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THE OPERA DEL DUOMO MUSEUM GUIDED TOUR

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€ 12.00
VAT included
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Commentary :
English
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The "Opera del Duomo" Museum is home to a huge collection of 750 sublime works of art created over the centuries to decorate both the Interior and exterior of the Cathedral, the baptistery and the Bell Tower, all preserved in the Opera del Duomo and set in a huge, brand new breathtaking setting. An experience to thrill awaits you as you look upon the works of Michelangelo, Donatello, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Luca della Robbia, Andrea Verrocchio, Antonio Pollaiuolo, Andrea Pisano, Arnolfo di Cambio, Ghirlandaio and many others. Our tour begins in the great halls of a former theater, where you can also admire reproduction of the Facade of Santa Maria del Fiore life-size. We will then for several halls that host two of the most important masterpieces of the Museum: the sublime and moving Michelangelo's Pietà del Duomo and the excruciating Penitent Magdalene by Donatello. The tour continues on the first floor along a beautiful lighted Gallery and finally the incredible Hall of the Dome. The last leg of the tour is the Gallery of the silver altar that houses the altar of St John and the cross, which contains a fragment of the cross of Christ. Those who wish can climb on the roof terrace for closely observe the magnificent Brunelleschi Dome, preserving the unforgettable memory of an emotional experience in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world! At the end of the tour, feel free to stay in the Museum after that, just a few steps from piazza del Duomo, you'll be offered a delicious taste of Chianti wine and cheese nuggets with balsamic vinegar.
The ticket will be issued by our guide who will also give you access to the other monuments in the great Museum of the cathedral complex, which includes the Cathedral, the crypt and the baptistery, the crypt of Santa Reparata and Giotto's Bell Tower, to enjoy amazing views of the city. The ticket can be used within 72 hours.

 

Note:

  • For children under 17 years old may require proof of identity.
  • Show up at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of the tour
  • Meeting Point: Piazza del Duomo 9, Opera del Duomo Museum entrance
Features

 

Days Start Time Tour length Closing days Languages Meeting Point
From Monday to Friday 17:00 1:30 h 1st and 6th January, 9th -10th and 12th April, 24th June, 15th August, 1st November - 8th, 25th and 26th December and first tuesday of the month English Piazza del Duomo 9, Museum entrance
 
highlights
  • Discover with our guide a museum both modern and ancient
  • Admission to the Cathedral, crypt, the baptistery and the Bell Tower by Giotto included!
  • Wine tasting Chianti and chunks of cheese with balsamic included!
Included
  • Professional tour guide in the Museum dell'Opera del Duomo
  • Admission valid 72 hours for the Cathedral, the crypt, the baptistery and the Bell Tower by Giotto included!
  • Wine tasting Chianti and chunks of cheese with balsamic included!
Not included
  • Pick up service
Cancellation policy
Free cancellation until 1 day before the tour; 100% charged for cancellations effectuated the same day of the tour
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