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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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Semi-Private Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line
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Semi-Private Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line
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$51.53 per adult
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Great Guide!
Our tour guide Annette was so wonderful! She was knowledgeable and funny and efficient at getting us through the crowds while still getting to see so much.
Susie_K, May 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Florence

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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.
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Costanza, our tour guide, was terrific! We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. She took excellent care of us. Well worth it!
MARY_W, May 2022
Last Minute Uffizi Gallery Tour
We had a wonderful tour of the Uffizi gallery. Costanza, are tour guide,, was excellent. I can highly recommend this tour. Well worth the money.
star-5
Outstanding Experience
John_F, May 2022
Uffizi Gallery - Semi Private Tour
Thomas was a wonderful host sharing his immense knowledge. Very good experience. Would be a staple for any visit.
star-5
Amazing well worth it!
SimoneH, May 2022
Skip the line: Uffizi and Accademia small group hidden street walking tour
The tour is great and Letitia (sorry if spelt wrong) was fantastic! Everything was on time and well organised. The tour guide letitia was very friendly, knowledgeable, funny and so helpful. Thank you for an amazing tour I'd happily book with you again! x
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Our guide was very...
Patrick_M, May 2022
Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour with Guide
Our guide was very informative and funny. A native Florentine named Antonio. I wish we had more time with him. He knew his stuff!
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Incredible art with incredible guide
Glenn_N, May 2022
Early Access: Guided Uffizi Gallery Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket
Uffizi is rated one of the ten most important art museums of the world! So please use a tour for your first visit so that you will better understand what you are seeing. We were very pleased with our informative guide from Viator.
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Kathy_P, May 2022
Skip the line: Uffizi and Accademia small group hidden street walking tour
Cosetta was our guide, and having been to Florence several times I was very pleased to find someone who showed and told me new things! I enjoyed and learned from this tour!
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Great tour! We recommend it for friends and family!
Ekaterina_U, May 2022
Uffizi Gallery Small Group Tour with Guide
Irina was an amazing guide that brought paintings and artists back to life. Her stories not only included a timeline of how art evolved but also how the Medici made Florence into one of the most flourishing cultural cities of Europe. We are very happy with the tour!
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This tour is a no brainer
Mackensie_V, May 2022
Florence in a Day: Michelangelo's David, Uffizi and Guided City Walking Tour
Kiara was our tour guide. She was knowledgeable as well as friendly and charismatic. Sometimes you get a tour guide that knows a lot but is boring as heck....This was not Kiara. She was delightful. She knew so much about the area, the art, the history and the buildings. I honestly am NOT an art person. I went on this tour because my husband drug me along. I found myself really enjoying it and I am so glad he insisted we go.
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Highly recommend.
Howard_c, May 2022
Combo Tour small group - Uffizi, Accademia Gallery & Walktour
Great guides especially Monica. Very knowledgeable. Skipped long lines. Highly recommend this tour. Very good value.
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Excellent tour
Alexandra_I, May 2022
Uffizi Gallery: skip the line tickets
It was not “skip the line” - the guide has the ticket and you queue with the groups. BUT I was delighted not to have to navigate buying tickets. I arrived 2 minutes early and the guide was already on the phone calling me to check where I was. She came to find me which was nice. The guide Vittoria was excellent and spoke good English. It was a great tour showing us the most important works in a small group. I definitely recommend.
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Awesome Experience with engaging Guide
Tatjana_M, May 2022
Combo Skip The Line - Uffizi Gallery And Accademia Gallery Tour
Our guide was very helpful and knowledgeable about all aspects of our tour. She was very open to questions and was very accommodating. Awesome experience!

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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