September 2018 Free Museum Sunday

On Sunday, September 2, no admission will be charged at Florence’s state-run museums, while city-run museums are accessible at no cost to residents of the greater metropolitan area.

So, take the opportunity to visit, for free: the Accademia, the Uffizi Gallery and the Archeological Museum; the Palatine Gallery, the Porcelain Museum, the Costume Gallery and the Silver Museum in the Pitti Palace; the Boboli Gardens; the Bargello (National Sculpture Museum), the Archeological Museum; the Medici Chapels and Palazzo Davanzati (the latter only open from 1:15 – 6:50 pm) in addition to the San Salvi Refectory, home to an Andrea del Sarto Last Supper fresco.

Residents of the greater Florence metropolitan area displaying ID are also granted free entrance to civic museums, which include the Church of Santa Maria Novella (12 noon – 5:30 pm), the Brancacci Chapel (1 – 5 pm), the Novecento Museum of 20th Century Art (11 am – 8 pm), the Bardini Museum (11 am – 5 pm), the Salvatore Romano Antiquities Foundation (1 – 5 pm), as well as Palazzo Vecchio (9 am – 11 pm) and its tower (9 am – 9 pm) in addition to the Zeffirelli Foundation (10 am – 6 pm) and Forte Belvedere.