Just a short walk from the Duomo and well worth several hours - beautiful works of art and interesting history. We did the audio tour and we were glad we did!
The lines for the Bargello are short and often non existent. Maybe it is because it use to be a former barracks & prison or that the Uffizi and Accademia get most of the attention, but the Bargello National Museum has some of the most beautiful sculpture I saw while in Florence.…
It's really easy to find this museum. I liked the way it was organized inside, too. I felt like there was a clear route to follow within the museum. The information is available in English and Italian. Make notice of when it's opened and closed! When we first went, it was…
Not far from Santa Croce, the Museo Nazionale del Bargello is a quiet place to view many Renaissance statues as well as lots of other art works. This extensive building, three (or four?) floors worth, holds lots of pieces, including works by Michelangelo, Donatello, and others.
This museum is mainly recognized due to the sculptures by Donatello, one of the pioneers of the Renaissance, works by Verocchio, a master and teacher of Leonardo da Vinci, and a huge collection of majolika by a family Della Robbia. The art of della Robbia can also be found on…