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Uffizi Galleries (Gallerie degli Uffizi)
Uffizi Galleries (Gallerie degli Uffizi)

Uffizi Galleries (Gallerie degli Uffizi)

Tues–Sun 8:15am–6:50pm
Piazza degli Uffizi, Florence, Tuscany, 50125

The Basics

Due to its immense popularity, the Uffizi Galleries is prone to long lines and extensive wait times—it's best to book skip-the-line admission to maximize your time. The gallery features a number of long, winding art-filled hallways, making it near-impossible to see everything on display, so small-group guided tours and self-guided audio tours are recommended to help you see the top pieces and give some context to the works you’re viewing. A visit is often combined with a stop at the nearby Accademia Gallery, which houses the Statue of David.

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Skip-the-Line to Uffizi & Accademia with Michelangelo's David - Small Group Tour
Skip-the-Line to Uffizi & Accademia with Michelangelo's David - Small Group Tour
$93.26 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Walking tour of dell’Accademia and the Uffizi
Our guide was friendly, engaging, and knowledgeable. Also, as a self-appointed gelato expert, she pointed out the best gelato stops along the route. A big plus!
Ronald_W, Oct 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Florence

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Great tour for kids.
Matthew_S, Oct 2021
Skip-the-Line Uffizi Museum and Galleries Private Guided Tour for Kids and Families in Florence
Great guide and kept the kids entertained. Giovanna was informative and entertaining. would recommend
star-5
Amazing, experiencing the past of Florence!
AmalaRozbroj, Oct 2021
Skip the line: Uffizi and Accademia small group hidden street walking tour
Leticia gave us the perfect amount of information and really told a beautiful story behind all the art and history in Florence. It brought us to that time and made our trip magical. I’ve had other tours before and she was exceptional, 4 hours went by like a breeze, and I’ve never so deeply enjoyed going to a gallery in my life as I did on this trip.
star-5
Excellent Tour
Mary_M, Oct 2021
Early Access: Guided Uffizi Gallery Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket
This tour was absolutely fantastic. Our tour guide, Joan, was incredible. She was extremely knowledgeable and easily answered every question we had. I learned so much about the history of the art, the artists, and Florence. As someone with just basic knowledge, this tour was really invaluable to me. It just really helps to get the background and be able to see things you'd otherwise be oblivious to. I can't recommend this tour enough!
star-5
Great guide equals great experience
Susan_O, Oct 2021
Semi Private Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line
Our guide, Constanza, was terrific. Her English is great and her knowledge of art history gave real meaning to a carefully curated art tour. I only wish our time with her was longer.
star-5
Easy
Melissa_E, Oct 2021
Priority Entrance Tickets : Uffizi Gallery ticket
So easy to get in we didn’t even have to wait 5 minutes. Great service. I would recommend it to get into any museum.
star-5
We greatly enjoyed...
Edith_S, Oct 2021
Skip the Line: Small group Uffizi Masterclass by an Art Expert
We greatly enjoyed Greta's guided tour through the Uffizi galleries; she mentioned many interesting details, making artworks and artists very vivid. Definitely recommended!
star-5
Standing next to David is...
Joann_C, Oct 2021
Florence: Small Group Tour of Accademia and Uffizi Galleries
Standing next to David is something everyone should experience. We had a delay getting into the museum and had to leave our tour, but our wonderful guide made sure we had tickets to come back later.
star-4
Bellisimo!
Barbara_D, Oct 2021
Skip the line: Uffizi and Accademia small group hidden street walking tour
We were able to see the highlights of Florence's art (although there is so much to see) including Michaelangelo's David and Botticelli's Venus...our guide, Guido, was charming and knowledgeable and it was a small tour only four of us and fellow New Yorkers which made it more fun!
star-5
Lovely day
Theresa_F, Oct 2021
Florence: Small Group Tour of Accademia and Uffizi Galleries
Veronica was amazing! We are not what I would call art lovers. But we really enjoyed the tour. She was perfect for pointing out the important pieces and teaching us why they are important. Well worth the money.
star-5
Art History brought to life
Joanna_B, Oct 2021
Early Access: Guided Uffizi Gallery Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket
An exceptionally fluent introduction to the wonders of the Uffizi and art history itself - Angelo was entertaining and knowledgeable in equal measure and conjured the past brilliantly.
star-4
Excellent historical tour of an amazing city
Paul_J, Oct 2021
Skip-the-Line to Uffizi & Accademia with Michelangelo's David - Small Group Tour
Loved the tour of Florence, the Acadamia and the Uffizi . What an interesting an informative guide. To know Florence is to love Florence
star-4
Enjoyed it very much!
AlanBurkhalter, Oct 2021
Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Tickets
Very impressive museum. Layout was a little confusing, but well worth it! Meet up with ticket person was confusing.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • The museum is considered by many to be the one must-see site in Florence.

  • To avoid the lines, it is best to purchase a skip-the-line entrance ticket in advance of your visit.

  • The gallery halls are numbered and organized in chronological order.

  • Ticket prices vary depending on whether or not your visit coincides with a special exhibit.

  • Though there is some sculpture, the museum is known most for its collection of paintings.

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How to Get to the Uffizi Galleries

The Uffizi Galleries is set between the Piazza della Signoria and Arno River in central Florence, not far from the Ponte Vecchio. The museum is best approached on foot, and is about a 15-minute walk from the Duomo.

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When to Get There

The museum's busiest times include weekends, mornings, and Tuesdays. Crowds tend to be lighter after 4pm and from November to March. It is closed on Mondays and major holidays. Admission is free on the first Sunday of each month—expect the biggest crowds of all on these dates.

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What Not To Miss at the Uffizi Galleries

Although art enthusiasts are bound to enjoy every piece, a few highlights include the Medici collection (gifted to the museum in the 18th century) and the Caravaggio works on the first floor. Other must-sees include Botticelli’sThe Birth of Venus; da Vinci's only completed panel painting,The Annunciation; and Titian'sVenus of Urbino. Together with Raphael’s portraits and Michelangelo’sTondo Doni, these works signify the height of the Italian Renaissance.

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