The Uffizi


Piazzale degli Uffizi 6
50122 Florence

One of the most famous museums in the world, the Uffizi Gallery boasts exceptional collections of paintings and ancient sculptures. Among the paintings dating back to the 14th century and Renaissance period, plenty of masterpieces such as by Giotto, Simone Martini, Piero della Francesca, Beato Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Mantegna, Correggio, Leonardo, Raffaello, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, as well as by pre-eminent German, Dutch and Flemish painters. The invaluable collection of statues and busts adorning the corridors was gathered by the Medici family and is made up of Roman copies after lost Greek originals. Originally built to host the administrative offices of the Medici's government, today the Gallery is located on the last floor of the imposing building constructed between 1560 and 1580 after a design by Giorgio Vasari.

Opening hours

From Tuesday to Sunday: 8.15 am - 6.50 pm
Closed: on Mondays, 1 January, 1 May, 25 December
Closing starts from 6.35 pm
The ticket office closes at 6.05 pm

Each Tuesday from 6 June to 26 September 2017 the Uffizi will remain open until 9:50pm.  

Admission tickets

Regular price: € 8.00
Reduced price: € 4.00
Free admission

Free admission on the first Sunday of each month.

N.B.: In case of temporary exhibitions the ticket prices are subject to increases.

On the occasion of the current exhibition entitled "Leonardo da Vinci's Magic Cosmos: the Restored Adoration of the Magi", the prices are as follows:

Regular price: € 12.50 

Reduced price: € 6.25 

Free admission

From 5 July 2017 to 14 January 2018 a combo ticket is on sale too, which includes the entrance both to Palazzo Vecchio's Museum and to the Uffizi. For info and bookings call (+39) 055 294883 (Mon-Fri 8.30-18.30; Sat. 8.30-12.30).

Tickets can be purchased also online at the following web address:
The b-ticket website is the only official channel authorized by MIBACT (Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism) for selling tickets online for the Uffizi complex, Pitti Palace and Boboli Garden.
Bookings can be made by calling Firenze Musei at the following phone number: (+39) 055294883.
Reservation fee: € 4.00

Also discover the opportunities of FIRENZECARD: 72 museums for 72 hours at 72 euros. The card may be purchased at Door n. 2. For further information see the website

Audio Guides

Available in Italian, English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese.
Price: € 6.00 for one pair of earphones, € 10.00 for two pairs.


The museum hosts three bookshops: two at the entrance and one at the exit. One bookshop at the entrance is specialized in art history books. In the other two, in addition to multilingual guidebooks (Italian, English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese and Russian), Gallery-inspired gadgets are on sale.


Located on the same floor of the Gallery at the end of the tour, the cafeteria with restaurant service looks over a terrace with a beautiful view on the city.

Accessible toilets

The main toilets are located in the basement in front of the cloakroom. They are all accessible to visitors with disabilities. The way to these premises are plenty of steps: though a chairlift is available, visitors with ambulation impairments are recommended to use upstairs toilets, more easily accessible.

On the first floor is a toilette inside the temporary exhibit area, accessible only during the exhibit opening hours.  

Between the first and second floor, toilets are located on Natalini staircase’s mezzanine (a flight of stairs underneath the cafeteria) .

On the second floor, nearby Room 45, is a toilet accessible only to visitors with disabilites. Please ask the staff for the key.  

Toilets and Baby Areas

Between the first and second floor, toilets are located on Natalini staircase’s mezzanine (a flight of stairs underneath the cafeteria). Other two changing tables are located both in the Women's and in the Men's Toilets in the basement nearby the ticket office and the cloakroom.

At the cafeteria of the second floor there is a Baby Pit Stop, an area reserved for breastfeeding and the use of baby bottle hidden from view with a folding screen. 


It is free and close to the entrance Visitors are kindly asked to leave the following objects: umbrellas, cumbersome bags and backpacks.

Post office

At the exit of the Gallery