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Museo Nazionale del Bargello

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Housed in the Palazzo del Podesta (1255 AD) as the residence of Florence's chief magistrate, this museum houses an unrivalled collection of Italian Renaissance sculpture..
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Hours Today: 08:15 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Via del Proconsolo 4, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 238 8606
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Do not miss this museum. It contains, in a spaciously well laid out manner, all of the greatest sculptors of the Renaissance.

Thank carol c
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful medieval building full of incredible works of art. Michelangelo's Bacchus carved when he was only 22 resides here. Donatello's David is also a must see. Be sure to see the pair of reliefs that Ghiberti and Brunellechi turned in for the...More

Thank Ana V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such an easy museum to see. No crowds and a clear focus on all the other 'David's. Beautiful sculptures and really accessible. Makes a change from other museums in Florence.

Thank Kkkaaabbb
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went early in the morning (always a good idea in tourist season). The museum has by far the best statue collection in Florence, way better than the Academia (which would not be worth a visit at all if it did not have David). The...More

Thank Brian_Palmquist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

He Museo of Bargello is the place with largest collection of sculptures in Italy. There are sculptures of Michelangelo, Donatello, Cellini among many others important artist on middle age. Is not known from the major part of tourist since you can buy the ticket without...More

Thank Alessandro A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This palace dated from the 13 century; it's the biggest collection of Italian sculptures of the 14 and 15 century; - works of Donatello, Michelangelo and a lot more; also many arms and bronze objects.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this is one of the lesser-known museums in the city, I recommend it highly! It is not overly expensive, it is not crowded, and the displays are very nice. It houses the sculpture collection of the Medici family so it is also unique in...More

Thank Moira A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were just walking around and didn’t have this on our list of things to do. We were winding down our Florence trip and came across this place. The exterior attracted us and once inside it was very nicely done and the crowds were not...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the museum. The sculptures were amazing. The cost is not overly expensive and the queues are not long. Definitely definitely worth visiting after the other museum's.

Thank jwat1983
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Interesting place to visit. Lot to see if you like statues and paintings. Lots of stairs to climb, but worth it see the high ceilings and the architecture

Thank Karen W
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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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10 November 2017|
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Response from williamn262 | Reviewed this property |
Probably. But go to website.
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Response from Von1956 | Reviewed this property |
Hi In all honesty I didn't find them particularly engaging but definitely not rude. I would really recommend visiting the museum