Nice to see that an old prison can be restored to a more interesting use . Great statues and artwork
About Museo Nazionale del Bargello
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Most tourists hit the Uffici and the Accademia, but many skip the Bargello. Don't skip it. Wonerful Donatellos, inclding a ve3r different David than Michaelangelo's.
While staying in Fireneze, and like the sculptures the museum is an absolute must. Go and visit! Watch the Bacchus of Michelangelo, which is a miracle :)
If the Uffizi crowds exhaust you, head over to the Bargello where some supreme sculpture is set alongside a surprisingly rich selection of decorative objects, from ivory to armour. There are important works here form Donatello, Bellini and Michelangelo, among others, making this well worth...More
Some really interesting sculptures to see in this museum located in the former prison. Less crowded than some other venues and no pre-booking required.
When planning our visit to Florence, my wife insisted in including the Bargello in our list. I cannot thank her enough. It does not have a big collection, but it certainly has a very important one. Some beautiful masterpieces from Michelangelo - like the unbelievable...More
This is not your typical white-walled collection. Old, old treasures, many astonishing, some over 800 years old in a great old stone-walled building. Artworks both beutiful and famous. Incredibly detailed miniatures and more in a spacious setting. What I liked best was that much of...More
We visited this beautiful and historic building and thoroughly enjoyed the museum. Main plaques have both English and Italian. Small labels are Italian only (Thanks God for google translate!) Like most museums we visited in Rime and Florence they have done a good job with...More
Arrived at opening with reserved tickets and enjoyed viewing without the crowds.The sculptures are lovely and the pottery amazing. The history of the building is as fascinating as the variety of art it houses.