Plan your visit to the Uffizi Gallery
The Uffizi Gallery is one of the top museums in the world, as well as one of the oldest. Every year, millions of visitors to Florence and Tuscany enter into the Uffizi to see with their own eyes some of the most famous works of art and masterpieces that have marked mankind’s artistic innovation through the centuries.
Below are the basics to start planning your visit to the Uffizi Gallery.
Getting to the Uffizi Gallery
On this page, you’ll find the address and a map showing the location of the Uffizi Gallery museum.
The Uffizi is open Tuesday through Sunday, 8:15 am – 6:50 pm.
This means it is CLOSED on Mondays.
Ticket office closes at 6:05 pm, and museum starts closing down at 6:35 pm.
From July 1st to September 30th (summer hours), the Uffizi is also open until 9pm on TUESDAYS, and on SATURDAYS until 11pm (only until December 2015. Check this post for more details.
Every first Sunday of the month, the museum follows normal opening hours and entrance is FREE for everyone. No pre-booked tickets are sold for those dates.
The museum is closed: every Monday, January 1, May 1, December 25.
Note: the museum is open on all holidays that fall during a week day aside from those mentioned above. If a holiday falls on a Monday, when the museum is generally closed, the Museum’s board of directors decide whether to do a special opening of the Uffizi on that Monday given the long holiday weekend and great request from visitors. These special openings will be on our “News” section so check there is a holiday on a Monday is coming up.
There are three types of admissions tickets: read this page to get all of the details.
Services & Amenities
Cloakroom, wheelchairs, elevators, bookshop, post office and more… check out this page with more information on the various amenities you’ll find at the Uffizi Gallery.
How the museum is setup (floor plans)
Some practical information about the layout of the museum will help you better plan your visit to the Uffizi Gallery, especially if your time in Florence and the museum is limited.
Read more about how the museum is organized and view floor plans of the Uffizi Gallery here.
Frequently Asked Questions
A section with the questions we get the most often, about the museum in general, admissions and buying tickets.