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Ferragosto with Art

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2017
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If you’re in Florence this long holiday weekend, enjoy the special opening of the Uffizi on Monday, August 14th and the Boboli Gardens. Then on Tuesday, the day of Ferragosto (a national holiday across all of Italy), all museums will be open, including the Uffizi and Pitti and Boboli. Remember that on Tuesdays this summer […]

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The Uffizi Gallery has just offered the first details on this year’s summer #UffiziLive cultural program. For now, the basics are just that the summer’s prolonged hours start on June 6 and run through September 26 every Tuesday. On these Tuesdays, concerts and other exhibitons are offered as brief “intermissions” while visitors navigate the museum’s […]

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On occasion of the 2017 European Museum Night on the evening of May 20th, the Uffizi Gallery will remain open until 9:50pm. The museum will charge a symbolic 1 euro entrance fee during these extra hours, from 6:50pm to 9:50pm. The museum will start closing procedure at 9:30pm. No prebooking will be open for these […]

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April 25th is a national holiday in Italy – Liberation Day – and this year it falls on a Tuesday. This makes it a perfect opportunity for everyone to enjoy a long holiday weekend visiting Florence! To offer all visitors the chance to visit the Uffizi during the long holiday weekend, the Uffizi has announced […]

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On Sunday, April 16, the Uffizi Gallery will be open! So will the museums at Palazzo Pitti: the Palatine Gallery, the Modern Art Gallery, the Silver Museum and Museum of Fashion and Dress, and the Boboli Gardens. On Monday, April 17th, the Uffizi will have a special opening (it is normally closed on Mondays). You […]

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We just learned that several Italian trade unions have announced a general strike for the entire day on March 8th. This affects both the private and public sector. As such, the Uffizi Gallery and connected Palatine Gallery and Modern Art museums in the Pitti Palace will guarantee opening of the museums for the morning hours, […]

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The Uffizi Gallery, along with the Pitti Palace museums and Boboli Gardens, is offering FREE entry to all women on Women’s International Day, this March 8th! On the same day, the new exhibit dedicated to Florence’s first Renaissance woman artist is open: “Plautilla Nelli: Convent Art and Devotion in the Footsteps of Savonarola“. The exhibit […]

Holiday Hours 2016

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2016
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Here’s a summary of special opening times for the Uffizi this holiday season! Special Openings Monday, December 26: from 8.15am to 6.50pm. Sunday, January 1st: Special opening for the First Sunday of the Month, with free entrance, only in the afternoon from 1.15pm to 6.50pm. All other state museums in Florence will be closed. Monday, […]

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The Uffizi Gallery has just announced that it will have a special opening on Monday, October 31st during the long holiday weekend in Italy (for All Saint’s Day on November 1st). Opening hours will be the normal: from 8.15am to 6:50pm, with ticket office closing at 6:05pm and museum starting closing procedures at 6:35pm.

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After 15 months of closure, this past Tuesday the Botticelli rooms and the other two rooms dedicated to the Early Renaissance paintings reopened to the public. As part of the New Uffizi project masterminded by the Sopraintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paessaggio di Firenze which is undertaking the complete renovation of the museum, all without […]