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Giuliano Ghelli’s Museum and Church of the Intercession of San Casciano Val di Pesa

12:04 15 September in

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La Specola
Museum of Natural History,
Zoology Section

12:57 31 July in

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Museum of Natural History,
Section of Mineralogy

07:02 28 July in

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Casa Buonarroti

15:07 02 September in

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The Brancacci Chapel

09:43 30 July in

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Horne Museum

09:41 30 July in

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Galileo Museum

09:38 30 July in

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_tabs style="horizontal"][vc_tab title="Museum" tab_id="1401092217359-3-5"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The Museum of the History of Science in Florence testifies to the support given to scientific research, first by members of the Medici dynasty, then by the Lorraine Grand dukes. The Museum’s collections of scientific instruments currently contain more than 5,000...

Richard-Ginori Museum of the Manifattura di Doccia

14:13 25 August in

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Stefano Bardini Museum

09:36 30 July in

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Bandini Museum of Fiesole

14:00 30 July in

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