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NEW: MUSEO DE‘ MEDICI - The Medici dynasty Museum

Visit the MUSEO DE' MEDICI to learn about the history of the Medici family.


The Florentine museum develops on the noble floor of an ancient palace which was confiscated from the Taddei family in the middle of the 16th century by Cosimo I de' Medici to be donated to the secret counselor Sforza Almeni. Not only Cosimo I and Eleonora di Toledo walked in these rooms, but also artists such as Bartolomeo Ammannati and Giorgio Vasari, commissioned to decorate the palace by Sforza Almeni who, after having received so much wealth from the Grand Duke, was tragically strangled by him.

Opening Hours: 

Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm

Wednesday: 2 pm - 6 pm 

Thursday: 10 am - 2 pm

closed: Tuesday

Admission fees:

1) 0 to 6 years: free of charge 

2) 7 to 25 years: €5,00 

3) from 26 years: €9,00 

Admission to the Museo de' Michi is already included in your Florence City Pass.

Palazzo di Sforza Almeni
Via dei Servi 12 

50122 Florence 

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Only 5 minutes walk from the Florentine dome.

The Florentine museum tells the story of the dynasty by thematic rooms, periodic art exhibitions, events and a specialist bookshop.

A short list of some attractions you will find in the Musuem:

  • a real portrait of the Medici family 
  • famous battle of Anghiari

  • valuable collection of original coins

  • music that accompanied the life of the Medici from before the Florentine invention of the Opera to that of the piano

  • clothing of the Medici princesses

  • collection of stuffed animals

  • original document of the Pope

  • scientific academy (followers of Galileo Galilei)

  •  basement with the favourite wines of the Medici

You will find more details on the website www.museodemedici.com

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