Galileo and Mechanics - Workshop

This activity is led by Galileo himself dressed in his professor robes. The workshop concentrates on Galileo’s observational techniques and scientific methods as related to studying bodies in motion using the incline plane and pendulum. The workshop concludes with a brief guided visit of the Museum’s first floor where he will show you some of his original instruments.

Mondays and Wednesdays: 9.30, 11.30, 14.30
Tuesdays: 9.30, 11.30

Duration: 60 minutes

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 (Mon-Fri 9-16) or by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Recommended for middle and high school groups