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Florence Museums


Florence is a city characterized by numerous artworks, which were created by Florentine artists; those artworks have been well-preserved through the years in galleries, museums and many other exclusive buildings constructed for that purpose.

Museums in Florence do not only feature paintings, they also feature sculptures and remains from ancient cultures, which show the history of the ancient cultures that inhabited Florence centuries ago.

Some of the most important museums in Florence are:
  • Gallery of the "Hospital of the Innocents": the gallery is situated in one of the most important complex in Florence, it hosts many artworks from collections made up over different centuries and cultures by gifts or commissions.

    Address: Piazza SS. Annunziata, 12
    Opening times: Everyday (except Wednesday, closed) from 8:15 to 14:00
    Phone: 055 249 1708
    Ticket: Euro 2,50


  • The "Accademy Gallery": The Accademy has many sculptures, most of them from Muchelangelo, among the artworks youíll find also many paintings from modern Florentine artists.

    Address: Via Ricasoli, 58-60
    Opening times: Tuesday - Sunday from 8.15 to 18.50
    Phone: 055 238 8609 / Reservations phone: 055 294 883
    Ticket: Euro 6,50


  • The Museum of "San Marco": It was a convent in ancient times, now the building amazes the visitors because everything was designed to harmonize with the monastic life. Youíll find artworks from Fraí Angelico and more from the renaissance.

    Address: Piazza San Marco 3
    Opening times: Monday - Friday from 8.15 to 13.50; Saturday and Sunday from 8.15 to 18.50
    Phone: 055 238 8608 / Reservations phone: 055 294 883
    Ticket: Euro 4,00


  • The Museum of the "Cathedral": The museum is characterized by the building constructed according to the Gothic style; and because it hosts many artworks from famous artists such as Donatello, Michelangelo, among others.

    Address: P.za Duomo
    Phone: 055 230 2885


  • The Museum of the "History of the Science": The museum shows aside the artworks, many scientific instruments, because in the period when it was built, the authorities encouraged the scientific researches.

    Address: P.za Giudici, 1
    Phone: 055 265 311
    Ticket: Euro 6,50


  • The National Museum "Il Bargello": Itís located near the Piazza di la Signora, initially it was used as a prison, it started as a museum in 1886 and made up its collections with donated gothic and renaissance artworks, youíll find many artworks from Michelangelo, Donatello, and others. Itís one of the most economic museums.

    Address: Via del Proconsolo, 4
    Opening times: Everyday from 8.15 to 13.50
    Phone: 055 238 8606 / Reservations phone: 055 294 883
    Ticket: Euro 4,00


  • The "Uffizi Gallery": Itís one of the most important Galleries in the world and hosts invaluable masterpieces from famous artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Carvaggio Rembrant and more.

    Address: Loggiato degli Uffizi, 6
    Opening times: Tuesday - Sunday from 8.15 to 19.00
    Phone: 055 238 8683 / Reservations phone: 055 294 883
    Ticket: Euro 8,00 / Euro 4,00 for European citizens over 18 and under 25





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