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