Best Accademia Gallery Guided Tour – 2024


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Skip-the-Line Accademia Gallery Guided Tour

Discover the second most visited museum in Florence with an expert tour guide. Over one hour, your guide will lead you through this famous museum, including the discovery of Michelangelo’s David.

Starting from the office, you will walk together with your guide along the path to the gallery entrance. Once there, you will enter through the priority entrance without waiting in long lines.

Once inside, you will retrace one of the places with the largest number of sculptures by Michelangelo in the world. You will come across a museum of musical instruments and the Sala dei Prigioni, which contains sculptures designed for Pope Julius II. Alongside your guide, you will enter from the priority entrance to the museum and enjoy a journey into the life of the genius of Michelangelo Buonarroti, discovering Renaissance sculptures. At the end of the tour with your guide, you can stay inside the museum to further appreciate the works and sculptures.

Accademia Gallery Guided Tour Highlights

  • Learn about the life and times of the great Michelangelo.
  • Enjoy a priority entrance with skip-the-line tickets.
  • See other works by Michelangelo, such as the unfinished “Prisoners.”
  • Explore Accademia Gallery and its fine collection of art and musical instruments.

Accademia Gallery Guided Tour
Tour Description

Immerse yourself in Florence’s famous Accademia. Take a tour of the gallery to encounter its outstanding collection of gothic and renaissance paintings and other artworks.

Learn about the artwork’s origins and the artists who created them, and uncover insights into the lives of history’s greatest artists. Marvel at the most famous statue on Earth, the David, and snap a photo for your holiday album.

Enjoy the luxury of the small group, which means your guide can personalize and customize the tour to suit your needs, giving you a better understanding of the artwork you’re most interested in.


  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Expert guide
  • Headsets and earphones
  • Free luggage deposit
  • Restroom


  • Passport or ID card

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A guided tour through the museum is the perfect way to see the museum without waiting in line.


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We bring you a few valuable pieces of helpful information before
any Accademia Gallery guided tours.

  • On the first Sunday of each month, entrance is free of charge, but as tickets can’t be reserved ahead of time, entry is not guaranteed.
  • Skip-the-line tickets with priority access are included!
  • Children aged six and younger can join the tour for free.
  • Printed or mobile vouchers are accepted.
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts.
  • This Accademia Tours has free cancellation and a full refund.
  • Pets and luggage or large bags are not allowed in the museum.

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  • Guided tour in a small group
  • Expert guide
  • Priority entrance with skip-the-line tickets
  • Museum tickets and reservations
  • Radios with headsets


Thanks to the Skip The Line tickets, you can enter the museum without having to queue: a not indifferent advantage, given that the Academy gallery is one of the most visited places in Florence.
At the entrance, you will meet the professional tourist guide who will accompany you for the duration of the guided tour: the best way to visit the museum and deepen the history and secrets of the works of art that are kept there.

Admire Michelangelo’s David, an authentic masterpiece of world sculpture

The most famous work inside the Academy Gallery is undoubtedly Michelangelo’s David. The sculpture is in the place of honor of the gallery, and it drives with its imaginative amount on visitors: it was transported here in 1873, and the room in which it is hosted was built specifically to place the statue best. Originally, the statue of David was placed in Piazza della Signoria.
In addition to David, the Academy gallery hosts two other masterpieces by Michelangelo: the prisons and San Matteo, both admirable during the guided tour.

Discover the other masterpieces of art preserved in the Accademy Gallery

During the visit, you can admire other works of art kept inside the Academy Gallery, less known but equally worthy of being visited. In addition to some sculptural groups, the museum houses a vast collection of paintings by Florentine authors active between the thirteenth and sixteenth centuries, as well as a significant catalog of Golden Pale and Gothic works.
At the end of the guided tour, you can stay inside the museum as long as you want. The access ticket also guarantees entry to the interesting musical instrument museum.