Museums in Florence

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Florence Guided City Tour With Accademia and Uffizi Tickets4 hours
INR 120

Florence Museums

Florence is a city in Central Italy and the capital city of the Tuscany region. It is home to world-class architectural masterpieces, 70 Florence museums, and the Renaissance era. Also, Florence is a beautiful city that has something for everyone, from good food and culture and history.

Every time you take a turn, you’ll find more treasures in the city and the museums covering different masterpieces of the past. This is one of the best places to visit with your family where you can witness the beautiful paintings, sculptures, and frescos imagined and designed by some of the most famous artists of all time.

Some of the famous museums to visit in Florence include The Uffizi Gallery, House of Dante, Museum of Opera Del Duomo, Stibbert Museum, etc. Florence city is crammed with the finest paintings, sculptures, and heritage buildings, a trip to this city will give you memories that will last with you forever.

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Which are the best museums in Florence?

1. Uffizi Gallery: Get a chance to explore the artworks of some famous artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Giotto, Botticelli, and Michelangelo. The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most famous museums in Florence which includes Renaissance-era stairs, the finest collection of arts, and Frescoed ceilings. There’s also a newly opened hall with softer and better lighting that allows you to witness the beauty of the museum and the masterpieces. You can witness the stunning artwork by Botticelli and others in these rooms.

Location: Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Timings: 8:15 am - 6:50 pm (Monday closed)
Entry fee: €2 - €20.

2. Bargello National Museum: Located at the Palazzo Del Bargello, the Bargello National Museum is one of the finest museums in Florence which has preserved some of the incredible renaissance art of medieval times. In the past, this place was used as a prison before transforming into a world-class museum. The Bargello National Museum consists of stunning artworks by artists like Donatello, Luca Della Robbia, Cellini, and Verrocchio. This museum also has a varied collection of furniture, textiles, ceramics, irony, amber, and bronze.

Location: Via del Proconsolo, 4, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Timings: Monday to Sunday - 8:15 am to 1:20 pm.
Entry fee: €6 - €10.

3. Stibbert Museum: Located in the Villa Di Montughi, Stibbert Museum is home to European weapons and armor and other antiques from around the world. This is a beautiful museum built by Frederick Stibbert who used to live in a villa. As you enter the museum, you’ll step into the world of antique weapons where you can witness a variety of armor, clothing, and other objects on display.

Location: Via Federico Stibbert, 26, 50134 Firenze FI, Italy
Timings: Monday to Wednesday - 10 am to 2 pm; Friday to Sunday - 10 am - 6 pm; Thursday closed.
Entry fee: €2 - €8

4. San Marco Museum: Built between 1452 and 1473, The San Marco Museum is a former monastery and now one of the best convent museums in Florence Italy which represent religious artifacts and frescos of the monks like Fra Angelico. In the courtyard of the museum, you’ll enter the chapter house where you can witness Angelico’s Crucifixion with saints hanging on the walls. Also, in the sleeping cells of the monastery, you’ll discover several frescoes depicting the scenes from the life of Jesus.

Location: Piazza San Marco, 3 Firenze Italy
Timings: Monday to Saturday - 8:15 am to 1:50 pm.
Entry fee: €8 per person.

5. Accademia Gallery: Accademia Gallery, also known as Galleria Dell’ Accademia, is one of the most famous Florence museums because of the sculptures made by Michelangelo. Once you’re inside, you’ll witness Michelangelo’s unfinished and powerful prisoners. Also, you’ll fall in love with the work of famous artists like Perugino, Botticelli, Alessandro Allori, Domenico Ghirlandaio, and Andra Del Sarto. This is one of the best places for tourists to enjoy beautiful art and sculptures by renowned artists.

Location: Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Timings: Tuesday to Sunday - 8:15 am to 6:50 pm; Monday closed.
Entry fee: €8 - €20.

6. Opera del Duomo Museum: Opera Del Duomo museum is a place where you’ll get a chance to witness the artistic features of the 19th century. It is a museum where 750 years of Florence are preserved under one roof. Once you enter the museum, you’ll step into the world of history where you can explore a variety of sculptures, facade doors, and an octagonal chapel.

Location: Piazza del Duomo, 9, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Timings: Monday to Saturday - 9:00 am to 7:30 pm; Sunday - 9:00 am to 1:30 pm.
Entry fee: The price ranges between €20 - €35.

7. Salvatore Ferragamo Museum: The Salvatore Ferragamo Museum is dedicated to Salvatore Ferragamo, an Italian shoe designer. The museum is all about the history of the Ferragamo company, the life of Ferragamo, and its creations. Situated in the basement of Palazzo Spini Feroni, the Salvatore Ferragamo museum contains approx 10,000 models of shoes created and owned by Ferragamo from the 1920s until he died in 1960. On your visit, you’ll learn about Salvatore Ferragamo and what role he played in the history of shoe design and fashion.

Location: Piazza di Santa Trinita, 5R, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Timings: 10:30 am - 7:30 pm.
Entry fee: €4 - €8.

8. Palatine Gallery: Palatine Gallery is one of the most famous museums in Florence Italy has occupied the entire first floor of the Pitti palace, which was the residence of the Medici dynasty. The Palatine Gallery is adorned by a vast array of sumptuous frames, silks, furnishings, stuccoes, and Baroque frescoes. In this museum, you’ll get a chance to discover furniture and other accessories from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century.

Location: Palatine Gallery, Palazzo Pitti - Piazza de' Pitti 1 - 50125 Firenze
Timings: Tuesday to Sunday - 8:15 am to 6:50 pm.
Entry fee: € 8.50 per person

How many museums are there in Florence?

There are 70 Florence museums which include, Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery, Palazzo Vecchio, Opera Del Duomo Museum, Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Bargello National Museum, San Marco Museum, Stibbert Museum, and more. You can find some of the finest museums within the city representing the best renaissance art in the world.

Which is the best museum to visit in Florence?

There are 70 Florence Museums, each representing a different art form, culture, and history of the city. For example, you can visit the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum where you’ll learn about Salvatore Ferragamo and his contribution to international fashion. Or visit Stibbert Museum to explore antique weapons and armor and other objects.

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What is the best time to visit Florence?

The best time to visit Florence is between May and September. During this time, the weather is pleasant and you indulge in art and music festivals. Also, the tourist crowd is less and you can explore the city’s attractions like Florence museums with ease. You’ll also get lower rates on ticket and hotel bookings.

How to reach Florence?

By Train: You can reach Florence from all the cities of Italy via the high-speed train network. You can onboard overnight trains from cities like Munich which will arrive at Firenze Santa Maria Novella which is a major station.

By Air: You can onboard the flight from European and continental airlines and reach Florence’s Vespucci international airport. The airport is connected to European cities like Munich, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, and Barcelona.

By Car: One of the easiest ways to reach Florence is by car. The A1 Milano-Napoli motorway intersects around Florence with A12 Firenze-Pisa Nord Motorway, which connects cities like Prato, Lucca, Pisa, and Pistoia.

What is special about the Uffizi Gallery?

The Uffizi Gallery consists of some of the best artworks by famous artists like Leonardo Da Vinci, Giotto, Botticelli, and Michelangelo. It is one of the most famous Florence museums which has a wide collection of ancient sculptures and paintings (from the middle ages to the modern period).

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How long should one spend in the Stibbert Museum?

On average, one should spend at least 1-2 hours approx to explore the museum. It takes time to explore an eclectic collection of art, including decorations and armor. When you spend 1-2 hours in the museum, you’ll also get some valuable insights into Florence's rich history and culture.

Is admission to the Accademia Gallery free?

There are 3 types of tickets for Accademia Gallery: full, reduced, and free. A person with a certified handicap/disability can enter the gallery for free. Also, minors under the age of 18 can enter the Accademia Gallery for free. Journalists with valid IDs showing professional status can visit the gallery for free.

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Which are the other attraction tickets and activities of Florence I can book via Thrillophilia?

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Which are the other attraction tickets and activities of Italy I can book via Thrillophilia?

Here are some of the best attraction tickets and activities in Italy you can book via Thrillophilia:

1. Colosseum Tickets
2. Vatican Museums Tickets
3. Bioparco di Roma Tickets
4. Galleria Corsini Tickets
5. National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia Tickets
6. St. Peter's Basilica Tickets
7. Capitoline Museum Tickets

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Florence Museums Reviews

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Reviewed: 14 Nov 2022
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Reviewed: 24 Oct 2022
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Reviewed: 30 Sep 2022
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Reviewed: 08 Sep 2022
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Reviewed: 26 Nov 2022
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Reviewed: 21 Oct 2022
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