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View some of Florence's most treasured sculptures at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore on the Piazza del Duomo. The extensive collection primarily contains pieces moved from the city's cathedral for restoration and protection. You can view Michelangelo's second "Pieta," a revision of his earlier work. You can also admire sculptures by Donatello and Ghiberti. Guided tours are available in English. Book ahead of time to ensure a spot. Our Florence trip planner makes visiting Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore and other Florence attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Tours To Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore
Skip-the-Line Florence Duomo with Brunelleschi's Dome Climb BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $85
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
David and Duomo Tour: Early Accademia and Skip-the-Line Dome Climb BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $130
Duration: 3 hours
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore Reviews
We visited the Duomo museum because it was included in the combination ticket for the Duomo. Our expectations weren't very high as the outside of the museum didn't look much. However once we got... more »
I visited the "old" Museo dell'Duomo many times. In fact, it was my favorite museum in Florence. It's quite different, and many beloved pieces, including Donatello's David, are elsewhere. Very... more »
History, faith and art!! All here. Really though: what's not to love!!!! It's the only museum in the heart of Firenze!! I enjoy walking here at night. It looks surreally beautiful! Out of this world renaissance beauty!!MichaelAngelo, Paolo!! The bell tower!! That view from up above!!! Museum!! Baptism!! It's magnificent from both inside and out!
Interesting rabbit warren filled with items. Lovely 'Touchable' replicas of some of the main exhibits (take care not to touch the wrong things) & fascinating details about the dome, including Brunelleschi's death mask. Pieta & Penitent Magdalena on ground floor Room 10. Plenty of clean toilets. Only downside is the lack of information about the pieces etc. We enjoyed our couple of hours there & 10 year old quite happy too.
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