Plan Your Visit

Open Hours

Tuesday to Sunday (8:15 AM - 6:50 PM)

The ticket office closes at 6:20 PM and they start shutting operations by 6:40 PM

Accademia Gallery remains closed on Mondays,New Years Day, Christmas and May 1st


Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Getting to Accademia Gallery

By Train

The closest station to Accademia Gallery is the Santa Maria Novella (SMN) train station. From here, the Gallery is a 10 minute walk.

By Car

The closest car park is near the Santa Maria Novella (SMN) train station. You can park your car here and make a quick walk to the Accademia Gallery

By Bus

You can take any bus that has a stop at the anta Maria Novella (SMN) train station. From here, you can walk over to the Accademia Gallery

Tips to Enjoy your Accademia Gallery Visit

  • Buying skip the line tickets is suggested only if you’re visiting the Accademia Gallery during peak season. Other times, the queues are practically non-existent.
  • Do not leave the museum after viewing the most acclaimed David sculpture. The collection of exhibits on the second floor are priceless and you should definitely take the time for a cursory glance at the very least.
  • Touching the exhibits are strictly prohibited, however photography is permitted inside the Accademia Gallery
  • The first floor does not have AC , however the second floor does. On a hot day, ambling the first floor can get very hot. Carrying water is recommended. Being a compact museum, you can complete touring it in 1 hour
  • A guided tour is recommended for those who would like to understand the history behind the artists.
  • If you have the Firenze Card, there is a seperate line at the Accademia ticket counter that allows entry without prior reservations. The queue for this line also tends to be shorter.
  • If you have reserved your tickets online, you are required to queue up in the said line 15 minutes prior to your scheduled entrance slot.
  • Contrary to popular notion, the Accademia Gallery is a fine attraction to bring children along as the Museum of Musical Instruments will surely fascinate the tiny minds.