Guided tour

Accademia Gallery: Tour

Accademia Gallery: Tour

From US$ 37.82 per person

Enjoy skip-the-ticket-line access to one of Europe's most popular art museums. Join an expert art historian guide on a tour through the Accademia Gallery and see Michelangelo's David.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Duration options: 1 - 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Dutch, Japanese
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security.
  • Skip the ticket line to join a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery
  • Immerse yourself in the art and life of Michelangelo
  • See the statue of David, the highlight of the museum
  • Explore the various halls of the gallery and its vast collection with a guide
  • Explore lesser-known parts of this world-famous art museum
Full description

Join a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery and discover the most amazing artwork of the Renaissance, including the magnificent statue of David by Michelangelo.

After skipping the long ticket lines, you’ll enter the gallery and begin your experience with a visit to the Medici family’s collection of musical instruments. Admire the most expensive Stradivarius in the world, as well as other unique instruments.

Continue to see the Prisoners and San Matteo by Michelangelo, then marvel at the artist’s most iconic sculpture, David. Learn about this statue’s creation and the complex history of the piece of marble that Michelangelo used to sculpt his masterpiece.

Finally, see the plasters of Lorenzo Bartolini before ending your tour by taking in the beautiful collection of paintings by Lorenzo Monaco and other noteworthy artists from the 16th century. During your tour, you'll also discover lesser-known parts of this world-famous museum. 

  • Michelangelo's David entry ticket
  • Accademia Gallery visit
  • Michelangelo's David visit
  • Live tour guide

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    Meeting point

    A representative of Italy Pass Tours will be standing right across the entrance of the Accademia Gallery holding a sign with 'Italy Pass Tours' written on it. Show your voucher to redeem your ticket.

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    Marcello was a wonderful guide who really made Michelangelo come alive. We wished he could have stayed longer.

    September 25, 2022

    Definitely worth it! The one hour was very informative, well done and enjoyable. We very much appreciated our guide - she was patient, fun, knowledgeable and kept it interesting.

    July 6, 2022

    A definite must when visiting Florence

    July 1, 2022

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