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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

B&B Porcellino gallery
best hotel
3 stars
Boutique B&B Porcellino Gallery
Piazza del Mercato Nuovo, 4
Zone: Signoria Square
Porcellino Gallery is on the first floor of a 16th century palace in the very heart of Florence

Florence Room B&B
Florence Room B&B
3 stars
B&B Florence Room
Via Fiume, 17
Zone: San Lorenzo, Fortezza da Basso, Santa Maria Novella
Florence Rooms is a new renoved B&B located in the historic center.

Fattoria il Cantuccio
Fattoria Il Cantuccio
2 stars
Fattoria Il Cantuccio
Via Bonazza, 33
Zone: Val di Pesa
In a typical Tuscan landscape, with the annexed villa, has ancient origins that go back to the beginning of 1500.

Hotel Montreal
2 stars
Hotel Montreal
Via della Scala, 43
Zone: Santa Maria Novella
Hotel Montreal is located in the historic centre of the city, very close to the main Train Station of Santa Maria Novella and to the major city museums.

Florence Events
Family Tour in Florence
Family Tour in Florence
From 28/08/2015
To 31/07/2017
A special offer for families, new ways to discover the wonders of the city of Florence at all ages.

It is called Family Tour and it is made up of two different instruments dedicated to the families of young tourists and curious Florentines.[...]
FLORENCE WINTER PARK
FLORENCE WINTER PARK
From 26/10/2016
To 26/02/2017
Torna il "Firenze Winter Park", dal 26 ottobre 2016 tornerà per quattro mesi a far divertire migliaia di persone.
L'impianto collocato presso il giardino dell'Obihall, è pensato per unire tutti gli appassionati del[...]
NOTE AL MUSEO
NOTE AL MUSEO
From 28/10/2016
To 24/03/2017
Torna "Note al Museo" il ciclo di concerti all'interno del museo dell'Opera del Duomo. Una seconda edizione con più appuntamenti e una ancor più spiccata varietà delle proposte.
A un anno dalla riapertura, il[...]
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