Even More Museums in Florence

A list of unique museums in Florence – in a category of their own!

Museo dell’Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore

Piazza Duomo, 9
Phone:
055 2302885
Open: Mon – Sat, 9-7:30; 9:00-1:45 on Sundays, Nov 1st, Epiphany, December 8th and 26th
Closed: January 1st, Easter, September 8th, December 25th
Admission: €6

The museum holds important sculptures and decorative pieces removed from their original positions at the interior and exterior of the Duomo, the Baptistry, and Bell Tower. Artifacts and architectural models from the second and third century AD, up to Giotto, Brunelleschi, Andrea Pisano, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Michelangelo and more.

The Excavations of Santa Reparata

Piazza del Duomo, inside the Cathedral
Phone: 055 2302885

Open: Weekdays May, June, October, 10:00 – 15:30: July-September: 10:00 – 17:00: January-April, August, November, December: 10:00 – 16:30; Saturdays: 10:00 – 16:45
Closed: Sundays; January 1st and 6th; Holy Thursday, Friday and Saturday; Easter; June 24th; August 15th; September 8th; November 1st; Monday and Tuesday before Advent; December 25th and 26th

The remains of the most ancient cathedral of Florence (5th century). Roman and Paleochristian relics, sculptures and fresco fragments. The tomb of Brunelleschi, 1446, was found here.