Body Worlds exhibition in Florence
Body Worlds exhibition in Florence

Body Worlds

Santo Stefano al Ponte

Good To Know

November 25, 2015


March 20, 2016

The Body Worlds exhibition at Santo Stefano al Ponte in Florence features preserved human bodies and body parts that have been prepared using a technique called plastination to reveal the inner anatomical structures.

The exhibition is created by the German anatomist Gunther von Hagens, the inventor of the plastination technique, and has attracted over 40 million visitors in 100 cities all over the world.

The theme of the exhibition in Florence is Al Cuore della Vita (The Heart of Life). It focuses on the heart, the engine of life, and on the cardiovascular system, including 15 full-body plastinates and over 140 specimens of real human organs and organ systems.

Practical Information
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Exhibition website

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