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From May 2011 the room 42 in the Uffizi, called the Hall of Niobe, is closed due to some problems of the floors. Inside are kept some marble statues from the Villa Medici in Rome, representing the myth of Niobe, the wife of the king of Thebes Anion. This hall will be closed to visitors […]

From June 14, 2011 until October 30, 2011 in the Uffizi will take place the exhibition “Vasari, the Uffizi Gallery and the Duke“, organized on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Giorgio Vasari. The exhibition is devoted to the foundation of the Uffizi, which occurred between 1559 and 1560 by Vasari, […]

The Uffizi Gallery as well as the Accademia Museum, Bargello Museum, Medici Chapels, the San Marco Museum, the Palazzo Davanzati, Gallery of Modern Art and Palatine Gallery at the Palazzo Pitti have special openings from 7-11 p.m. (normally closed at these hours) the last Tuesday of the month for the entire year — with free […]

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