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Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello Museum)
Via del Proconsolo 4, 50122 Florence, Italy
055 238 8606
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Private Tour: Florence Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #19 of 420 things to do in Florence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Housed in the Palazzo del Podesta (1255 AD) as the residence of Florence's chief magistrate, this museum houses an unrivalled collection of Italian Renaissance sculpture.
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“Beautiful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Works by Michelangelo and Donatello are incredible! Beautiful work by the great masters! (Michelangelo's David is NOT at this gallery, though...go to the Academia.)

Visited April 2013
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“Try to fit this in”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

A great museum with an impressive collection of sculptures. Something not to be missed if you like sculptures. Personally, I decided that I preferred sculptures to paintings, so I enjoyed this place more than the Uffizzi. Did not have many tourists which was a pity. There are some rooms with porcelain as well. If you are in Florence armed with a Firenze card, please make sure you do not miss this place!

Visited March 2013
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“Mystery of the Donatello David”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

It took several trips around the floors of this museum to find Donatello's David, and it was missed for its being unlike that of the Accademia, and being in bronze. Herein lies a worthy compliment o Renaaissance art

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“you like statues?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Statues. Tons of them. Really that's all I need to say but I'll keep going. It's a prison that was refurbished into an art gallery. Features several pieces by Michelangelo. I was especially fond of the cannon with the head of St. Paul at the loading end..

Visited April 2012
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“super sculptures”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

we visited two years ago so not this time but it was star visit down some back street a treasure of sculpture for me the most d famous names are there including the MA baccus

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