Author: Marta Poggesi

February 8, 2007

The past in wax at ‘La Specola’

La Specola Via Romana 17, Florence Entrance fee: 4 euro adults, 2 euro  for children ages 6–16, Children under 6 enter free. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 9-1; Saturdays 9-5; closed Wednesdays. Tel: 055-228-8251   In 1771, the Wax Model Workshop was established
January 25, 2007

The Zoological Museum

La Specola Via Romana 17 Entrance fee: 4 euro Hours: 9–1, Sun – Tues; 9–5 Saturday   The ‘La Specola’ Museum opened to the public in 1775, under the auspices of the Grand Duke Pietro Leopoldo of Lorraine. It was originally called the