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Address: Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, 50122 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 2388612
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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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Great pieces, smaller than I expected

Obviously everyone is there to see David. He's awesome of course. Outside of that, the pieces are great to look at as well. I expected it to be a bit bigger, honestly. Also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

If you have the Firenze Card, you will wait less than a half an hour (even less if you go at a non-peak time) to get in. Without the card or some other sort of priority entrance, you will wait 60 to 90 minutes. Michelangelo's statue of David is indeed magnificent in person! He is huge, and is meant to... More 

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Aubrey, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Obviously everyone is there to see David. He's awesome of course. Outside of that, the pieces are great to look at as well. I expected it to be a bit bigger, honestly. Also, make sure you buy your tickets in advance! Otherwise, it's a longer and slower line. The websites work.

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We only came here to see the David and he did NOT disappoint! Really take your time to enjoy the details of this great statue. The anatomy of it is amazing. We went on the first Sunday of the month and I guess admission is free to all museums in Florence then, so that was a bonus! The museum opened... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

On the first Sunday of the month all state museums in Florence are free! We went early to the pitti no line, mid day San Lorenzo no line and end of day just before closing at 6:30 David !

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Rowville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Get to the Accademia early to avoid the crowds that develop later in the day. At 8:00am it is very easy to get a good view. They tell you that you can't take photos, but just about everyone was taking snaps openly without being pulled up - so try your luck. The other items at the Accademia are very much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

When we arrived in Florence I had one thing on my To Do List - meet David. I met him over 25 years ago and it was love at first sight, so I was keen to get back to Accademia Gallery for another long overdue encounter. We arrived at the gallery approx. 40 minutes before opening time and had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I have seen the real David, all substitutes will pale in comparison from now on. The plaster cast room was very interesting also and of course there are more frescos than one person can coupe with - unless you are a history nut.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I have to admit I never really get what the big deal was. I mean the David is just a statue, right? But now that I've seen it, I understand. The detail work is absolutely amazing. The muscles, the veins, even the fingernails are so realistic and precise. Totally worth the wait to see the David. The other artwork, while... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This is the ONLY way to see this gallery! The lines are long and we walked right in! The statue of David is beautiful and cannot be fully appreciated until seen in person...a must see for anyone visiting Florence.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

All they hype about David is true and this is a must see when in Florence. Only rated very good due to having to queue so long outside and the large number of people in the museum. Some of this is clearly out of the control of the museum but it could be organised better.

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Address: Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, 50122 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 2388612
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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