When you hear ‘Palazzo Vecchio’ what comes to mind? The Medici? Power? Beauty? Palazzo Vecchio is the symbol of civil power in Florence, yet it is also a palace full of history, action–filled portrayals of epic battles, secret doors, maps and hidden cabinets. It is a place where we get the chance to compare the past to the present. And thanks to the programs featured at the Children’s Museum, the past real does come to life. Let me tell you what I learned on my visit there.