Florence is the cradle of the Renaissance, it’s the perhaps the richest Italian city as far as concerns art and culture. Florence has more than 60 museums, twice as many churches and lots of points of interest…
Planning a visit among so many sightseeing can seem difficult: how to organize a trip to Florence’s Museums? No worries, we can help you. In this post we have collected for you a brief guide to the most important museums of Florence.
Here a list of 5 museums you can’t miss when you visit Florence.
- Galleria degli Uffizi
One of the most important museums in the world has been built by Vasari in 1565 and contains masterpieces by Giotto, Leonardo, Raffaello, Michelangelo e Caravaggio, Piero della Francesca, Botticelli, Mantegna, Dürer and Rembrandt.
- The Galleria dell’Accademia
It hosts Michelangelo’s sculptures, as the masterpiece David, symbol of the Renaissance.
- The Galleria Palatina
Situated in Palazzo Pitti, you can discover the masterpieces of the Medici Family collection. Most of them are the worlds of art of the Renaissance’s main artists, such as Caravaggio, Tiziano, Raffaello e Rubens.
- The Silverware Museum
Also at the ground floor of Palazzo Pitti, is located in the old Medici family’s summer house. His collection is famous for the magnificent Treasure of Medici.
- Museo del Bargello
It’s an important stop-over for those who love sculpture. It contains a rich collection of minor sculptures.
So, do you still think that planning a visit to Florence’s museum is difficult? Discover one of the most important artistic towns in the world through its museums!