Florentine Hours

Florence's sights keep tricky hours. Some are closed Wednesday, some Monday, some every other Monday. Quite a few shut their doors each day (or on most days) by 2 pm. Call ahead to confirm hours.

Here's a selection of major sights that might not be open when you'd expect . Be aware that hours may change. On the first Sunday of the month all state museums are free. That means that the Accademia and the Uffizi, among others, do not accept reservations.

The Accademia and the Uffizi are both closed Monday.

The Bargello closes at 1:50 pm, and is closed entirely on alternating Sundays and Mondays. However, it’s often open much later during high season and when there’s a special exhibition on.

The Battistero is open 8:15 to 10:15 and 11:15 until 8, Monday through Saturday, and Sunday from 8:30 to 2.

The Cappelle Medicee are closed alternating Sundays and Mondays (those Sundays and Mondays when the Bargello is open).

The Duomo closes at 5 daily except for Thursday when it closes at 4:30 and Saturday when it closes at 4:45. On Sunday it’s open only from 1:30 to 4:45. The dome of the Duomo is closed Sunday.

Museo di San Marco closes at 1:50 weekdays but stays open until 7 weekends—except for alternating Sundays and Mondays, when it's closed entirely.

Palazzo Medici-Riccardi is closed Wednesday.

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