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Priority Entrance Tickets to the Accademia Gallery

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Visit one of Florence's most beloved art museums

  • Save precious time with your skip-the-line entry tickets into the Accademia Gallery
  • Peruse through the gallery's stunning collection, including priceless masterpieces and works
  • A must-see piece of art on display at the Accademia Gallery is, of course, Michelangelo’s David
  • Be greeted by glittering mosaics and vibrant colors at the Florentine Gothic Rooms, see the Hall of Colossus, the Hall of Prisoners, and much more
  • Due to security reasons, the gallery is allowed to accommodate a certain number of people at any given time. Hence, on a crowded day, your entry could be slightly delayed
  • Reduced Prices are available as per the date and time of experience chosen. Please check the booking page for further information
  • This tour cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled
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Accademia Gallery Guided Tour With Skip The Line Tickets

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A guided tour of the gallery that holds Michelangelo's David

  • Visit the Accademia Gallery in all its Florentine glory when in Italy
  • Cut your waiting time by half thanks to this skip-the-line ticket, allowing you to waltz right into the attraction
  • Fancy an educational tour, led by an expert tour guide, who will fill you in on details, facts, and stories about the artworks on display
  • Gasp at one of the most magnificent collections of art in Europe housed right in this gallery
  • Explore all 7 halls of the Gallery in the company of your guide and discover some of the finest art spanning hundreds of years of Italian history
  • Choose from English, Italian, Spanish, German, and French guided tours
  • Discounted Tickets: Ages 0-5yrs go free
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 48hrs before the schedule
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Skip The Line Access to the Accademia Gallery with Audioguide

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Explore one of the most coveted art collections in the world!

  • Bypass the winding ticketing lines and experience the world-famous Accademia Gallery with a guided audio commentary from expert historians
  • Bask in the beauty of the Accademia Gallery itself, at your own pace as you navigate your way through the museum's vast collection of art, housed in 7 different zones
  • Witness sculptures and classics like the David by Michelangelo and Annunciation by Alessandro Allori that have withstood the test of time
  • Discounted Tickets: Ages 0-6yrs go free. However, they will not be given an audio guide or map
  • Due to security reasons, the gallery is allowed to accommodate a certain number of people at any given time. Hence, on a crowded day, your entry could be slightly delayed
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 48hrs before the schedule
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Skip The Line Guided Tour to Uffizi + Accademia Galleries

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Visit two of the most popular museums in Florence at a go!

  • Check off the Accademia Galleries and Uffizi from your bucket list all at once, thanks to this super-saver combo
  • Waltz around tiring ticketing queues with your skip-the-line access into both attractions
  • Enjoy the cozy confines of a tour group, led by an expert tour guide, who will feed you information about the revered landmarks
  • Learn about the various pieces of art, sculptures, and paintings as you take in the vast and famous collections housed at both museums
  • Gasp at the sculpture of ‘David’ by Michelangelo at the Accademia Gallery, and coveted paintings of Botticelli and Giotto at the Uffizi Gallery
  • This tour is conducted in 2 parts- Accademia Gallery from 10:30 AM onwards, and Uffizi Gallery from 4:15 PM onwards
  • Feel free to take a break, grab a bite, and walk through the city after the first half, before the second half
  • Discounted Tickets: Ages 0-6yrs go free
  • This tour is conducted in 5 languages: English, German, Italian, Spanish, and French: take your pick
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 48hrs before the schedule
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Florence City Tour + Accademia and Duomo Guided Tour

Duration: 3 Hrs
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A Florentine combo you don't want to pass on

  • Experience the best of Florence on this 3-hour guided tour that takes you to the Florence Duomo and the Accademia Gallery
  • You'll be joined by an expert English-speaking tour guide and a small tour group of 19 guests or less
  • Begin your tour at the Accademia Gallery and cherish the works of Botticelli, Giotto, Michelangelo, and many others during your time here
  • Next, you will see Florence's spectacular Duomo from the outside, crowned by Brunelleschi’s dome and embellished with frescos by Vasari
  • After your visit to the Cathedral and Gallery, set out to discover the charming city of Florence in action on a walking excursion
  • Touch upon important landmarks like the Florence Baptistery, the Piazza Della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio bridge and much more
  • Discounted Tickets: Ages 0-5yrs go free. Ages 6-14yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24hrs before the schedule
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Skip The Line to Uffizi & Accademia Galleries + Florence City Tour

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Best of Florence in a couple of hours!

  • Walk through the city of Florence and soak up its stunning sights, alongside a chance to visit two of its most famous galleries
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entry into the Uffizi & Accademia Galleries, and admire the works of art by revered artists
  • At the Accademia Gallery first, learn about the many artworks harbored within its walls, including the legendary sculpture of David by Michelangelo
  • Take to the colorful streets of Florence next, and acquaint yourself with its history and culture
  • Finally, head to the Uffizi Gallery and gasp at its extraordinary collection of artworks from the Renaissance period
  • All the while, find out interesting facts and secrets about this enticing city from your expert English-speaking tour guide
  • If your tour group consists of 15 guests or less, personal audio headsets will be provided
  • Discounted tickets: Reduced Prices are available as per the date and time of experience chosen. Please check the booking page for further information
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 48hrs before the schedule
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Skip The Line Guided Tour to the Accademia Gallery - Afternoon Guided Tour

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  • There's no better way to spend an afternoon in Florence than on a splendid 1.5 hour guided tour at the glorious Accademia Gallery in the company of your English or Spanish speaking guide.
  • With skip-the-line access, waste no time in long queues and get straight to exploring the depths of the treasure trove of art housed in the Accademia and witness some of the most iconic art from the Renaissance era.
  • Take advantage of the once in a lifetime opportunity and learn all about the most iconic sculptures of all time, Michelangelo's David, depicting the biblical character before his battle with Goliath.
  • You may cancel this tour up to 48 hours in advance.
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Accademia Gallery Reopens Post-COVID-19

The Accademia Gallery, one of Florence’s prized museums, reopened to the public on 26 May 2020, following a closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several health and safety measures have been enforced in place, the most important one being that the museum now accepts only online reservations. Visitors have been requested to be informed about the changes at the Accademia.

Safety Rules and Guidelines at the Accademia Gallery

Here are all the health measures administered at the Accademia Gallery for public safety:

  • The museum is now accepting only online bookings. Visitors are discouraged from queuing in front of the physical ticket counters.
  • All visitors must wear a mask that completely covers their nose and mouth throughout their visit
  • The temperature of all visitors will be checked via thermal scanners at the entrance. Any individual with a temperature higher than 99.5° F ( 37.5° C) will not be allowed in.
  • All visitors must comply with social distancing measures. Please maintain a minimum of 2 meters distance with others.
  • The Accademia Gallery has limited the number of visitors permitted in. They can now enter only based on time slots fixed at the time of their booking.

Accademia Gallery Tickets

Art, history and culture runs through the veins of Florence. In 1748, to encourage the study and practice of art, the then Grand Duke Peter Leopold founded the Galleria del’Accademia -- now known as the Accademia Gallery. The hands-on teaching school was equipped with a wide variety of art and craft supplies, including plaster, paint, models and canvas, along with old paintings and models. 

This move threw artists like Jacopo di Cione and Bernardo Daddi into the spotlight, right in the leagues of famed artists like Michelangelo and Giotto. Today, the Accademia Gallery is one of the city of Florence’s most-visited museums, right with the Uffizi Gallery. No amount of time can prepare you for the first glimpse of the awe-inspiring statue of David or the Tree of Life painting! Get Accademia Gallery tickets to soak in one of the most captivating collections of Gothic and Renaissance art.   

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Guided Tour

If you’re looking to gain in-depth knowledge about the history and cultural significance of this landmark, your best bet would be to opt for a guided Accademia Gallery tour. You will be accompanied on the tour by a professional, multi-lingual guide who will enlighten you with interesting facts about the structure’s history, prominent art and artists’ influence.

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Priority Access

Thousands of visitors who tour Florence visit the Accademia Gallery each year. If you’re looking for a way to avoid the long waiting lines, opt for Accademia Gallery skip the line tickets. These provide priority access to the landmark and help you bypass the long queues, along with giving you access to all the main museum halls.

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Visit Uffizi Gallery

Along with the Accademia Gallery, the biggest art museum in Florence is the Uffizi Gallery. Get your fill of art in the city by opting for a Uffizi and Accademia tour. These tickets not only give you priority access to both art galleries, but also includes the services of a professional, multi-lingual tour guide who will accompany you to both.

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Combo Tours

There’s plenty to see in the city of Florence and it might be a hassle to plan an itinerary to cover major landmarks. In this case, your best option would be to opt for a combo tour. With this ticket, you get a guided tour to both the Accademia and Uffizi Galleries, along with a walking tour of popular attractions like the Florence Duomo.

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What to See at the Accademia Gallery

The Accademia Gallery is a treasure trove of unique, culturally-significant artwork. They provide an in-depth perspective on the influence of religion, economic conditions and sexuality, on art. Here are the seven major museum halls to visit at the Accademia: 

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Hall of The Colossus

When you enter into the Accademia Gallery, you’ll be greeted with the Hall of The Colossus. The prime attraction in this hall is Giambologna’s magnificent sculpture, ‘Rape of the Sabines’. Completely made from a single block of marble, the sculpture depicts three figures, tightly-wrapped together in a serpentine movement. Surrounding this sculpture is artwork by the likes of Perugino and Botticelli.

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The Hall of the Prisoners

This museum hall is named so after the four ‘Slaves’ housed here -- large nude sculptures created by Michelangelo, namely: Awakening Slave, Atlas, Bearded Slave and Young Slave. This room was initially built to host classic paintings and then became an homage to Michelangelo’s unfinished sculptures; they were first commissioned to be a part of the St. Peter’s Basilica, but due to financial shortage, remained in Florence. 

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The Tribune

The Tribune’s reputation precedes it: home to Michelangelo’s ‘David’, one of the most famous sculptures to have ever been created, this museum hall is one of the top-visited rooms at the Accademia. The sculpture, towering at about 17 feet, was completed back in 1504 and depicts strength, beauty and a time period of political turmoil in Florence. Other artwork surrounded David is by Allori and Bronzino. 

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Gipsoteca Bartolini

This museum hall is prominently dedicated to the life’s work of one of the most brilliant artists of his time, Lorenzo Bartolini. It was in 1784 when Peter Leopold, the then Duke of Tuscany, converted a hospital into a museum for students of the adjoining academy, giving them the opportunity to study the evolution and impact of Renaissance and Florentine art.

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Florentine Gothic

The Florentine Gothic sections cover three primary fields of art: the first is dedicated to ancient Gothic art from the 13th and 14th Centuries, with the most famous one being ‘Tree of Life’ by Bonaguida. The second houses artwork by loyal followers of Giotto, like Daddi and Gaddi. The final room, the Orcagna, is dedicated to work by four brothers: Andrea and Jacopo di Cione, Nardo and Matteo.

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Museum of Musical Instruments

Explore a world of rhythm and harmony from the Medici days at the Museum of Musical Instruments. Playing host to the Grand Ducal Collection, the hall has about 50 ancient instruments on display. One can identify a variety of wind, string and harpsichord instruments here, including perhaps the original of the piano, that were used in the day-to-day lives of the Medici family.  

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Florence between 1370 and 1430

This museum hall is a great introduction to art before the Renaissance era. It is home to a stunning collection of late Gothic art during the Florentine era, primarily from the 14th Century. The most prominent piece of art here is the heartbreaking ‘Massacre of the Innocents’ by Jacopo di Cione. Other noteworthy pieces here are by Don Silvestro, del Biondo and Lorenzo Monaco.

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What are Accademia Gallery hours?

Accademia Gallery opening hours are from 08:15 AM to 07:15 PM between Tuesday to Sunday. Last entry is at 06:15 PM.

When is the Accademia Gallery closed?

The Accademia Gallery is closed on Mondays, along with 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.

What is the best time to visit the Accademia Gallery?

Plan your visit to the Accademia Gallery during early mornings or after 05:00 PM to experience smaller crowds. The best time of year to visit would be during spring or fall; between February to May or September to November.

What is the best way to get to the Accademia Gallery?

You can get to the Accademia Gallery by train, bus or car, as it is centrally located in Florence.

Can I take the train to the Accademia Gallery?

Yes, you can take the train to the Accademia Gallery. The closest station is Santa Maria Novella; from here, the Accademia is at a 15-minute walking distance.

How far is the Accademia Gallery from the Uffizi Gallery?

The Accademia Gallery is located at a 15-minute walking distance from the Uffizi Gallery.

Where is the Accademia Gallery located?

The Accademia Gallery is located at Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129 Firenze FI, Italy.
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Accademia Gallery Tickets FAQs

Q. Is it safe to visit the Accademia Gallery post-COVID-19?
A. To ensure the safety of its visitors, the Accademia Gallery now accepts only online reservations. Several safety measures and guidelines have also been enforced to ensure the safety of its visitors. 

Q. What are the safety measures and guidelines in place at the Accademia Gallery?
A. In light of COVID-19, multiple health and safety measures have been enforced. The Accademia Gallery now accepts only online reservations. It is mandatory that visitors wear masks that cover their nose and face throughout their entire visit; they will also be subject to temperature checks by thermal scanners before entry. Individuals can now only enter at the time slot fixed during booking.

Q. Are online Accademia Gallery tickets available now?
A. Yes. You can book your Accademia Gallery tickets online as they now accept only digital reservations.

Q. What is the cancelation policy for Accademia Gallery tickets?
A. It depends on the Accademia Gallery ticket you choose to book. While some tickets offer a full refund on canceling tickets up to 48-72 hours in advance, for others there may be no refund available on cancelation. Please check before you make your reservation. 

Q. What are Accademia Gallery hours post-COVID-19? 
A. Accademia Gallery hours post-COVID-19 are from 08:15 AM to 07:15 PM between Tuesday to Sunday (last entry at 06:15 PM). The Palladium Wing will close 30 minutes before closing time.

Q. When is the Accademia Gallery closed post-COVID019?
A. The Accademia Gallery is closed on Mondays post-COVID-19, along with 25 December.

Q. Do I need to book tickets in advance to enter the Accademia Gallery?
A. There are 3 types of tickets to the Accademia Gallery: Full, Reduced and Free. Depending on the tour package you choose, priority entrance tickets to the Accademia Gallery start at €20. We recommend that you book tickets in advance because of the long lines at the free entrance. 

Q. What are the advantages of purchasing skip-the-line tickets?
A. Skip-the-line tickets allow you to bypass the long lines and save time and money on your trip. They also offer exclusive access to certain sections of the gallery which may otherwise be restricted.

Q. What are the types of tickets available?
A. You can choose from a range of tour packages on your visit to the Accademia Gallery. These tickets offer priority entrance at €20 and guided tours that offer access to the Accademia Gallery as well are also available starting at €30. Click here to choose from more ticket options.

Q. Do any of the tours provide detailed audio guide services?
A. If you are looking for a self-guided tour with audio guide services, we recommend opting for this tour. This tour also offers skip-the-line entry and access to the Accademia Gallery as well. If you would also like to explore the city of Florence after visiting the gallery, we recommend this tour.

Q. What are the languages that the guided tours are available in?
A. You can avail guided tours with a professional guide in a host of languages including English, German, Italian, Spanish and French.

Q. Does the Accademia Gallery offer any wheelchair and storage facilities?
A. The Accademia Gallery offers an access ramp at the exit. Disabled tourists are also allowed free admission along with one companion.