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May 10, 2023

European Night of Museums 2023: all venues open for 1 euro

Saturday 13 May special price ticket to visit the most beautiful places in and around Florence

The European Night of Museums 2023 returns on Saturday, May 13, and in Florence, too, it is possible to enter some of the city's most beautiful art venues by paying a symbolic ticket of 1 euro.

The initiative, which is taking place simultaneously throughout Europe, includes extraordinary evening openings and entry at the symbolic cost of 1 euro (where admission is charged) at the main museums, monumental complexes, parks and state-owned archaeological sites.

Many of the regional directorate's museums throughout Tuscany are participating in the initiative with a rich program of meetings and visits created with a focus on engaging a broad, cross-sectional audience.

Here is our in-depth look at the must-see museums in Florence!


David di Michelangelo Foto di Sandro Nardoni

  • The Uffizi is open extraordinarily from 7 to 10 p.m., with last admission at 9 p.m.

Uffizi Gallery (ph. Dario Garofalo)

Donatello al Bargello ©photo Ela Bialkowska OKNO studio

  • Medici Chapels open continuously from 8.15 a.m. to 10.50 p.m.

  • National Archaeological Museum of Florence, 7 to 10 p.m. with last admission at 9:15 p.m.

  • Archaeological Museum in Fiesole opens from 7 to 11 p.m.

  • Bandini Museum also in Fiesole opens from 7 to 11 p.m.

  • Museo di San Marco open continuously from 6 to 9 p.m.

There are also many initiatives around Florence. At the Museo del Tessuto in Prato it is possible to visit the exhibition KIMONO - Reflections of Art between Japan and the West, the new exhibition organized in collaboration with the Museum of Fashion and Applied Arts in Gorizia. At the Pecci Center, with one euro admission, it is possible to visit the permanent collection inaugurated on May 5 Eccentrica. The Pecci Center's Collections, and Lina Pallotta's exhibition Volevo vedermi negli occhi. Extraordinary opening also for the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo and the Museo di Scienze Planetarie while the Museo di Palazzo Pretorio offers its visitors a tour among the masterpieces of its permanent collection.

In Siena, open doors at Santa Maria della Scala and the National Picture Gallery. While in Pistoia the Civic Museums of Pistoia, the Civic Museum of Ancient Art in the Palazzo Comunale the museum of the Spedale del Ceppo, and the Museum of the Twentieth Century and Contemporary Art in Palazzo Fabroni are joining the initiative.

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