reservations are required and times are subject to availability.

All visits and simple group entrances of groups larger than 15 people require advanced reservations by calling +39 055 2653174 (Monday-Friday 09:00-14:00) or by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
We can take up to 30 participants in each group. To guarantee safety conditions within our museum, larger groups will be divided into smaller subgroups.