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The House where Jacopo Carucci said The Pontormo was born in 1494 is a museum to protect it and make it a place of artistic and cultural memory of the city of Empoli. The House-Museum promotes knowledge of the artist and of his time. Works like search in that place is home to a Center for studies on art of the 16th century. Also functions as a place of disclosure being seat of the educational section for cultural heritage of the municipality of Empoli.
For some years the Museum is enhancing its facilities following a long-term development project.
The exhibition grows more thematic rooms: The geological Eras Room dedicated to the emergence and evolution of life at sea and on land from the Paleozoic to the Quaternary: Earth Sciences room devoted to the genesis of the solar system and the Earth planet, endogenous and exogenous processes that govern the existence of life, fossils and fossilizazione.
The Museum of the Collegiate Church of Empoli, one of the oldest ecclesiastical museums of Italy, is of great importance to the early fifteenth century painting of the late Gothic and Renaissance. The first home was the chapel of San Lorenzo, next to the Church. To the 1890 harvest had a scientific arrangement curated by Guido Carocci. In 1939 he was transferred to the Provostship. The current construction was treated in 1956 by Guido and Enzo Morozzi Baldini.
Since 1996 the commune of Empoli established a documentation centre that operated glass for bibliographic retrieval, archival, photographic, and audiovisual objects, promoting research and the development of glassmaking activity empolese. Conferences, exhibitions and publications were the first steps that have enabled the realisation of MuVe. The glass industry and the effects induced in socio-economic organisation and settlement, represent the theme of the Museum path. The evolution of the history of glass, the references to places of work and references to phases outline four stages of appro