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Palazzo Pitti

For many years this magnificent building was the country palace of the Medici family. They bought it in 1549 and resided here until the last male Medici died in 1737. The palace then passed into the hands of the Austrian House of Lorraine. The Medici...

Museo Zoologico La Specola

The Museo Zoologico La Specola (La Specola Zoological Museum) houses the biggest zoological collection in all Italy. You'll find rooms full of insects, stuffed animals, fossils and minerals. The pieces are still exhibited in old wooden glass cabinets...

Museo Nazionale Alinari della Fotografia

This museum of photography has been founded in 1985 by an institution that wanted to preserve the works of the brothers Alinari. The roots of these pictures date back to 1839, when the brothers started to take pictures of the major Italian cities. Th...

Museo di San Marco

San Marco is Florence's most beautiful monastery. The immaculately restored former Dominican monastery lets you see how monks lived during the 15th and 16th centuries. It houses many excellent murals and other works of art, and you can also visit the...

Museo di Palazzo Davanzati

The antiquities museum, Museo della Casa Fiorentina Antica, is situated in the wonderful fourteenth century Palazzo Davanzati. The museum houses objects used by Florentines from the fourteenth until the eighteenth century, and gives a good idea of ho...

Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

With the impressive Duomo comes a museum that is well worth a visit: Museo dell'Opera del Duomo. This museum is the cathedral's old studio. Works of Michelangelo have their origins here. The PietÏ  can still be found in this museum and it has a speci...

Florence is de hoofdstad van Toscane in Italie

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