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The New Uffizi project continues its movement forward with the completion of the set-up of two more new rooms which are now open to the public. The new rooms are Room 68 dedicated to art in Rome during the first half of the 1500s and Room 71 that has works of art by Correggio. Both […]

As part of the Night at the Museum initiative taking place across Europe this Saturday, May 18, the Uffizi Gallery will be open from 7pm to 1am with free entrance! Last entrance is at 12:30am. Other museums in Florence also open for Night at the Museum (same hours as above): – Accademia Gallery – Palatine […]

Visitors to the Uffizi Gallery on Saturdays can now take advantage of visiting the current exhibition “Norma e Capriccio” with a guide, for free! Until May 25th, every Saturday at 10.00, 11.30, 14.30 and 16.00 everyone with a ticket to the Uffizi Gallery can participate in the free educational tour of the exhibition organised by […]

On the 20th anniversary of the bomb disaster of Via dei Georgofili, the Superintendent of the Polo Museale Fiorentino , Cristina Acidini and the Director of the Uffizi, Antonio Natali, have decided to have a special opening of the Uffizi Gallery free of charge. On Sunday May 26, 2013 the museum will remain open until […]

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Rooms 25-34 are temporarily closed at the Uffizi; view a selection of works by Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese in Rooms 43 and 44 for the moment.

As part of an experiment in introducing visitors to part of the new Uffizi rooms dedicated to foreign painters called the “Blue Rooms”, for the month of March and April and only on Wednesdays the rooms can only be visited with a guide. Starting at 9:30am and every half hour until 5:30pm, visitors should gather […]

The entrance to the Vasari Corridor is once again through the western corridor of the Uffizi. The corridor – with entrance at the Uffizi, passage over Ponte Vecchio and exit at the Boboli Gardens near the Buontalenti Grotto – can only be visited in groups at the moment organized through external travel agencies. You can […]

The Uffizi Gallery along with the other museums that are part of the Polo Museale Fiorentino (including the Accademia, Bargello and Pitti) will be open on Easter Sunday (March 31) and exceptionally also on Easter Monday (April 1). These are open both Sunday and Monday: 8.15am – 7 pm Uffizi Accademia Palatine and Modern Art […]

The restoration of three of the most ancient works of art housed at the Uffizi has been completed and will soon make their way back to the Uffizi’s exhibition halls. Completely financed by the Friends of the Uffizi Association, the restoration involved two wooden crosses and a diptych from the pre-Giotto period: a cross from […]

The new exhibit “Norma e Capriccio: Spanish Artists in Italy in the Early Mannerist Period” opened at the Uffizi Gallery on March 5th and will continue until May 26th. The temporary exhibit is spread over 8 rooms on the first floor dedicated to the major Spanish artists that came to Italy at the start of […]

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