Museo dell’Opera del Duomo

florence, italy

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Museo dell’Opera del Duomo

florence, italy

Famous for: Art Galleries, Museums, Architecture
At Museo dell’Opera del Duomo you can explore the world’s largest concentration of Florentine monumental Renaissance sculptures. Art enthusiasts must visit. This is the place where Michelangelo sculpted his world-famous David.
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event_available When to visit: january - december
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09:00 - 19:00 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 2 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: € 18
info Tips: Ticket price is combined for Baptistery of San Giovanni, Santa Reparata, Giotto's Bell Tower, Brunelleschi's Dome and the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
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Museo dell’Opera del Duomo is the building where Michelangelo sculpted his world-famous David and is now a Museum of the Works of the Cathedral di Santa Maria del Fiore. The museum possesses the world’s largest concentration of Florentine monumental Renaissance sculptures. 
The original works of Florence Cathedral are actually housed by Museo di San Marco.
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Famous works at Museo dell’Opera del Duomo
- Salone del Paradiso: in english known as Hall of Paradise. Highlight is Lorenzo Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise
- The Pietà by Michelangelo: an unfinished masterpiece, Michelangelo’s tool marks can be seen
- Penitent Magdalene by Donatello: Made of wood, Mary Magdalene is wrapped in her own hair. This piece depicts seclusion and penitence of Mary Magdalene
- Reliquary Chapel: An octagonal chapel, displays 600 relics
- The 19th century facade: Facade of the museum was actually built in 19th century after unification of Italy

Contact

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Location

9 Piazza del Duomo Firenze Firenze Città Metropolitana di Firenze Toscana Italy 50122
City center: Florence
Nearest airport: Florence Airport, Peretola

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