Guided tour

Accademia Gallery: Tour

Accademia Gallery: Tour

From $37.58 per person

Enjoy skip-the-ticket-line access to one of Europe's most popular art museums. Join an expert art historian guide on a tour through the Accademia Gallery and see Michelangelo's David.

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Duration options: 1 - 3 hours
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  • Accademia Gallery guided tour
  • Access to Accademia Gallery
  • Access to Michelangelo's David
  • Live tour guide
    • Skip the ticket line to join a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery
    • Immerse yourself in the art and life of Michelangelo
    • See the statue of David, the highlight of the museum
    • Explore the various halls of the gallery and its vast collection with a guide
    • Explore lesser-known parts of this world-famous art museum
    Full description
    Join a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery and discover the most amazing artwork of the Renaissance, including the magnificent statue of David by Michelangelo. After skipping the long ticket lines, you’ll enter the gallery and begin your experience with a visit to the Medici family’s collection of musical instruments. See the most expensive Stradivarius in the world, as well as other unique instruments. Continue to see the Prisoners and San Matteo by Michelangelo, then admire the artist’s most iconic sculpture, David. Learn about this statue’s creation and the complex history of the piece of marble that Michelangelo used to sculpt his masterpiece. Finally, see the plasters of Lorenzo Bartolini before ending your tour by taking in the beautiful collection of paintings by Lorenzo Monaco and other artists of the 16th century.

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    Meeting point

    Palazzo Alfani, via Ricasoli, across the road from Accademia Gallery. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the tour.

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Smoking
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • All visitors must pass through airport-style security.
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    Overall rating

    4.5 / 5

    based on 1610 reviews

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    Leonardo, our guide, was absolutely amazing. Very knowledgeable!!

    Leonardo, our guide, was absolutely amazing. Very knowledgeable!! Our tour was great. The one critique I have is that it was very difficult to find our guide. The meeting point instructions are vague and we had to walk up and down the street several times before we could find our guide. The guides for "Get Your Guide" were not helpful at all as apparently our tour was handled through a third party. Once we found Leonardo everything was great.

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    June 12, 2019

    Very exciting and good guidance. We have learned a lot of new things. Thanks a lot!

    August 23, 2020

    Not so busy day at he academia, but worth every penny with our guide.

    February 22, 2020

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    VA ID: 395838