TO BE SURPRISED, TO WONDER, IS TO BEGIN TO UNDERSTAND (Josè Ortega Y Gasset)
Here some places where you will learn to make yourself questions and where there will surely be someone ready to give you answers! In some cases, if you are older, you will see things that you may have already studied; in other cases, you may go to these places with your school or your parents, grandparents or relatives… and adults will surely be able (even reading!) to help you to understand! Some of these places aren’t always open; so, it’s better to get informed before going. Other ones even open only in particular occasions! What really matters is that you guys have the desire to know, because remember that only knowledge makes people truly free to choose!
What about a unique and new experience?
You will discover how many sensations a blind person can feel and you will understand that you can see even more with the other senses! First of all, do you know which the 5 senses are? Sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch…
Do you know what Astronomy is? It’s a very ancient word meaning “the laws of celestial bodies”… And an astronomer is the one who scientifically studies celestial bodies (stars and planets) and the way they interact with each other… Here you can see all the tools and instruments used in the past by astronomers to discover all those things we now know…
Have you ever been in a botanical garden? Many years ago, botanical gardens were built to produce natural medicines to treat sick people in hospitals. Now you buy them at the chemist’s, however botanical gardens still remain spectacular places where a great variety of plants are grown, carefully studied and shown to those who are interested in them.
This is the oldest public museum in Milan, just walk around and be surprised by these halls: a sight for sore eyes. Even your parents, when they were your age, came here with your grandparents to admire the world history!
This museum jealously cherishes all ancient times treasures! Besides them, everyday-life objects that belonged to those people who many, many years ago lived, worked and walked the streets we now walk on!