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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 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

B&B Mia Palace
B&B Mia Palace
3 stars
B&B Mia Palace
Via della Fonderia 8
Zone: San Frediano, Palazzo Pitti
Mia Palace is a nice and cheap B&B located in San Frediano discrict,short distance from the historic center.

Hotel Desiree
best hotel
3 stars
Hotel Desiree
Via Fiume, 20
Zone:San Lorenzo - Santa Maria Novella - Fortezza da Basso
18 bedroom-suites placed in the centre of Florence swallowed by the quiet of a small family business Hotel

Quadra Key Residence
alt
3 stars
Quadra Key Residence
Via Bardazzi, 49
Zone: Novoli
Quadra Key Hotel Residence in Florence with 58 apartments represents the perfect union between apartment comfort and hotel service.

Florence Events
The Cinquecento in Florence. From Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna
The Cinquecento in Florence. From Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna
From 21/09/2017
To 21/01/2018
A spectacular exhibition devoted to the art of the 16th century in Florence showcasing over seventy works of art by such artists as Michelangelo, Bronzino, Giorgio Vasari, Rosso Fiorentino, Pontormo, Santi di Tito, Giambologna and Bartolomeo[...]
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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