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Accademia Gallery tickets and audio guide

4.2/5
Excellent
Based on 34 reviews
Free cancellation
Validity: Flexible
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Availability: Tuesday to Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Discover the David: all the secrets revealed

Avoid the queues and save your time

Visit the museum with an audio guide at your own pace

Learn more about Michelangelo's career

What to expect

Enjoy total immersion in Michelangelo's art with this ticket to the Accademia Gallery that allows you to skip the long queue at the entrance. Take advantage of the audio guide with commentaries by expert art historians recorded in your own language to learn about Michelangelo's most renowned work, the David, and other important masterpieces such as the Prisoners, the Palestrina Pietà and San Matteo. This tour is ideal for all those who wish to visit the second most visited museum in Florence and one of the most important museums in Italy in total freedom.

The Gallery was founded in 1784 by Grand Duke Peter Leopold of Lorraine with the aim of providing sculptural models that students of the nearby Academy of Fine Arts could study and reproduce. At the Academy, they studied some of the best known Florentine artists, among which included Michelangelo Buonarroti, Francesco da Sangallo, Benvenuto Cellini, Giorgio Vasari and Giambologna.

Let yourself be surprised by the imposing sculpture of David, the emblem of the Renaissance ideal of beauty and the symbol of the Republic of Florence at its height of splendor. Be touched by the human pathos fixed forever in time in the Palestrina Pietà and admire the famous Prisoners who still seem to struggle to free themselves from the marble blocks in which they are trapped. In addition to the most important collection of Michelangelo's sculptures in the world, the audio guide will allow you to discover the single largest collection of paintings on gold background as well as the Museum of Musical Instruments housed in the Accademia Gallery.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

What’s included

Caf Tour’s staff assistance at the meeting point

Skip-the-line ticket for the Accademia Gallery

Audio guide in 5 languages

Location

Via Ricasoli 58, 50122 Florence FI, Italy

Meeting point:

Accademia Gallery Museum: entrance for pre-booked tickets. An assistant will be waiting for you wearing blue clothing with Caf Tour and Gray Line logos.

Provider

Caf Tour & Travel - Gray Line Florence

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • During periods of increased inflow of visitors, despite reservation, admission to the museum may be subject to delays due to security reasons which cannot be attributed to Caf Tour & Travel responsibility
  • To collect the audio guide inside the museum you have to show the original copy of your Identity Card or Passport; your ID document will be returned to you when you return the undamaged audio guide
  • If you lose or don’t return the audio guide, you will be asked for a refund of €250 per unit
  • Audio guides are not available for children under the age of 7

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.2/5

Based on 34 reviews from verified customers

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  • Anonymous

    From Germany - September 2022

    Average

    Overall rated

    3/5

    Nach finden des Guides vor dem Museum wurde nur die Karte und ein Gutschein für den Audio Führer übergeben und wo wir uns anstellen müssen, das war al ...

  • Anonymous

    From Italy - September 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From Germany - September 2022

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Es war viel zu voll

  • Anonymous

    From France - August 2022

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

  • Anonymous

    From Spain - July 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Entradas y audioguía oficial del museo. Todo muy bien!

  • Anonymous

    From Germany - May 2022

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5