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Accademia Gallery

Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 238 8612
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Europe's first school of drawing, this museum of art is chiefly famous for its several sculptures by Michelangelo, notably his David, in addition to an extensive collection of 15th- and 16th-century paintings.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, 50122, Florence, Italy
San Marco
+39 055 238 8612
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Reviewed yesterday

We were there to see Michelangelo's David. There is a hidden gem attached to the museum, the instrument museum. It is a small but exquisite. If statues aren't your thing, but you feel you need to see David, then the musical instrument collection is a...More

Thank True N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum is one of the ones that are free on the first Sunday of each month. The queue can be a little intimidating but it moves very quickly. Be prepared to put bags and coats through an xray machine. The statue of David itself...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed yesterday

Michelangelo's David does not disappoint. It is huge, it took 40 men to bring it here and still has that magic to its form and expression. Well located and naturally lit, anyone can get reasonably close. But there is more than just David, many panels...More

Thank DavidLGardner
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went inside but only thing well displayed was the statue of David. They have hundreds of molds and statues and parts of statues but no explanations. You kind of think it's a storage area.

Thank adrianOancea
Reviewed 2 days ago

David is an amazing sculpture however the tour spent a long time explaining all aspects of the "school of sculpture". There was much more to see in the Gallery than we had time for.

Thank emcarter
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just the one statue of David is totally worth visiting! Beautifully kept gallery. It has also a wonderful video on how the plaster models were turned into marble statue. If you are in Florence it's a must visit.

Thank Suchela
Reviewed 2 days ago

With the exception of the statue of David - which is amazing- the rest of the museum was not impressive. Location is out of the way and required a taxi ride.

Thank rosieb482015
Reviewed 2 days ago

We found this fascinating but greatly enhanced with our guide. You learn so much more and see things that otherwise you will miss.

Thank Mwtflyer
Reviewed 2 days ago

Michelangelo's David is spectacular. You can snooze through the Byzantine art and plaster reproductions, but David remains amazing.

Thank LarryGross
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The statue of of David is stunning but even with prepurchased tickets you have to wait a long time to get in. The rest of the art work was nice. This is a pretty small museum.

Thank Petyon1719
San Marco
The pleasant atmosphere of this residential area, a
stone’s throw away from the Duomo of Florence,
surprises everyone. A continuous flow of backpacking
students provides the tranquil surroundings for the
elderly residents who sit in Piazza San Marco to read
the daily newspaper. Home to several universities,
including the Academy of Fine Arts, San Marco is one
of the most vibrant cultural centers in the city. A
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sue d
23 September 2017|
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Response from louisellebryan | Reviewed this property |
I did not use a tour service. I got a Firenze Card. Not knowing any better, and having been told I should do so, I also reserved a spot/time online. This was a waste of money. When I showed up for my time at the ticket... More
Cathy H
10 September 2017|
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Response from IndianaDee | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets the day before, you don't need to book very far in advance. I think there's probably a queue no matter when you come.