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Museums in Florence for children and families

Museums in Florence for children and families


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Florence is a museum in itself. No other city in the world treasures so much art and showing it not only in galleries and art galleries, but in the same street, accessible to all tourists.

But that Florence is an urban museum does not prevent that in this city there are many and very good museums that are worth visiting. We show you the most suitable for a trip with children.

The Uffizi gallery is one of the richest and most famous collections of paintings in the world, including works by geniuses such as Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Botticelli, Michelangelo and Raphael.

The works are many and of great artistic value. Fortunately, the tour is very easy thanks to the chronological order of the rooms.

The Uffizi Gallery is located in Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6.

Visiting hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Closed on Mondays.

Admission costs 6.50 euros for adults and 3.25 euros for young people between 18 and 25 years old.

The Gallery of the Academy of Florence was inaugurated in 1784 with the aim of offering study material to the students of fine arts in Florence. However, today, the gallery is the second most visited museum in Florence, so it is not only enjoyed by students.

The main attraction of the gallery is the great sculpture El David by Michelangelo, but it also houses numerous statues, religious paintings and even musical instruments. The variety of the gallery will allow children not to get bored.

The Accademia Gallery is located at Via Ricasoli, 60.

The hours are from 8:15 a.m. to 6:50 p.m., every day except Monday.

The ticket costs 6.50 euros for adults and 3.25 euros for young people between 18 and 25 years old. Those under 18 and over 65 do not pay admission

It is a palace but it is shaped like a castle and it is one of the most representative images of Florence. The entrance to the Old Palace is flanked by a copy of the statue of David by Michelangelo and Hécues and Caco by Baccio Bandinelli. Both are always surrounded by visitors who enjoy the beautiful Piazza Della Signoria.

The palace is impressive, especially the so-called Sala del Cinquecento.

The Palazzo is open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday, except Thursday, when it closes at 2:00 p.m.

Admission costs 6 euros for adults and 4.50 euros for young people between 18 and 25 years old.

Also known as the National Museum or the Bargello Museum, its interior displays magnificent sculptures, including some of the masterpieces of the Tuscan Renaissance.

During the visit you can see the first sculptures of Michelangelo, such as the 'Bacco', the 'Tondo Pinti' or the 'David-Apolo', as well as works by Donatello, Brunelleschi or Michelangelo.

In addition to invaluable sculptures, Palazzo Bargello has a huge collection of Roman, Byzantine and medieval pieces, with jewels, enamels, ceramics, weapons and instruments.

Another attraction of this museum is the building itself, a fortress built in 1255, which was first the mayor's house and later a prison (in the 16th century). Just to admire the interior of the palace, it is worth the visit.

The Palazzo is in via del Proconsolo, 4

The museum is open every day from 8:15 a.m. to 1:50 p.m.

The entrance costs 4 euros. <

It is not one of the best museums in Florence, but it is one of the most recommended for children since its objective is to show the public the life and work of the genius Da Vinci, among other things, through tactile experiences and tests with the Leonardo's inventions.

The large wooden models of Da Vinci machines will amaze the little ones.

The museum is located in Castello dei Conti Guidi

It opens every day from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Also known as the Museum of the History of Science, the Galileo museum is one of the most important in the world of its kind.

Galileo's telescope is the most valuable piece in this museum, along with the first mercury barometer in history. Dozens of optical, navigation, astronomical, surgical, mathematical and scientific instruments also stand out. There is also a collection of pocket watches.

The interactive experiences that can be carried out in the museum are another of the great strengths of this museum, especially for children.

The museum is located in Piazza dei Giudici, 1.

The opening hours are every day, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except on Tuesdays when it closes at 1:00 p.m.

Admission for adults costs 9 euros for adults and 5.50 euros for over 65s and children between 7 and 18 years old.

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