Ancient grand dukes’ residence by Buontalenti. Collection originally belonging to private collectors and the Medici, Lorena and Savoia’s families. Paintings by Raffaello, Bronzino, Rosso Fiorentino, Antonio Canova.
Rich collection of armors from the 15th and 17th Century originally used [...]
Visita guidata It is located in the originally San Matthew’s convent. It is one of the major sacred arts museum in Italy. Exceptional collection of painted crosses, wood sculptures, codex, medieval ceramics.
Some of the main Tuscan artists: Simone Martini, Masaccio, Gentile da Fabriano, Beato Angelico, Benozzo Gozzoli e Domenico Ghirlandaio.
The Giuli Rosselmini Gualandi palace, ancient aristocratic residence, is today the location of a rich permanent collection: Cecco di Pietro, Taddeo di Bartolo, Artemisia e Orazio Gentileschi, Aurelio Lomi, Tempesti e Cigoli.
One wing of the building is dedicated to fit out temporary exhibitions dedicated to international artists such as Picasso, Chagall, [...]
The museum, located in the amazing Lanfranchi Palace, houses a rich collection of modern and contemporary graphic masterpieces. The visit permits to discover the graphic techniques (etching, dry point, xylography, lithography) to appreciate the incredible and suggestive nuances.
The museum often changes its face alternating different exhibitions.
Winter Time [...]
The botanical garden is the most ancient dating back to the 1543, it houses collections of exotic and Mediterranean plants, medicinal herbs and centuries old trees. The museum, annexed to the garden, collects 300.000 dry herbs. Interesting waxworks of plants and flowers.
A fascinating journey in the history of the calculation: how it developed from 500 years ago till nowadays. Between the most prestigious pieces: the Galileo’s compass and the A. Pacinotti’s device.