Florence Guide tourist information on Florence and Tuscany:art, history,events, hotel and accommodation
Italian - ItalyEnglish (United Kingdom)
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.

.
 

Suggested Hotels

Hotel Giglio
3 stars
Hotel Giglio
Via Cavour, 85
Zone: San Lorenzo
Florence Hotel Giglio is located in an historic building on Via Cavour, a popular main street in the center of Florence.

Hotel Villa Stanley
alt
4 stars
Hotel degli Orafi
Lungarno Archibusieri, 4
Zone: Uffizi
Formerly an Augustinian convent, this building has the remains of an ancient medieval tower, later destroyed by the “Ghibellinis” in 1260

Florence Stadium B&B
Florence Stadium B&B
3 stars
Florence Stadium B&B
Via Campo d'Arrigo, 15/A
Zone: Campo di Marte, Stadio Franchi
Florence Stadium is a modern b&b in campo di marte discrit, florence center.

Lilium Hotel Firenze
Lilium Hotel Firenze
3 stars
Lilium Hotel Firenze
Via Fiume, 17
Zone: San Lorenzo, Fortezza da Basso, Santa Maria Novella
Lilium Hotel is a new Hotel located in the historic center.

Florence Events
Firenze
Sun

13°C
Mon

12°C
Tue

13°C