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Museo Nazionale del Bargello

Open today: 08:15 - 17:00
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Via del Proconsolo 4, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 238 8606
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Some impressive sculptures and an interesting building to wander around. Much quieter than the bigger museums.

Thank AngelaTh
Reviewed 3 days ago

We missed this on our first visit to Florence so it was on our list for our 1 1/2 days in Florence. No crowds on a Saturday- they were all at the Ufizzi! The sculptures were amazing, worth the admission alone. But that was but...More

Thank BluePhantom
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is three floors full of amazing sights. It contains marble sculptures, art, an ancient cannon, rugs used as wall décor, really cool. One huge room is dedicated to ceramic, porcelain, and likely china although I wouldn’t really know the difference! Regardless, it was...More

Thank Swim54low
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent collection of paintings, sculpture, artefacts connected to the Renaissance. In a very old and rather ornate building. Easy to get to on foot. I found the staff helpful. Free wifi.

Thank Stilton54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this small museum which was filled with sculptures, many of them by the master sculptor Michelangelo himself. But other Renaissance geniuses, notably Donatello, Giambologna, and Cellini, are also represented. There are two main halls, one on the first floor, and another, on the...More

Thank margaretc007
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very enjoyable place to visit. As other reviewers have noted, it is much less crowded than the Uffizi or Accademia. Of course, there isn’t nearly as much to see as at those other places, but what is there is of very good...More

Thank michaelmartman
Reviewed 1 week ago

This three story building contains works of Michelangelo "Bacchus", Donatello "Marzocco"Ghiberti, and Giambologna . Side by side on a wall are the contest entries submitted by Ghiberti and Brunelleschi for the commission to do the Baptistry doors. has to believeIt was once the city's prison...More

1  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way to somewhere else when we saw this museum and decided to have a quick look as there was no queue. So glad we did, it was really interesting looking at the building at the same time and Donatello's David is...More

Thank 503dr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since our visit was nearer to the "off season", we found The Museo del Bargello nicely empty and easy to navigate. I really liked seeing the everyday items like silverware, knives, ceramics.

Thank C G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although it's a well known secret to locals, most tourists are not aware how many masterwork sculptures are in the Bargello Museum and skip seeing it in favor of more famous sites. Fortunately, our Segway tour guide gave us the inside scoop. Using our Firenze...More

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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 |
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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