May 20 European Museum Night: €1 & Free Admission
Several major art sites in Florence can be visited for the symbolic admission of €1 on the evening of May 20 in conjunction with the European Museum Night.
The Uffizi and Accademia Galleries will welcome guests from 7 to 11 pm on Saturday, along with – from 8 to 11 pm – the San Marco Museum and the Bargello National Sculpture Museum. The latter includes admission to the exhibition “The Factory of Beauty: Ginori and His Statues,” historic porcelain artworks (pictured) provided by the now-closed Doccia Museum. The Archeological Museum will be open from 7 to 10 pm. Just €1 will be charged at all locations.
Palazzo Vecchio and its museums will be free to guests on the same evening from 9 to 11 pm. (rosanna cirigliano)