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The Uffizi Gallery has confirmed that it will be extraordinarily open on Monday, April 1, 2024, the day after Easter Sunday. The museum will be open on Easter Sunday as well, as it generally is open on Sundays, but Mondays are the day the museum is closed. So a special opening needs to be agreed […]

Starting today, March 26, and up until December 17, 2024, the Uffizi Gallery will have longer opening hours every Tuesday. The longer hours will give visitors the chance to see the masterpieces of the Renaissance in the sunset light, particularly the works of marble along the main corridors. Normal closing hour is at 6.30pm but […]

Wonderful news as far as tickets are concerned! By the end of May 2024, the new director of the Uffizi Simone Verde, has announced that once you’ve pre-booked your ticket, you will no longer need actually show a paper ticket at the museum to enter. The new system will only require to show the QR […]

Madonna del Cardellino - Raffaello

This October 2023, the Uffizi museum will have 5 extended evening hours on Tuesdays, remaining open until 9.30pm. The dates are October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. On those days, the ticket office will close at 8.30pm, time at which the last entrance is allowed.

The Uffizi Gallery will be open following regular hours on Easter Sunday, and with a special opening on Monday, April 22nd. The museum will observe regular openings hours, from 8.15am to 6.50pm, with last entrance at 6.20pm.

The Uffizi Gallery has set specific days on which it will have FREE entrance for everyone in 2019 to commemorate and honor special historical and traditional occasions, each accompanied with entertainment and other special offerings. Also note that it no longer will always be doing the “free first Sundays” throughout the year, just from October […]

Ferragosto with Art


If you’re in Florence this long holiday weekend, enjoy the special opening of the Uffizi on Monday, August 14th and the Boboli Gardens. Then on Tuesday, the day of Ferragosto (a national holiday across all of Italy), all museums will be open, including the Uffizi and Pitti and Boboli. Remember that on Tuesdays this summer […]

The Uffizi Gallery has just offered the first details on this year’s summer #UffiziLive cultural program. For now, the basics are just that the summer’s prolonged hours start on June 6 and run through September 26 every Tuesday. On these Tuesdays, concerts and other exhibitons are offered as brief “intermissions” while visitors navigate the museum’s […]

On occasion of the 2017 European Museum Night on the evening of May 20th, the Uffizi Gallery will remain open until 9:50pm. The museum will charge a symbolic 1 euro entrance fee during these extra hours, from 6:50pm to 9:50pm. The museum will start closing procedure at 9:30pm. No prebooking will be open for these […]

April 25th is a national holiday in Italy – Liberation Day – and this year it falls on a Tuesday. This makes it a perfect opportunity for everyone to enjoy a long holiday weekend visiting Florence! To offer all visitors the chance to visit the Uffizi during the long holiday weekend, the Uffizi has announced […]

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