There is More to Florence Museums than the David

There is More to Florence Museums than the David, Florence, Italy (B)

Don’t get me wrong, seeing the David in person is a wonderful experience and you should definitely see it. But there are over 72 museums (including churches and libraries) in Florence to explore! If you saw two a day, it would take you over a month to see them all. Since I only spent four days in Florence, I saw as many as I could. It was hard because around every corner it seemed like there was another one. Here are the ones I hit and the ones I want to see when I return (planning is in the works!).

Palazzo Vecchio – This museum isn’t just a museum. The mayor of Florence’s office is located here, and it is the seat of the City Council. Sign me up to run for local office if this is my office! The museum starts before you even enter the building in the with a replica statue of the David out front. The beautiful decorations begin in the first courtyard with its beautiful frescos. Unfortunately, I didn’t know you could tour the secret passages. I did get to see someone go through a hidden door in the Map Room. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: There is More to Florence Museums than the David
Guide Location: Italy » Florence
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tiffany Schureman
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Museo Galileo
  • Museo Gucci
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Palazzo Pitti
  • Museo dell’Opera del Duomo
  • Museo Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Accademia Gallery
  • Medici Chapel
  • Museo Nazionale del Bargello
  • Basilica of Santa Croce
  • Museo del Bigallo

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