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Free entry to the Civic Museums for residents of the Metropolitan City of Florence

Free entry to the Civic Museums for residents of the Metropolitan City of Florence

As part of the initiative twenty free days a year

A new ministerial decree announced on 25 February 2019 an initiative called “I go to the museum” (Io vado al museo) to increase the number of free entry days and reduce the cost of entry for young people aged 18-25. Today, 7th of April 2019, Florence offers a rich program of visits and activities in the city museums. The special initiative “A safe palace” is dedicated to young people and adults, as well the classic visits to Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Santa Maria Novella, Bardini Museum, Brancacci Capel and Romano Foundation.

The guided visits to the Bigallo Museum are also scheduled at 10am and 12am (Piazza San Giovanni 1, reservations required) and the guided tour, at 3.30pm, at the Museo della Misericordia (Piazza Duomo 19, reservation required).

Free access to the Zeffirelli Museum from 10am to 6pm (Piazza San Firenze 5, reservations are not required).

There is no need to book a visit to the Florentine Civic Museums which have the following opening hours:

  • Museum of Palazzo Vecchio, 9 am-11pm
  • Arnolfo Tower, 9 am-9pm
  • Santa Maria Novella, 1 pm-5.30pm
  • Stefano Bardini Museum, 11 am-5pm
  • Brancacci Chapel, 1 pm-5pm
  • Salvatore Romano Foundation, 1 pm-5pm
  • Novecento Museum, 11-20 hours
  • Gino Bartali Cycling Museum, 10 am-4pm
  • Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, 9 am-7pm

Ticket offices close one hour before closing time.

Source: Florence Municipality



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