Museo Palazzo Vecchio

The monumental town hall of Florence, was built in 1314. The Medici Cosimo I moved to Palazzo Pitti in 1559, since then  the building is called "Palazzo Vecchio" (ancient palace). In the council chamber "Salone dei Cinquecento" you can see frescoes by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. Also worth a visit is the "Sala delle Carte", with historic globes and ancient maps. 


Piazza della Signoria


Galleria degli Uffizi

The Uffizi Gallery ranks among the most famous museums in the world. You will find paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Bellini and many others. The highlights of the exhibition is the "Birth of Venus" by Botticelli. 


Piazzale degli Uffizi


Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Pitti is the former residence of the Medici and houses today the museums Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Galleria dell Costume, Museo degli Argenti, Palatine Gallery and the Museo delle Porcellane.


Piazza dei Pitti


Museo nazionale del Bargello

Formerly the palace belonged to the "Capitano del Popolo", today it is the home of the National Museum. The museums exhibition shows art by Donatello, Luca della Robbia, Michelangelo and other great masters.


Via del Proconsolo


Map of museums in Florence


Travel Guide Florence