Visit the Casa Buonarroti - both place of memory and celebration of the genius of Michelangelo, as well as a sumptuous Baroque edifice displaying the rich art collection of the family.
Among the treasures this most unusual among all Florentine museums offers are two of Michelangelo's famous marble reliefs: the Madonna of the Stairs and the Battle of the Centaurs, both considered to be masterworks of his youth.
See Leonardo's visionary engineering genius at work: visit the new permanent Leonardo Museum which hosts the largest and most beautiful machines built from Leonardo da Vinci's codes.
Working from Leonardo's drawings, highly skilled craftsmen have recreated machines which work to perfection. See Leonardo's exceptional imagination at work - the size, beauty, and construction systems of his inventions: the flying machines, the hydraulic saw, the column raiser, the printing machine, and many other creations!
Quench your science thirst - discover the largest and most comprehensive collection of Italian 19th century equipment for the study and teaching of physics!
Discover the new Galileo Museum, dedicated to science and the famous Pisan scientist Galileo Galilei. See extraordinary pieces such as Galileo’s telescope, historic world maps and globes, and a series of surprising divertissements such as machines that create optical illusions. The museum illustrates the evolution of knowledge and scientific instruments from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century.
Visit Villa Bardini – built in 1641, and splendidly positioned on a hill overlooking the Arno river and Florence. Discover the art and impulse of the famous Italian fashion designer at the Roberto Capucci Museum. The Pietro Annigoni Museum illustrates the prolific career of this post-war Italian painter famous for his portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and the US presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Leave the beaten path and enjoy this Florentine jewel!
Visit a Florentine Renaissance home and the collection of the British art historian Herbert Percy Horne in the palace once owned by the English poet, architect, typographer and designer, art historian and antiquarian.
Visit the Frederick Stibbert Museum's collection, gathered by the Anglo-Italian in the desire to document all the areas in which changes in taste and production techniques stimulated the creation of art objects.
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