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Science and Technics Foundation
Fondazione Scienza E Tecnica
Via Giusti, 29
50121 Florence - Italy
Phone: 055 2341157-242241
How to get there:
From Santa Maria Novella train station take bus line 31, 32 and 6 (“via della colonna” stop).
From San Marco Square bus stop Ataf: lines 1, 6, 7, 10, 11, 17, 20, 25, 31, 32, 33and electric bus C.

The purpose of the Institution is to make known and accessible the highly rated assets by a unique collection in Italy, of more than 50.000 items, witch go from naturalistic collections to scientific instruments, from machine models to hand-made objects and library references of high historical importance. Starting from this precious heredity, the Foundation aims at promoting a permanent activity of scientific culture, constituting an original laboratory where the proper use of historic scientific apparatuses go side by the side with modern technologies and new media. In April 2002 the President of the Italian Republic, honoured with his presence the inauguration of the Planetari of Florence jointly managed by the Institute and Museum of History of Science and the Astrophysics Observatory in Arcetri.

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Suggested Hotels

Hotel Jane
3 stars
Hotel Jane
via Orcagna, 56
Zone: Lungarno Tempio
Hotel Jane, amongst one of the original and appreciated in Florence just 10 minutes from the Duomo and 5 mins from Santa Croce.

Hotel Villa Stanley
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4 stars
Hotel Villa Stanley
Viale XX Settembre, 200
Zone: Sesto Fiorentino
Hotel Villa Stanley is a 4 stars rated hotel, built in the main Villa with its 25 bed rooms, reception area, bar, lounge-rooms and conference halls and restaurant.

Hotel Select Executive
best hotel
3 stars
Hotel Select Executive
Via G. Galliano 13/A
Zone:Cascine - Porta al Prato
Select Executive is located near the city centre,is the ideal location both for holiday and for business

Hotel Villa dei Bosconi
best hotel
3 stars
Hotel Villa dei Bosconi
Via Ferrucci, 51
Zone: Florence Fiesole
Hotel Villa dei Bosconi, a new hotel located in a splendid position, on the hills of Fiesole

Florence Events
1927 - Return to Italy - Salvatore Ferragamo and visual culture during XXth century
1927 - Return to Italy - Salvatore Ferragamo and visual culture during XXth century
From 19/05/2017
To 02/05/2018
In 2017 falls the 90th anniversary from Ferragamo's return to Italy (1927), after 12 years in the Usa. The exhibit recreate the culturel environment of Italy and Florence in that period, showing paintings and plastic objects produced in Italy:[...]
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