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Take a look at Michelangelo’s unfinished San Matteo, a sculpture that he was commissioned to create before he left Florence for Rome. His Prigioni is located nearby, so wander over and gaze at the four unfinished sculptures of prisoners or slaves that seem to be trying to escape from the blocks of marble that encase them.
Impressive as they are, the Accademia Gallery’s unfinished sculptures pale in comparison to the museum’s main crowd-drawer: Michelangelo’s statue of David. Stand and look at the 17-foot (5.17-meter) marble statue of the biblical hero, marveling at the level of detail that the young Michelangelo put into the famously nude warrior.
Adjacent to the statue are rooms containing paintings by other famous Renaissance artists like Botticelli and Filippino Lippi, as well as artists from both the Middle Ages and 17th-century. Amble through a room containing 19th-century plaster sculptures and visit the on-site Museum of Musical Instruments, where an intriguing collection of stringed instruments are exhibited.
How long you spend inside the gallery is up to you; many visitors find that two hours is sufficient.
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Skip the Line: Florence Accademia Gallery Tickets, entrance at 10:15am
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Skip the Line: Florence Academia Gallery Tickets
- Entrance fee
- Skip-the-line ticket
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Please note: From April 2015, on the first Sunday of each month, entrance to the museums is free. Therefore, the listed price for these dates have been reduced
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Debra S, January 2017
Definitely worth the money! Without a 'skip the line' ticket we'd probably still be waiting to get in! Despite the crowd it was easy to find our contact, and when he saw how early we were he exchanged our ticket for one that was able to get us in right away. Unless you want to spend more time outside the building than in -- you need to Skip the Line!
Reviewed by: Patricia J M, January 2017
Skip the Line is the best way to do the Accademia, no long wait and you can spend the amount of time you want.