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Tickets for Accademia Gallery: Priority Entrance

Home of priceless masterpieces including Michelangelo’s David - and much more!

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  08:15 - 18:50
Tomorrow:  08:15 - 18:50
Sunday:  08:15 - 18:50
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  08:15 - 18:50
Wednesday:  08:15 - 18:50
Thursday:  08:15 - 18:50
Best time to visit
Between 09:00 and 15:00
Highlights
  • Skip the (really) lengthy ticket line and gain priority access to Florence's world-renowned Accademia Gallery
  • Marvel at Michelangelo’s iconic statue of David and his incomplete Slaves and St. Matthew
  • Enjoy beautiful paintings by Sandro Botticelli, Paolo Uccello, and Michelangelo’s teacher Domenico Ghirlandaio
Description

Get priority access to the Accademia and see Michelangelo’s David, one of the greatest masterpieces in the history of art. Get inspired by dozens of 15th-century paintings by the likes of Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, and Uccello in the ultimate celebration of Renaissance art.

Opened in the 1780s as a teaching facility for students at the Academy of Fine Arts, Florence’s Accademia is now synonymous with Michelangelo’s towering statue of David. Everything about this 5-meter (17-foot) piece of sculpture is super-sized – apart from one little detail which most men will find reassuring!

A supreme work of technical mastery and symbol of the struggles of the Florentine Republic against its bigger and nastier rivals, David encapsulates the spirit of the city itself. With this ticket you'll be able to bypass the lines that can stretch around the building and walk right in.

Other artworks to look out for include Michelangelo’s famously unfinished Slaves, a set of captive figures enslaved in marble; Giambologna’s original plaster cast for his terrifying Rape of the Sabina Women statue in Piazza della Signoria; and 15th-century paintings by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Uccello, and more!

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
Instant ticket delivery
Priority Entrance
What's included
  • Access to the gallery
  • Temporary exhibitions, when available
Instructions
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Ticket office
Via Ricasoli, 105, 50121, Florence
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Accademia Gallery
58/60,Via Ricasoli, 50122, Florence

Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at the ticket office across from the museum. Use the Priority Entrance for Reserved Ticket holders.

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Additional info

Closing starts at 18:40.

Getting There

Bus: 6, 14 or 23.

Insider tip

Michelangelo's David is what everybody comes here for. Notice how it's also quite distinct from a distance. That's because Michelangelo increased the dimensions of the hands, eyes, and eyebrows.

Paolo
Regional Manager
Reviews
Nov 14, 2018
Bought priority entrance tickets but really didnt need to. Possibly the busy season is over so think twice before you spend the extra $.
Enjoyed the museum tho.
Nov 11, 2018
I purchased these tickets the day we attended the museum. I thought that we weren’t going to be able to go because it was d out in the museums website
Nov 10, 2018
Trouble free entry and the statue of David is just as magnificent as I hoped it would be.
Nov 7, 2018
Very good. No problems.
Nov 4, 2018
Flawless entry. Thanks!
Nov 3, 2018
The crowd-cutting tickets were expensive but genuinely effective. We were inside the Academia 5 mn after arriving in the street.
Nov 2, 2018
It was very easy to purchase the ticket voucher online and exchanging the voucher for tickets was quick and easy the day we visited.
Nov 2, 2018
So simple.
Nov 1, 2018
Wonderful museum in a wonderful city!
Nov 1, 2018
Would highly recommend this site and this museum. The museum is gorgeous and the website was easy to use. We were trying to book tickets for awhile but each website was unsecured. We found this the night before we were arriving in Florence and it was great. No problems at all. Definitely worth it
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What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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