Firenzecard, Museum Pass Florence

Like most large cities, Florence also has a museum card. This pass is called Firenzecard and gives free access to the most important museums of the city. With the Firenzecard+ you also have the right to free public transport. Both cards are valid for 72 hours from the moment they are used. The normal card costs 85 Euros for 2019 and the price of the Firenzecard + is 92 Euros.

Firenzecard Florence

What does the Firenzecard offer?

Firenzecard Florence 2019
Firenzecard 2019

The card is valid for a large number of museums and has the additional advantage that holders do not have to queue. (The latter does not apply to the Dome of the Cathedral, where a reservation is required. Sometimes it also does not apply to the Giotto’s Belltower, the Baptistery of Saint John, the Crypt of Santa Reparata and the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo.) Children under the age of 18 can enter with their parents.

Where to buy the Firenzecard

The card can be purchased online or at a number of points of sale in the city. If you choose the online method, you will receive a voucher that allows you to pick up the card at certain locations in Florence. You can also download the map, enter the code you get and obtain a digital version. When you pick up the card, you will need to show a valid ID.

The Firenzecard is not cheap. The normal card costs no less than 85 Euros and if you choose the “plus” version, there will be an additional 7 Euros. It is advisable to do some calculations before purchasing the card.

Points of sale Firenzecard florence

Cappella Brancacci – Piazza del Carmine, 14
Complesso di Santa Maria Novella – Piazza Stazione, 4
Galleria degli Uffizi – Door 2 – Piazzale degli Uffizi
Museo di Palazzo Vecchio – Piazza Signoria
Museo Nazionale del Bargello – Via del Proconsolo, 4
Museo Stefano Bardini – Via dei Renai, 37
Palazzo Pitti – Piazza Pitti, 1
Palazzo Strozzi – Piazza Strozzi
InfoPoint Turistico Stazione – Piazza Stazione, 4
InfoPoint Turistico Cavour – Via Cavour, 1r

Museums where the Firenzecard is valid

Museo di Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio Florence (courtyard)

The Palazzo Vecchio is the city’s town hall. Its interior is decorated by famous artists such as Vasari, Bronzino and Ghirlandaio. A highlight is the courtyard, which was frescoed by Vasari and designed by Michelozzo.

Galleria dell’Accademia

Galleria dell'Accademia Florence (Hall of the Colossus)

The Galleria dell’Accademia is one of the most important museums of Florence. This is mainly because it houses the original of Michelangelo’s “David”. Other highlights are a “Rape of the Sabines” plaster cast by Giambologna and a section dedicated to musical instruments.

National Archaeological Museum

Tne National Archaeological Museum boasts an interesting collection of Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian art. Highlight is the Chimera di Arezzo.

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