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On 19 and 20 September special openings of the state museums in Florence

September 18, 2015

European Days of Heritage

Il 19 e 20 settembre aperture straordinarie dei musei statali di Firenze

Saturday 19 and Sunday, September 20 return the European Heritage Days in the state museums in Florence. In addition to the normal opening prolonged dogs (from 19 up to 23) of the Accademia Gallery and the Uffizi Gallery (this time with input symbolic 1 euro), we see what are the other proposals for this particular occasion.

Palatine Gallery
The direction of the Palatine Gallery of the Pitti Palace proposes for Saturday 19 and Sunday, September 20, proposes a program of visits to the so-called Cucinone, restored and presented at the end of last May. The visits are free (included in the ticket price of the museum) and are held on the two days at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30. The meeting is at the desk of the museum.

Medici Chapels
The Medici Chapels perform a special opening night Saturday, September 19 from 19 to 23 with input symbolic 1 euro.

Museo di San Marco
The management of the Museum of San Marco has provided for the single day of Saturday, September 19, is an extraordinary opening evening (from 19 to 23, with input symbolic 1 euro), is a series of guided tours.

During the whole day (from 8.15 to 17) visitors can take guided tours issues (which concern: "The 'canteens sacred' circles of the Museum of San Marco") for groups of 25 people max, included in the price entrance fee, provided at 9:30 am, 11:00, 12:30, 14:00, 15:30; The meeting is set in the Cloister of St. Anthony. you can book by calling 055-2388608 or writing an email to

Medici Villas
Saturday 19, the Medici Villa Petraia remains extraordinarily open until 23. Each corner of the villa is accessible with guided tours that take place every hour starting at 8:30 am (last starts at 21.40. Also on the morning show with " oh how many beautiful villas ... ", guided tours for children - accompanied by family (max one adult per child) - programmed to 10 and at 11.30 for a reading series of lunettes by Giusto Utens, exhibited in the villa.

The number of children allowed per visit is 15, so reservations are required which can be done by writing an email to

For Saturday 19th is scheduled a special opening (from 19 to 23) of the Fair of Leo X Medici villa at Poggio a Caiano; the 22 planned tour of the exhibition 'In the old Kitchens' and Kitchens 'secret' grand ducal seventeenth century by the director of the Villa Maria Matilde Simari; Reservations at number 055-877012.

Of note, finally, that Sunday, September 20 the Garden of the Villa Medici of Castello is open from 14 to 18.30.

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