Florence Contemporary Art Galleries

Art and history seem to go together in Florence. After all, this Italian city is the birthplace of Renaissance! So if you’re heading to Florence soon, make sure you check out some of the city’s best museums and galleries. A tour to these places will take you back in time where you get to discover how the city’s art and culture have evolved throughout the centuries. From sculpture, painting, architecture, history, and even fashion, here’s a list of some of Florence best museums and galleries.

Top Florence Art Galleries

Best Florence Museums

You can never leave Florence without visiting the Uffizi Gallery. In fact, this should be on top of your list of places to visit in the city. This famous museum is home to the amazing masterpieces of Michelangelo, Raphael, Giotto, Botticelli,...

Skip the Line: Galileo Museum Ticket

1. Skip the Line: Galileo Museum Ticket

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  • This is a tour of the Galileo Museum which used to be the Institute and Museum for the History of Science in Florence
  • A fast-tract entry to the museum filled with scientific instruments by Galileo Galilei dating back to the 13th...
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Galleria dell’Accademia

This is another popular museum that one should not miss during a visit to Florence. It’s because this is the home of Michelangelo’s world famous masterpiece, the David sculpture. It’s not really as grand and...

Skip the Line: Accademia Gallery Independent Morning Tour Ticket
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  • This is an independent tour of only the Accademia gallery in the morning with skip-the-line access to admire great art pieces by Michelangelo and many more
  • It is an opportunity to enjoy the freedom to explore the art gallery at your own...
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Museo Opera del Duomo

The Museo Opera del Duomo newly opened museum that’s dedicated solely to the rich and long history of the building, planning, and reconstruction of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence’s most famous landmark. If you...

Skip the Line: Uffizi Gallery Visit with Audioguide
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  • This is an Ufizzi Gallery independent or self-guided tour to admire the works of Michelangelo at your leisure
  • This ticket gets you to see the wonders of the Uffizi Gallery, known as one of the most famous collections of art in the...
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Ospedale degli Innocenti

This museum is located in the heart of the city and has been newly renovated. The museum’s name means “Hospital of the Innocents”, and is called as such because the buildings beside it used to be an orphanage run by priests and nuns. It showcases an impressive collection of Renaissance paintings, artefacts, and art pieces. This is one of the buildings designed by renowned Italian...

Uffizi and Accademia Galleries Independent Morning Tour

4. Uffizi and Accademia Galleries Independent Morning Tour

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  • This is an independent tour of the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries by morning to see incredible works of art
  • A chance to see amazing collections at the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries on an independent morning tour
  • This ticket...
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Gucci Garden

Fashion lovers should definitely check out the Gucci Garden Museum. If you wanted to learn more about the history of Gucci house of fashion, then you should include this museum in your list of places to visit. Exploring this museum, you’ll be taken to several decades of designs and bar witness to the amazing evolution of fashion and growth of the Gucci brand over the years. After visiting...

Skip the Line: Florence Accademia Gallery Tickets
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  • A skip the line ticket to get you into the Academia Gallery in Florence to see one of the world's greatest art museums with lots of masterpieces
  • This is an opportunity to enjoy direct access to Florence's Accademia Gallery with express...
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National Archeological Museum of Florence

If you’ve already had enough of the Italian Middle Ages, then head over to the National Archeological Museum of Florence. It’s home to an impressive collection of Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and Etruscan arts and artefacts. This museum might be off the beaten path, but it’s definitely worth checking out. On your way, you could encounter a lot of interesting buildings and sights. This...

Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Tickets
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  • A convenient fast-track entry ticket to the best gallery in Florence.
  • A chance to see medieval artefacts and renaissance artworks in the former home of the Medici family.
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Priority Entrance Tickets : Uffizi Gallery ticket

7. Priority Entrance Tickets : Uffizi Gallery ticket

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  • This is an express admission to the Uffizi Gallery, one of the world's most famous museums, which has lots of art on display
  • It is an easy way to tour one of Florence's most iconic sites without stress, especially if you have limited...
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Michelangelo's David & Florence Art Academy Treasure Hunt for Kids & Families

8. Michelangelo's David & Florence Art Academy Treasure Hunt for Kids & Families

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  • This 2.5-hour private scavenger hunt is the best way to learn more about the genious of Michelangelo while having fun and discovering the main...
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Florence at dawn: walking tour of the city and visit the Accademia Gallery

9. Florence at dawn: walking tour of the city and visit the Accademia Gallery

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  • A 2.5 hour walking experience in the real center of Florence and inside the Accademia Gallery just when the sun is rising is something unique:...
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Florence: Uffizi Gallery guided experience

10. Florence: Uffizi Gallery guided experience

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  • Explore all the secrets hidden in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence with this two-hours guided experience inside one of the symbols of the...
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Florence: Academy Gallery guided experience

11. Florence: Academy Gallery guided experience

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  • Explore the hidden secrets in the Accademia Gallery in Florence with this one-hour guided experience to one of the most beautiful men in the world:...
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Florence: Uffizi and Academy Galleries combo guided experience

12. Florence: Uffizi and Academy Galleries combo guided experience

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  • Explore the hidden secrets in the Uffizi Gallery and Academy in Florence in just one morning.

    Get ready to meet some of the most beautiful...
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Biking with Leonardo da Vinci, Wine Tasting & Museum

13. Biking with Leonardo da Vinci, Wine Tasting & Museum

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  • FANTASTIC e-bike experience that combines adventure, nature with art&history. We will visit Leonardo's house and related museum + wine tasting....
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Conclusion

Aside from the list of museums above, Florence has plenty other attractions that a lot of tourists would flock to. So in order not to get stuck with waiting in a long line just to purchase your tickets, it’s highly recommended that you secure your tickets in advance. You can perhaps get the Firenze Card or the Florence City Pass, which gives you access to some of the best attractions in the city for sightseeing. And if you’re traveling on a budget, why don’t you check out the Free Attractions in Florence?

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