• Event

Festa della Toscana 2017 - The Lorraine Family in Tuscany

Thursday, 30 November 2017, at 15.30

Pietro Leopoldo, il Granduca riformatore (Peter Leopold, Grand Duke and Reformer)
Conference by Giulio Manetti (in Italian), Archivio Storico del Comune di Firenze
Museo Galileo, Sala M.L. Righini Bonelli
Free entrance


1, 2, and 3 December 2017

Guided visits (in Italian) to the Museo "La Specola", via Romana 17
Friday 1 December, at 15.00: guided visit to the zoologic collections
Saturday 2 December, at 14.30: guided visit to the Torrino Astronomico
Sunday 3 December, at 10.30: guided visit to the zoologic collections
Sunday 3 December, at 11.30: guided visit to the exhibition Mineraliter 
Sunday 3 December, at 12.30: guided visit to the Torrino Astronomico
Reservations required


Guided visits (in Italian) to the Museo Galileo, piazza dei Giudici 1
Guided visits to the museum's halls with operators dressed in epoch costumes
Friday 1 December, at 15.30
Saturday 2 December, at 10.30
Sunday 3 December, at 15.30
Reservations required


Visitors will receive as gift a copy of the Edict of the Grand Duke for the reform of criminal law, containing the declaration of the "abolition of death penalty", dated November 30, 1786. Children will receive a copy of the booklet Pietro Leopoldo di Lorena. Un "Grande" Granduca.

For info and reservations: 0039 055 2756444

Guided visits in both museums are free and included in the entrance fee.
Thanks to the special promotion between Museo Galileo and "La Specola" museum, the zoological section of the University of Florence Natural History Museum, visitors who buy a full ticket in one of the two museums can access the other with a reduced fee.