The Villa Galileo is the home where the great scientist Galilei spent the last part of his life, confined to house arrest by the condemnation of the Holy Office of 1633. The villa is part of an estate called Il Gioiello an the management of the University of Florence takes care of the maintenance and promotion of the Villa and the surrounding land where Galileo had his own vegetable garden.
Villa Il Gioiello
Via del Pian dei Giullari, 42, 50125 Firenze FI, Italia
This museum belongs to the network Musei Welcome Firenze who organises guided tours, workshops and meetings for all types of publics all year round (such as Tactum and Arti e Scienze).