Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

Take a journey back in time to witness Galileo Galilei's achievement as one of the first to peer through a telescope at the night sky. You will learn how his discoveries of not only celestial bodies in the heavens, but gravity and motion, helped shape the course of astronomy. The show also celebrates how the telescope has evolved these past 400 years and its importance in unraveling the mysteries of the universe.

Run Time: 28 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and under

2024 Exhibit Sponsors
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.