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Its a must incredible collection

More than just the famous statue of David, absolutely the most art, statues, musical instruments... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
rj_watters
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Braintree, United Kingdom
Smaller than expected

This is a great gallery but much smaller than we expected especially after earlier visit to Ufizzi... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Alan W
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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Make no mistake: go to the Galleria dell'Accademia to see David, and if you are a musician, go to see musical instrument museum. However, in the same way I say "if you are a musician ..." I think I need to say the same thing...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

More than just the famous statue of David, absolutely the most art, statues, musical instruments, packed into one small museum, Late is better we only waited 5 minutes to get in but can be a busy place, you can book in advance and you can...More

Thank rj_watters
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is a great gallery but much smaller than we expected especially after earlier visit to Ufizzi . Great music room on right as you go in and many 'works in progress' statues partly completed . Then of course David , and then some nice...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 17 October 2017

It would be hard to design a less user friendly access to a great collection. This is a disgrace to Florentine claims to tourism. Reserved tickets are a joke (45 minute wait from the reserved time). Entrance is arbitrary. Patrons are yahoos for the most...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

First, beware the guided tours offered outside, as they are charlatans (even with their badges). A family of four, we were offered a tour for 120 euros and of course declined, and we entered through the normal queue and paid 20 euros. Second, the staff...More

Thank BeirutPop
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is an amazing place to visit. The single most valuable piece of art work that really makes the Gallery what it is, is Michelangelo's David. Everything else is just irrelevant. Of course this is not to minimise or ignore the artistic worth of other...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is by far the best work of art displaying male beauty at its finest . Such a grand and beautiful sculpture and worth the visit. Do not miss this epic piece of history and artwork if you are in Florence . it’s a must...More

Thank Queen_Of_Hearts25
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It's a fairly small museum compared to Uffizi or Pitti, but they've got David. Don't skip this museum. If there's one thing you'll remember after your visit in Florence it will be this statue. We opted for a group tour, booked our tickets the evening...More

1  Thank Craig33viaje
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The David, which is located in the Accademia, was the main attraction that I wanted to see during my visit to Florence. The David is fabulous and is awe inspiring. The other items that I enjoyed viewing in the Accademia were the unfinished pieces of...More

1  Thank Razorfish
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Of course it is so much more to the academy than the David statue. But the David is Wonderful!!! It's amazing the big dimensions of the sculpture and all the details that give the sensation that David will come down at any moment !!! Just...More

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stone’s throw away from the Duomo of Florence,
surprises everyone. A continuous flow of backpacking
students provides the tranquil surroundings for the
elderly residents who sit in Piazza San Marco to read
the daily newspaper. Home to several universities,
including the Academy of Fine Arts, San Marco is one
of the most vibrant cultural centers in the city. A
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