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.

Museum Hours

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.

Summer 2016: Starting May 31st, every Tuesday evening until September 27th, the museum will have longer opening hours and close at 10pm. More for info, check this post.

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 along with unions will decide whether to do a special opening of the Uffizi on that Monday given the long holiday weekend. These special openings will be on our “News” section so check there if a holiday on a Monday is coming up.

Admissions Tickets

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.