Accademia Gallery Tickets

The Accademia Gallery in Florence is the second most visited museum in Italy.

Inside you can admire some of Michelangelo's most beautiful works.
First and foremost the symbol of the Renaissance, Michelangelo's David, which was moved to the Gallery in 1873 to preserve it from the weather.

In addition to the statue of David inside the Accademia Museum are the Prisoners, St. Matthew and the Palestrina Pietà.

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The Gallery was commissioned by Grand Duke Peter Leopold in 1784 as a place of study for the students of the Accademia di Belle Arti.

In addition to Michelangelo's masterpieces, there are many other works inside, such as Botticelli's Madonna and Child and Madonna of the Sea, Giambologna's Rape of the Sabine Women, and works by Perugino, Pontormo, Filippino Lippi and Bronzino.

The Accademia Gallery also houses the Museum of Musical Instruments, which boasts a violin that belonged to Stradivari and the oldest upright piano preserved to date.

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In addition to the ticket that allows you to skip the line, there are various types of tickets to access the Accademia Gallery.

The guided tour with an expert tour guide will help you get to know the details of the Gallery's main works. You can also purchase a ticket that combines the guided tour of the Gallery with a two-hour walk in Florence with a tour guide who will help you discover hidden corners of Florence.

If that's not enough, the cheapest option is the Florence Pass, which will save you money on visiting Florence's main attractions: the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery and Florence Cathedral including Brunelleschi's Dome.

Useful information about the Accademia Gallery

The Accademia Gallery can be visited in about 2 hours but it depends on how long you linger to admire the various works. The visit can also take half a day if you decide to know all the details of the Gallery and choose a guided tour.

There are several works not to be missed in the Accademia Gallery: among the main ones are Michelangelo's David and the Hall of Prisoners with Michelangelo's unfinished giants, Giambologna's Rape of the Sabine Women, Jacopo Di Cione's Coronation of the Virgin, Botticelli's Madonna and Child and Madonna of the Sea, as well as various works by Perugino, Pontormo, Filippino Lippi and Bronzino.

The original sculpture of Michelangelo's David is located in the Accademia Gallery in Florence. Copies can also be admired in Piazza della Signoria and in the centre of Piazzale Michelangelo.

Admission to the Accademia Gallery in Florence costs 20 euros. The price increases if you choose the guided tour. If you want to save money there are combined tickets for various attractions in Florence at a discounted price.

Audio guides are available for €4 in several languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish, German, Russian and Japanese.

The Gallery does not have a cloakroom, so visitors with large bags and backpacks are not allowed to enter.

Yes, the Accademia Gallery is accessible to people with disabilities all the way through the museum. The entrance and ticket office are accessible from Via Ricasoli, 60 and there is an equipped bathroom on the ground floor.

Where the Accademia Gallery is located

The Accademia Gallery is located in the centre of Florence in Via Ricasoli, 58.