Florence by night: whens and hows

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Florence by night: the whens and hows of visiting the Florentine museums after dusk

Florence by night in summer: let’s discover together the whens and hows of visiting Florence Museums when the night enfolds the Cradle of Renaissance.

Florence by night: open museums, summer 2018

Many of the main Florence museums and some off – the – beaten – track venues have extraordinary evening / ight opening in summer.

Florence can be very warm in July and August: extending the opening time of the museums after dusk gives people an opportunity to enjoy the Florentine heritage ander a unique light and in a less crowded environment

Florence by night opening: what museums? When?

Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio current timetable (until September 30th, 2018) is: 9AM to 11PM. Shorter time on Thursday: 9AM to 2PM.

The Arnolfo Tower of Palazzo Vecchio (Torre di Arnolfo) has a shorter opening time: 9AM to 9PM, 9AM to 2PM on Thursday.


Longer opening time on Tuesday and Wednesday: 8.15AM to 10PM (but NOT on Tuesday August 14th and Wednesday 15th).

To spice the things up even more, the Uffizi Gallery added also a series of special events: “Uffizi Live” with music, ballet, theater. Until September 25th.

Galleria dell’Accademia

Longer opening time on Tuesday and Thursday: 8.15AM to 10PM. Until September 27th.

Palazzo Strozzi

Longer opening time on Tuesday and Thursday: 10 AM to 11PM.

More Florence by night museums

Museo Novecento, 11AM to 11PM until September 30th;

Cenacolo di Andrea del Sarto, Fridays until September 30th, 8PM to 11PM;

Bargello “special night”: only on Saturday September 22nd. Extended opening from 8.15AM to midnight. Read our post about Bargello here.

Plan your Florence by night experience with us!

Hi, it’s Paola, the It’s Florence! guide! I will be very happy to join you for a night at the museum(s) here in Florence. Just give me a holler, here or on Facebook!



By |2018-08-08T11:51:55+00:00August 8th, 2018|Florence events|0 Comments

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