MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS MUSEUM

Location
FLORENCE
Galleria dell'Accademia - Via Ricasoli 60


Open: 9-19; Sundays and public holidays 9-13. Closed on Saturdays.
Description: Installed in the Palazzo Vecchio, the L. Cherubini Museum of the Conservatory is a valuable collection of musical instruments, it was began in the 17C by Ferdinando de' Medici and was consequently enriched and enlarged. Lutes, cymbals, wind-instruments, violins and violas (such prestigious names as Amati and Stradivari are present) of various centuries. In addition, the first pianos of Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655-172), the "inventor" of this instrument, who attended the Florentine court of Ferdinando de' Medici from 1711 onwards.


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