You can find detailed information (in 5 languages) on Florence Civic Museums on the city’s official website.
Brancacci Chapel – Cappella Branacci
Piazza del Carmine
Phone: 055 238 2195
Open: Feriale (Chiuso il martedì): Mon-Sat, 10:00-17:00; Sunday and religious holidays: 13:00-17:00
Closed: Tuesdays, January 1st, Easter, May 1st, July 16th, August 15th, December 25th
Admission: €4 / €3 reduced
The church owes its fame to frescoes painted on three walls, at various stages, by Masolino, Masaccio, and Filippino Lippi. The scenes depict episodes of St.Peter’s life and the Original Sin.
Museo Stefano Bardini
Phone: 055 234 2427
Open: Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun 11:00-17:00
Closed: Tues-Thurs, January 1st, Easter, May 1st, August 15th, December 25th
Admission: €5 / €4 reduced
A collection of stone and marble works, tapestries, furnishings, sculptures, and paintings owned by antiquarian Stefano Bardini.
20th Century Collections – Collezioni del Novecento
Forte di Belvedere, via S.Leonardo, 1
Phone 39 055 2625961
Open: TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
A broad view of art from 1930-45, with paintings by Ottone Rosai, Carrà, De Pisis, Morandi, Guttuso…gathered by collector and patron, Alberto Della Ragione.
Museo di Palazzo Vecchio
Phone: 055 2768325
Open: Thursdays 9:00-14:00;
January 1, 14:00-19:00;
January 2-15, 9:00-Midnight, except Thursday;
January 16-31, 9:00-19:00, except Thursday;
February, 9:00-19:00, except Thursday;
February 12, 9:00-Midnight;
March, 9:00-19:00, except Thursday;
March 11 and 25, 9:00-Midnight:
April-September, 9:00-Midnight, except Thursday;
October, 9:00-19:00, except Thursday;
October 14, 27-31, 9:00-Midnight;
November, 9:00-19:00, except Thursday;
November 1-4 and 11, 9:00-Midnight;
December, 9:00-19:00, except Thursday;
December 7-9, 21-24, 26, 28-30, 9:00-Midnight
Closed: December 25th
Admission: €6 / €4.50 reduced
The 14th century Palace of the Priors, since enlarged, exhibits a complex and rich history from the Medieval to Renaissance Ages. It features: the Hall of the Lilies, the majestic Salone dei Cinquecento “Hall of Five Hundred,” the study of Francesco I, the apartments of Leone X, the Hall of Geographical Maps, the Chapels… and much more. In the ‘Children’s Museum‘ area, you can walk through secret passageways, conduct experiments, and simulate the Medicean Court assisted by guides and actors.
Museo e Chiostro di Santa Maria Novella – Museum and Cloister
Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 1
Phone: 055 282187
Open: Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun, 10:00-16:00; Weekday holidays, 9:00-14:00
Closed: January 1st, Easter, May 1st, December 25th
Admission: €2.70 / €2 reduced
The monumental complex is an extraordinary example of Italian Gothic architecture, featuring: frescoes of the Green Cloister, the large Spanish Chapel, the small Cloister of the Dead, the Strozzi Chapel (with works by Paolo Uccello, Orcagna and more), altar pieces, paintings, stained glass windows, reliquaries, gold work, sacred tapestries and more.
Museo Firenze Com’Era – Topographical Museum
Via dell’Oriuolo, 24
Open: TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC – Access for study and research can be made by calling 055 262 5961 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Works and documents illustrating the history of Florence from its birth to its run as the capital of Italy.
Fondazione Salvatore Romano
Piazza Santo Spirito, 29
Phone: 055 287043
Open: Mon, Sat, Sun, 10:00-16:00
Closed: January 1st, Easter, May 1st, August 15th, December 25th
Admission: €2.20 / €1.70 reduced
The museum is housed in an Augustinian friar convent next to Santo Spirito church. Built in fourteenth-century Gothic style, it features one of the largest fourteenth-century frescoes, by Andrea Orcagna, including remains of a Last Supper and Crucifixion. It is also home to works from ancient Rome to the seventeenth century, donated by collector and antiquarian, Salvatore Romano.
Museo del Bigallo
Piazza San Giovanni (opposite the Baptistry)
Phone 055 2302885
Open: Tues–Sun, 10:00–13:30, 15:00–18.30
Works, frescoes, paintings and sculptures from the 14th-16th centuries, offering testimony to the work of the Brotherhood of Bigallo (Compagnia del Bigallo), whose mission was to help Florence’s poor.