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    Science and Art in the Age of Galileo

Science and Art in the Age of Galileo

  • City: Florence
  • Duration: 3 hours

Visit the Uffizi Gallery and the Science Museum to discover famous masterpieces of painting, as well as Galileo's own telescope and an array of clocks, antique globes, and armillary spheres.


During the infamous reign of the Medici family, an enormous proliferation of the arts and sciences took place in Florence. Find yourself guided directly to these works in the Uffizi Gallery and Science Museum with this unique tour of Medici-sponsored science and art.

Begin in the Uffizi Gallery, the world's first public art museum, where the Medici family's own collection of art and scientific instruments are the main focus. Among this incredible collection are the likes of artistic geniuses such as Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and Caravaggio.

Make your way next door to the medieval Palazzo Castellani, now the home of the Science Museum. Here, in addition to Galileo's own telescope, see a fascinating array of antique globes, compasses, maps, microscopes, armillary spheres and surgeon's instruments.

Don't miss the opportunity to put these revolutionary artworks and discoveries in their correct historical perspective. Your tour guide will illuminate your understanding of the world's most seminal works.

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Admission Type Price
per group $258.00 Additional fee, per person: $37.00
per group $261.00 Additional fee, per person: $259.00
per group $311.00 Additional fee, per person: $370.00

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Additional Information

Sites Included: Uffizi Gallery, Science Museum, Museum entrance tickets to be paid on site are approximately 9 euro total per person. This is subject to change as each site is independently operated.

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