Accademia Gallery David Tickets

Take a close look at Michelangelo’s David without waiting in long queues – Accademia Skip The Line Entry

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What’s included

  • Priority entrance to Accademia Gallery
  • Access to Michelangelo’s David
  • Access to permanent exhibitions
  • Access to temporary exhibitions (when available)

Highlights & Description

Discover Michelangelo’s world-famous David statue

Take advantage of priority entrance by skipping a few hours in line to buy tickets

Discover the many treasures that await you inside the museum as you explore at your pace

Florence draws in people from all corners of the world who come to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the statue of David. This iconic sculpture is celebrated as one of the most globally recognized symbols, capturing the vitality and elegance of youth during the Renaissance period.

To explore the Michelangelo Buonarotti Museum, guests can easily purchase their tickets through the company representative on-site.

Reschedule and cancellation policy

  • Cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit and get a full refund. Select a refundable ticket during checkout
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

For a more enjoyable visit to the Accademia Gallery, it’s advisable to plan your trip during the early morning hours (before 11:00) or in the late afternoon (after 17:00) to steer clear of the crowds. Keep in mind that the Accademia Gallery remains closed on Mondays!

Accademia Gallery David Tickets – Important information

  • Because of the peak season and increased demand, the waiting time to enter the museum may extend to about 15-20 minutes.
  • All visitors must pass through a security metal detector.
  • In order to receive the reduced ticket, people aged 7-18 must show a photo ID with their date of birth. They will have to pay the full cost of an adult ticket without an ID.
  • It will not be possible to use this ticket after 45 minutes from the reserved entrance time.

Ticket price includes a supplement to raise funds for the emergency situation caused by the floods in Emilia Romagna as decided by Italian Government until 15 December 2023

A bit of history about the Accademia Gallery

The Accademia Gallery Florence is a popular destination for any traveler exploring Florence, and the reason is genuinely exquisite: Michelangelo’s David. This Renaissance masterpiece, renowned for its remarkable details, from David’s sinewy arms to his penetrating gaze, justifies the occasional wait in line.

Crafted from a single block of marble from the Carrara region in Tuscany, Michelangelo’s heroic David symbolized Florentine strength, liberty, and sovereignty, particularly during the 16th century when the Medici family posed a threat. Initially displayed in a public square outside the Palazzo Vecchio, it was relocated to the Accademia Gallery to protect it from the elements.

In addition to this iconic piece, the gallery boasts another formidable work by Michelangelo known as the Prigioni (or ‘Prisoners’), also called Slaves. Initially commissioned for Pope Julius’s tomb, these sculptures depict four captives struggling to break free from their marble confinement—a subject often interpreted as a metaphor for humanity’s struggle against the constraints of the material world.

Moreover, the Accademia museum houses an impressive collection of artworks by renowned artists like Sandro Botticelli, Giambologna, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Andrea Orcagna, and other famous figures from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and early 17th century.

Accademia Gallery David Tickets
Accademia Gallery David Tickets

Opening times

  • 8.15 am-6.50pm Tuesday to Sunday
  • CLOSED 25 December, 1 January, 1 May
  • FREE on the first Sunday of each month

Getting there

  • By train
  • Firenze SMN
  • By bus – 14, 23

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Accademia Gallery Map and Location

Address : Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129 Firenze FI

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Frequently Asked Questions About Accademia Gallery David Tickets

how much are tickets to accademia gallery ?

The regular ticket price for the Accademia Gallery is 16 euros. Reduced price for EU citizens (18-25): 2 euros. Under 18 years old, entrance is FREE.

how long to visit accademia gallery florence ?

We recommend setting aside about 1-2 hours. The Accademia Gallery is a miniature museum, and some visitors will not need more than thirty minutes to explore; anyway, those looking for a more in-depth experience will require more time.

what to see at accademia gallery ?

Michelangelo’s David, Rape of the Sabines – By Giambologna, Coronation of the Virgin – By Jacopo di Cione, Prisoners or Slaves – By Michelangelo, Tree of Life – Pacino di Bonaguida, Cassone Adimari – Lo Scheggia, Plaster Casts by Lorenzo Bartolini – Lorenzo Bartolini.

where to buy Accademia Gallery David Tickets?

You can buy Accademia Gallery David tickets at the door, and you must enter the gallery before the ticket office closes at 6.20 pm. You usually have to wait in a long queue to purchase tickets. You can also buy tickets on the Accademia Gallery’s official website.

Museum Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 8:15 am to 6:50 pm (Closed on Mondays)

how do i get tickets to galleria dell accademia?

The Accademia Gallery, the second most renowned museum in Florence, is relatively compact compared to the expansive Uffizi Gallery. Tickets for this attraction tend to sell out rapidly. However, the Accademia Gallery often offers unavailable last-minute tickets on the official website, but you can acquire them through authorized ticket vendors such as Get Your Guide.

Accademia gallery dress code?

The Accademia Gallery or Galleria dell’Accademia museum has no specific dress code. Nevertheless, it’s advisable to dress conservatively to visit a cathedral, like the Duomo, following your museum excursion. Italian churches uphold a strict modesty dress code.

best time to visit accademia gallery?

The optimal moments to explore the Accademia Gallery are on weekdays during its opening hours at 08:15 a.m. or in the late afternoon after 5 p.m. when the crowds tend to diminish. Consider purchasing a skip-the-line ticket online through Get Your Guide to avoid long lines.