In this post, you will learn everything you need to know about Accademia Gallery tickets, including tickets price, how to book online, guided tours, and some useful travel tips.

Updated information about Accademia Gallery reopening after COVID-19 closure

We are happy to announce that the Accademia Gallery has reopened after several months of closure due to COVID-19.

Safety measures are in place to guarantee a safe visit. Temperature checks will be done at the entrance. Visitors on the premises will be required to follow the social distancing measures and wear a mask at all time.

Visit the Accademia Gallery in Florence – one of the most prestigious museums in the world. Compare all the deals and book your tickets online with confidence at the best price.

Enter the Accademia Gallery to admire with your own eyes Michelangelo’s David and some of the most famous artworks of which have marked mankind’s artistic innovation through the last centuries. This is a must-stop for anyone visiting Florence.

How much Accademia Gallery tickets cost?

Updated information about Accademia Gallery tickets after COVID-19 closure

The price of the tickets has been reduced; the prices below have been updated to the current ones. The number of visitors per day is limited to 50% of the maximum capacity. Therefore, it’s a good moment to visit the Accademia Gallery without crowds. Online booking is strongly recommended.

  • Standard tickets for the Accademia Gallery costs 8€ (+4€ for the obligatory reservation).
  • Discounted tickets* cost 2€ (+4€ for the obligatory reservation)
    *Discounted price applies for citizens of the EU aged between 18 and 25 years old and regular teachers in state schools.
  • Admission for the Accademia Gallery is free of charge on the first Sunday of every month.

Children under 18 years old enter the museum for free. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied.

If you wish to book an audioguide, it costs 6€ for a one-person device and 10 € for a two-person device.

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Should I book my ticket in advance?

Absolutely. The Accademia Gallery is the second most visited museum in Florence right after the Uffizi Gallery. Long waiting lines often form in front of the Accademia Gallery as visitors wait to enter and purchase their tickets.

By booking online your ticket, your entrance ticket will be reserved for you (in case it is sold out), you will skip the line and enter the gallery straight away.

Don’t worry if the tickets are sold out on your desired date, there are many other websites that sell tickets. When the official office doesn’t have any more tickets for the day, travel agencies are likely to still have some tickets available. Use TourScanner’s search and compare the prices of all the websites to book entrance tickets, guided visits or combo tickets including other attractions in Florence.

Are there any combined tickets?

Many travel agencies sell combined tickets. Take advantage of those combos to visit other unmissable attractions in Florence.

Discover the Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most famous museums in Italy. Every year, millions of travelers visit it to admire some of the most notorious artworks that have marked mankind’s artistic innovation throughout the centuries.

Accademia Gallery & Uffizi Gallery combined tickets

Climb to the top of the dome of Florence’s cathedral

Formally the “Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore”, Florence’s cathedral is a must-see attraction. Climb to the top of the Dome and get a stunning bird’s eye view of Florence.

Accademia Gallery & Duomo combined tickets

Visit the Santa Croce church

Santa Croce is a very famous church situated in Florence city center where many notorious Italians have been buried (Michelangelo, Machiavelli and Rossini to name a few). Its sculptures and the sheer size of the building itself are sure to impress you.

Accademia Gallery & Santa Croce combined tickets

Are guided tours worth it?

Absolutely. Here’s why:

  • Guided tours are easy to book and your tickets are reserved

Your entrance tickets will be booked in advance and ready, nothing for you to do but just show up.

  • Skip the line and don’t waste your precious holiday time

Jump the queue and enter the gallery straight away.

  • Focus on the most important masterpieces

With the vast amount of art to see in the Accademia Gallery, having a guided tour can help you to focus on the most important sections of the museum.

  • Ask questions

When you book a tour guide, there is someone to answer all your questions you may have. It is considerably nicer to have a knowledgable guide who can explain to you in detail just what you want to know.

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What time is best to visit the Accademia Gallery?

Plan to spend at least half a day (or even the whole day). The Accademia Gallery is huge, and the works displayed definitely deserve much more than a quick visit.

What are the opening hours?

The Accademia Gallery is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 8:15 am to 18:50 pm,

The entrance is allowed every 15 minutes.

The Accademia Gallery is closed every Monday, 1st January, 1st May and Christmas Day.

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