Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you skip the line at the Uffizi Gallery?

Purchasing a skip-the-line ticket at Uffizi Gallery will allow you to skip the line.

Are Uffizi Gallery Skip The Line tickets worth it?

Due to the long wait times at Uffizi Gallery, Skip The Line tickets are a great option.

How do I get tickets to skip the line at Uffizi Gallery?

You can purchase Skip the Line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery online here

Should I buy Uffizi tickets in advance?

Purchasing your tickets in advance is always a good idea. Reservations must be made at least one day in advance on Saturdays and holidays.

How long are the queues at the Uffizi Gallery?

There can be very long queues at the Uffizi Gallery. During busy times, you may have to wait for more than two hours.

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Are there any special openings?

The Uffizi Galleries may observe different opening hours in the case of special events or periods during the year.

Are there any security checks in place?

Visitors will be asked to show their Green Pass upon entry. A metal detector is also installed on the premises. Please do not enter with bulky luggage and/or long umbrellas.

Is a cloakroom service available?

Visitors are welcome to use our free cloakroom service on the ground floor, for storage of bulky items during their stay (maximum size 40 x 40 x 50cm).

Can I take photos of artworks?

Within our buildings visitors are permitted to take amateur photos and videos for personal or research purposes. The use of flash, stands, tripods or selfie sticks is prohibited.

Do the Uffizi Galleries offer guided tours?

The Uffizi Galleries do not provide guided tours of the permanent collections.

How do I access the Uffizi Library?

The Uffizi Library, founded in the second half of the 18th century by Grand Duke Pietro Leopoldo, today houses 78,600 volumes.Access is restricted to certain types of scholars only.

What rules are visitors expected to comply with at the Uffizi Galleries?

The museum is an institutional building: appropriate conduct and respect for other visitors is expected.

In addition, visitors must follow museum signage and the indications of the hall staff. It is mandatory to turn off or mute mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, to keep a moderate tone of voice and to wear appropriate clothing.

The following is strictly prohibited:

  • Touching or damaging the artworks in any way;
  • Consuming food and beverages in exhibition areas;
  • Smoking, including electronic cigarettes;
  • Using selfie sticks, stands, tripods or trekking poles;
  • Taking photos with flash;
  • Entering the building with knives, metal tools or weapons of any kind;
  • Entering the building with pets, with the exception of guide dogs;
  • Entering the building with liquids in quantities greater than half a litre;
  • Running;
  • Defacing walls or littering.

How does the audioguide rental service work?

Audio and video guides are a non-bookable paid service available to rent by visitors with an original valid ID document.

At the Uffizi Galleries visitors will find audio guides immediately after entering the museum, priced at €6.00. The audio guides are available in Italian, English, French, Spanish, German, Polish, Russian and Japanese. The audio guide rental service closes at 5.00pm.

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