Accessibility and facilities


All visitors with disabilities and one companion are granted free entrance to the Museo Galileo.

The disabled visitor will be charged the cost of the guided tour or workshop, if applicable.

The museum is completely accessible to visitors with limited motor skills. There is a wheelchair ramp entrance along Lungarno Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici number 2. You will need to request assistance to our staff via an intercom system.

Until May 27th, due to emergency maintenance, accessibility to museum rooms will be reduced for people with mobility impairments.All floors within Palazzo Castellani have handicapped accessible restrooms.

Access is permitted to small dogs, that have to be held in one's arms or carried inside a bag or pet carrier. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome, provided that they are kept on a leash.

The Museo Galileo offers the possibility to organize activities for public with specific needs.




Visitors can safely store their bags and belongings in the free lockers available at the museum entrance. Two big storage boxes, with padlocks, located on the ground floor near the ticket office can be utilized for student backpacks and bulky bags.


Baby changing table

A baby changing table is available in one of the toilets on the second floor.



The bookshop, situated at the ground floor, is run by ATI Giunti. It offers visitors a selection of both Italian and international publications including catalogues, guide, books dealing with the history of science, as well as children literature.

Info tel. +39 055 2653155