Notte Europea €1 Museum Admission & Night Hours
As part of the annual “Notte europea dei musei” (An Evening at the Museum), Florence’s Uffizi Gallery, the Bargello National Renaissance Sculpture Museum, the Accademia Gallery, the Archeological Museum, the San Marco Museum the Marino Marini Museum and the Opificio delle Pietre Dure Semi-Precious Stone Artwork Museum welcomes visitors in the early evening and after dinner on Saturday, May 14 at a special entrance price of €1.
All normally shut no later than 6:50 pm. No reservation is necessary. Here are the hours:
The Uffizi: 7 – 10 pm
Bargello: 7 – 10 pm
Accademia: 7 – 10 pm
Archeological Museum: 8 – 11 pm
San Marco Museum: 6 – 9 pm
Opificio delle Pietro Dure: 7 – 10 pm
During the lockdown, the Accademia Gallery was extensively renovated and remodelled and has reopened to the public with a breathtakingly beautiful new room layout and air conditioning, see article here.
Originally built in the mid 1200s to serve as the Palace of the Podestà, the governing body of the city then, and eventually transformed into and used as a prison for nearly three centuries, the Bargello’s massive and medieval spaces now glitter with an impressive concentration of masterworks by Donatello, Michelangelo, Verrocchio, Cellini, Giambologna and many other artists. (rosanna cirigliano)