Uffizi Gallery is an art museum situated in the historic centre of Florence, Italy. The building that houses the museum was opened in 1581 and has since become one of the most recognisable and renowned art museums in the world. The galleries didn't open to the public till 1765. It holds in its collection, art that is considered as priceless. It hosts works of art by renowned Italian artists such as Botticelli, Giotto, Cimabue, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raffaello; which have made it one of the most visited museums in the world.
The art museum is around a 10-minute walk away from the main train station in Florence. The best way to get to the museum is by taking a bus, the C1, C3 and D buses all run close to the museum.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days a week, Sunday to Saturday 8.15am-6.50pm with Monday being the weekly day of closure. The price to enter the museum is set at 20 euros for adults with concession prices available for 18 to 25-year-olds; it is completely free for under 18s to enter. Audio guides are available at a small price.