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Skip-the-Line Florence Accademia Gallery and Michelangelo's David Ticket

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  • Florence Accademia Gallery (Galleria dell’Accademia) ticket with skip-the-line entrance
  • Avoid the main entrance lines and explore at leisure
  • Admire the original sculpture of 'David' by Michelangelo
  • See unfinished sculptures by Michelangelo including ‘Prisoners’ (Prigioni) and more
  • View works by other Renaissance greats such as Giambologna, Lippi and del Sarto
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Skip-the-Line Florence Accademia Gallery and Michelangelo's David Ticket
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Visitors often have to join long lines at Florence’s Accademia Gallery, spending more time outside than admiring its art treasures. This ticket lets you bypass the main entrance lines, so you can head inside and explore independently without any long wait. View paintings by artists including Lippi and del Sarto, see unfinished works by Michelangelo, and marvel at the star attraction, Michelangelo’s sublime 'David.'
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Travel independently to Florence’s Accademia Gallery and use your direct-access ticket to bypass the main entrance lines. Then, explore the art treasures in your own way, at your own pace.
Founded in 1784, the Accademia museum was originally part of an art school, showcasing art to inspire the students of the neighboring Accademia di Belle Arti.
Now open to the public, it today houses some of the Renaissance’s greatest masterpieces, including Michelangelo’s sculpture David. Enter the Hall of the Colossus (Sala dell'Anticolosso), and admire the centerpiece; The Rape of the Sabines, a 1582 sculpture by Giambologna, together with works by Filippo Lippi and del Sarto.
Then, roam around the two floors, seeing the rich wood paintings in the Florentine Gothic room, or the musical instruments exhibition. Visit the Gallery of the Prisoners (Galleria dei Prigioni) to view its unfinished sculptures by Michelangelo, including the Prisoners (Prigioni); four incomplete marble statues each depicting a struggling captive.
At the end of the gallery, stop to take in the star attraction: Michelangelo’s 17-foot (5.17-meter) David. Admire the contours of the marble figure’s muscles and veins, completed, almost unbelievably, when Michelangelo was in his twenties.
Leave the Accademia when you wish, bringing your experience to a close.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Skip the line!

This is the way to see this always popular attraction in Florence. When we arrivé at the Academia Gallery the line to get in was a weit of two yours. With our reserves time tickets we went to the separate reserves entrance and enteren the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael P
Reviewed 19 March 2019
Its worth it for the Peak Season Only

If you buy the tickets online, they will charge you 4Euros extra fee. This will be worth it, only if you visit Florence during the peak season. If you go in Jan-Feb or first week of march before the spring break starts the lines will...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Siddhi S
Reviewed 25 February 2019
Plan to spend some time on line

Plan to spend some time on line, so to leave enough for visiting the Gallery. BUT: the wait is worth it!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 12 February 2019

no wait went right in I did not have to spend time in the long line I was on a time crunch and was able to see it all!!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Andy M
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Tour was great! We went to the wrong museum and Naveen from Visit Euro today was very helpfull... He got us to the right place and got us the right tickets.

Date of experience: October 2018
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10 September 2018|
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Yes, but I would plan on arriving by 915am. It was one of the most organized entries of any museum we visited. Hope this helps.
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