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

Uffizi Galleries (Gallerie degli Uffizi)

11,854 Reviews
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
$94.96 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Got more than I expected.
Angelo our tour guide was excellent. He turned the history into a walking story for us as we learned about Florence. Highly recommend.
Sherry_L, Aug 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Florence

The trip
Joseph_C, Sep 2021
Combo Skip The Line - Uffizi Gallery And Accademia Gallery Tour
Our guide was very informative, and provided historical perspective. She also was able to answer our many questions.
Awesome tour!
Beverly, Sep 2021
Skip the line: Uffizi and Accademia small group hidden street walking tour
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Sylvia was a great guide and she was very fun and knowledgeable. We learned so much and had a great day. 4 hours was the perfect amount of time.
Amazing walking tour of Florence
Deborah_M, Sep 2021
Skip the line: Uffizi and Accademia small group hidden street walking tour
We enjoyed our 4 hour walking tour of Florence. Our guide Patricia was so knowledgeable about the art history of Florence pointing out lots of interesting architecture on our way to each museum. Once inside the Academia & Uffizi Patricia highlighted several pieces of art going deeper in detail for the story behind each piece. The tour gave us a deeper appreciation for the beauty of Florence!
Very good tour!!!
Laura_G, Sep 2021
Semi Private Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line
Very experienced with wonderful information- we had a great time! Lots a meaningful information!!! We enjoyed it very much!!
Phenomenal experience
robinbancroft, Sep 2021
Combo Tour small group - Uffizi, Accademia Gallery & Walktour
Arzo was so engaging. She got everyone interested and excited about the artists and the art! I would totally refer her to friends and family because she brought us to the most important pieces for the time that was allotted in each museum.
Excellent introduction to Florence
Beth_S, Sep 2021
Skip-the-Line to Uffizi & Accademia with Michelangelo's David - Small Group Tour
The tour was not what I expected but better. Although it was advertised as the Uffizi and Academie, it began with a walking tour of the city. It was very informative and I really enjoyed our tour guide. She was knowledgeable and fun.
Great Experience!
Katharine_T, Sep 2021
Semi Private Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line
Annette was a wonderful and informative tour guide! The tour was a great way to start our time in Florence, highly recommend!!
Great tour of Uffizi
Dawn_M, Sep 2021
Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Tickets
We added an audio walking tour to our excursion. The ability to skip the line and meet your representative in front of the entrance saved a lot of time for us. So easy and convenient!
Bring the Art to Life
Frank_T, Aug 2021
Skip-the-line Uffizi Gallery Florence Guided Museum Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max
What a wonderful day. Francisco helped bring the art to life. He was very knowledgeable and had fun stories which made the masterpiece speak to us The museum is just not the same experience alone. The museum is one of the top three in the world. Amazing one family owned so much and now it’s available to us all.
Wonderful tour in Florence
Monita_W, Sep 2021
Skip the line: Uffizi and Accademia small group hidden street walking tour
Sylvia was very knowledgeable and made our tour very enjoyable!! We hope to come back soon and see more sights with her.
Annette was a tremendous guide!
maxreynolds70, Aug 2021
Early Access: Guided Uffizi Gallery Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket
Annette was a tremendous guide. She spoke impeccable English, maintained a clear mastery of the collections in the Uffizi, encouraged and deftly answered questions, and had a true gift for explaining things. A true professional.
Tilman, Aug 2021
Uffizi Gallery Tour
Larisa was a great guide. As an art historian she has great knowledge and was able to explain complicated things with easy words. We really enjoyed our tour!

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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