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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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Uffizi Gallery Small Group Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line
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Uffizi Gallery Small Group Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line
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$51.01 per adult
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Giovanna was great! Very educational. You only have to download your tickets. The guide picks up the paper tickets from the box office. Totally worth the price.
Amber_L, Jun 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Florence

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Be warned
David_W, May 2022
Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour with Guide
Long long lines due to closure on Monday May 23rd - pity we were not advised of this in advance- also far too many visitors permitted in rooms at the same time - defo a health and safety issue
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Angelo is the guy you want!
Robert_M, Jan 2022
Early Access: Guided Uffizi Gallery Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket
Angelo was our tour guide for the Uffizi. He was incredible. A tremendous wealth of knowledge and humor. He was just fantastic. If you can request Angelo, he was just great. Had a lot of insight, knowledge, and humor. He made the tour a truly memorable experience. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. We traveled in December 2020 so the crowds weren't bad given the off season and ongoing Covid issues in Europe.
star-5
Wonderful.
elizabeth_w, Jun 2022
Combo Tour group - Uffizi &Accademia Gallery
Excellent tour company. Very helpful and friendly. Loved our tour guide. Uffizi was packed but line moved quickly. Time was short but Loridana showed us the highlights and it was perfect. Academia/David amazing.
star-5
Super interesting your. The best of Uffizi.
Revital_M, Jun 2022
Uffizi Gallery - Semi Private Tour
Super interesting tour. A taste of Uffizi best. Giacomo Piccardi is a great guide. Knowledgeable and a real story teller. We will be back for more.
star-5
A MUST SEE in Florence!!
Lisa_K, Jun 2022
Skip the Line: Florence Uffizi Gallery Tickets
Amazing Museum! A MUST SEE - very easy experience with getting tickets and getting in quickly - so Not miss snd take extra time to see all the incredible art
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Great place mandatory to visit if you visit Florence
Gregory_G, Jun 2022
Uffizi Gallery - Semi Private Tour
Rafael’s paintings, because he had combined the techniques his teaches used. Like the progression to more bright colors.
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Great tour!
Jennifer_R, Jun 2022
Skip the line: Uffizi and Accademia small group hidden street walking tour
Our guide, Rosa, was great! She was very knowledgeable and kind. She went above and beyond to make our experience one we won’t soon forget.
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Great for lovers of fine art
Louise_R, Jun 2022
Uffizi Gallery Tour with a professional guide
Our guide Pam was extremely knowledgeable and flexible with our tour, making sure we were able to see everything despite the crowds of visitors. Would definitely recommend tour for art lovers.
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We had a great time on...
Stella_B, Jun 2022
Skip the line: Uffizi and Accademia small group hidden street walking tour
We had a great time on this tour. Rosa was very knowledgeable and a very good guide. The incredible art in both galleries is not to be missed if in Florence.
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Excellent tour of Uffizi!
Rohini_K, Jun 2022
Half-Day Uffizi and Accademia Small-Group Guided Tour
Rachel was an amazing guide to the Uffizi Gallary! She is an Art Historian at a university in Florence and we felt so lucky to have such a passionate guide. She brought the art to life with colorful stories and background behind the artist and commissioner. Uffizi is one of the most important and largest renaissance art collections in the world, so it would be overwhelming without a guide. Very happy we did this!
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Barbara provided a spectacular experience.
Mark_A, Jun 2022
Private Full Day Walking Tour of Florence Highlights with Uffizi and Accademia
Our guide was Barbara. She provided a very detailed history details of the art and museum tours as well as the details about Florence. We saw not only the points of interest but many of the back street streets with local artisans and crafts people. The overall experience well exceeded our expectations.
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Amazing cultural experience!
Sam_S, Jun 2022
Private Tour: Walking Tour plus The Uffizi guided Tour
Great time with Livia! We loved learning more about the history of Florence and all of the amazing art.
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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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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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