Uffizi reopens with fourteen new rooms

Uffizi Galleries reopen to the public: Boboli Gardens on April 27, Uffizi and Pitti Palace on May 4.

The Uffizi Galleries reopen to the public: it will start April 27 with the Boboli Gardens, while the Uffizi and Pitti Palace will have to wait until Tuesday, May 4. The Uffizi will also open with new features: fourteen new rooms dedicated to 16th-century Florentine, Roman and Emilian painting.

The Medici Park will be accessible from 8:15 a.m. from the Pitti Palace entrance. It will be open every day of the week, Monday through Sunday (except the first and last Monday of the month) from 8:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (last entrance at 5:30 p.m.). In compliance with regulations, Grotta Grande and the Porcelain Museum will remain closed. The Upper Botany, with its treasure trove of aquatic plants, will be open every morning Monday through Friday co hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Uffizi Gallery will reopen with hours from 8:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., with last admission allowed one hour before closing. Director Eike Schmidt himself will open the museum’s door. The tour route has now been expanded with fourteen new rooms on the second floor devoted to 16th-century Florentine and Roman painting. Also accessible on the mezzanine floor will be an exhibition of Roman sculpture devoted to the figure of women in the imperial age-empresses , matrons, freedwomen-extended until June 13, 2021. In contrast, the Dante-themed contemporary art exhibition In-Versi with works by Giuseppe Penone will start on June 29, 2021.

Palatina Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art and Treasure of the Grand Dukes will reopen on May 4 from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. In the Palatina Gallery, the exhibition Leo X Returns to Florence, dedicated to Raphael’s masterpiece in the Sala delle Nicchie will be open until June 27, 2021.

To access all spaces of the Uffizi Galleries it will be necessary to respect all anti-Covid measures: body temperature measurement, mask during the entire stay, interpersonal distance of at least 1.80 meters. For weekend access, reservations must be made one day in advance of the visit.

For all info https://www.uffizi.it/biglietti or call 055294883.

Uffizi reopens with fourteen new rooms
Uffizi reopens with fourteen new rooms

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