Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence

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Pay tribute to one of Italy's most renowned artists at Galleria dell'Accademia. Founded in the late 18th century as an art school, the museum features an extensive collection of Renaissance paintings and sculptures, most notably Michelangelo's "David" statue. Wander to the end of the main hall to admire the 6 m (20 ft) tall marble statue, as well as several other works by Michelangelo, or admire the beautiful Madonna and Child painting by Botticelli. The museum also features a collection of antique musical instruments. Plan your Galleria dell'Accademia visit and explore what else you can see and do in Florence using our Florence trip itinerary planning tool .
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  • I went to see David and I found beautiful sculptures and art pieces. I liked a lot and if you like art and want to worth a go.
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  • So blown away by the exhibition. The work these old masters produced are just mind boggling. The restoration work the staff have completed is exceptional. Tip: pre-book a ticket or face a wait in line...  more »
  • I bought tickets online for the gallery for a 5pm entry. I thought so late in the day wouldn't be too busy but was I wrong! The entry to the gallery is on a little back street and if it wasn't for the...  more »
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