Galleria degli Uffizi

Highly recommended
This is one of the world's greatest museums. Its collections trace the evolution of Italian painting from the earliest days to the 17C. The museum is located in the old Uffizi palace, the seat of Medici Florence's bureaucrats. Built by Vasari in 1560 in late-Renaissance style, a long square is delineated by its two parallel galleries joining in a horseshoe curve. Drawings and prints are on the first floor, paintings and sculpture on the second floor. Work began in 2006 to extend the museum and develop the Nuovi Uffizi. The museum remains open, but some rooms are occasionally closed to the public.

Useful information

Address : 

P.le degli Uffizi 6

Phone:

+39 055 282610

Price:

8 €

Opening hours

8.15am-6.50pm - closed Mon - €4 booking surcharge highly recommended -[TEL] 055 29 48 83 or online www.polomuseale.firenze.it at least 2 days in advance to avoid line-ups; you can skip the lines with Firenze Card

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