Thursday, May 21, 2015

Museums in Florence: free entry on the first Sunday every month

Choose the right period to visit Florence, public museums are free on the first Sunday of every month.
Florence is one of the best destinations for those who want to admire art and architecture from the Reinassance.
The city has some of the most important museums in the world, and you can easily walk to all of them if 
you take a short rental in the city centre of Florence.
Take your time visiting the Uffizi Gallery and pass a few minutes admiring the Venere of  Botticelli or the  

The civic museums available in the city centre are: Palazzo Vecchio Museum, Novecento Museum,  
Here is a short list of the public museums available in the city centre: 

One of the oldest and most famous art museums in the world. The Uffizi Gallery, has the world’s finest 
collection of Italian Renaissance painting, particularly of the Florentine school. 
It also has antiques, sculpture and more than 100,000 drawings and prints.

Formally National Museum of the Bargello, Italian Museo Nazionale del Bargello, art museum housed 
in the Palazzo del Bargello (or del Podestà),Florence, which dates from the 13th and 14th centuries. 
The museum was established in 1865 and is especially famous for its collection of Renaissance sculpture. 
There is also a collection of decorative arts, with displays of ivories, bronzes, majolica, medals, textiles, 
arms, and armour. The collection includes works by Luca Della Robbia and Benvenuto Cellini. 

Italian Galleria Dell’accademia, chiefly famous for several sculptures by Michelangelo, notably his
David. It also has a collection of 15th- and 16th-century paintings and many 13th–16th-century Tuscan
paintings. It was founded in 1784 by the grand duke Pietro Leopoldo and was subsequently enlarged.