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Address: Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, 50122 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 2388612
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: Europe's first school of drawing, this museum of art is chiefly famous for...
Europe's first school of drawing, this museum of art is chiefly famous for its several sculptures by Michelangelo, notably his David, in addition to an extensive collection of 15th- and 16th-century paintings.
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Wow! What can I say that hasn't already been said. I first visited this museum as a kid, maybe 10 yrs old. It was impressive to see the artwork and the massive statue of David... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Wow! What can I say that hasn't already been said. I first visited this museum as a kid, maybe 10 yrs old. It was impressive to see the artwork and the massive statue of David even then. Thought the ambiance might wear off after a few decades, but took my adult children and new wife there on this tour and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

It was exciting to see the real David. We have all seen the imitiations - there is one in the plaza by the Duomo, but this is the real thing. The detail is amazing. The rest of the gallery has some interesting pieces - I enjoyed the music room, and if anyone is a student of the violin, this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

There is a fake David in the public square but to see the real David sculpture and other sculptures by Michelangelo you need to come here. Get advance reservations so you don't have to wait on the long lines to get in. Also don't miss the Museum of Musical instruments housed in the Academia with a fantastic collection of musical... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The Academia is one of the world's most famous galleries. Some of the greatest Renaissance art is housed here, and of course Michelangelo's famous David. Plan to spend a few hours here. Take an audio guide to make sure that you hit the masterpieces. Make sure to spend some time with even the less famous works. If they made it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Look at the fingernails. Notice the details, we stood for over an hour just taking pictures and observing every little thing about the work. THIS IS A MUST SEE!

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

If there is one place you must visit it is the Accademia Museum as this is the home of Michelangelo's David. There is plenty of other art work to see here but the main draw is the statue of David. Even if you aren't into art this statue is amazing and the workmanship, especially the hands, is incredible. You hear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

A friend recommended we visit the Galleria dell'Accademia to see the real statue of David - WOW! This is a must visit! The lines were long when we arrived, so we purchased the express tickets for €20 per person - worth every cent to skip the queue and get inside (if you short of time, make sure you do this).... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

When I went to the Accademia, I was disappointed with the museum galleries. We got into the museum fine; we had bought tickets in advance and had reservations for a specific time. If you're going to go, GET A RESERVATION! We went in the afternoon, and the line for people without reservations was very long. When we got in, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lots of art and of course the famous David. Just unbelievable to see this massive sculpture. The line is not long during this month.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The sculpture was delightful and plainly described. But what else can I say but "David" is there, and let me tell you, it's nothing like seeing the picture.

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