Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, Florence

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View some of Florence's most treasured sculptures at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore on the Piazza del Duomo. The extensive collection primarily contains pieces moved from the city's cathedral for restoration and protection. You can view Michelangelo's second "Pieta," a revision of his earlier work. You can also admire sculptures by Donatello and Ghiberti. Guided tours are available in English. Book ahead of time to ensure a spot. Our Florence trip planner makes visiting Florence and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We started at the top floor and walked down. The models and paintings of the proposals for the redesigns of the facade were fascinating. Great technology used from ticketing process to an ap for the.....  more »
  • The ticket to the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo is a combined ticket that also gets you into the cathedral and the baptisery. The museum is so well organized. In it are the original bronze doors for...  more »
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  • History, faith and art!! All here. Really though: what's not to love!!!! It's the only museum in the heart of Firenze!! I enjoy walking here at night. It looks surreally beautiful! Out of this world renaissance beauty!!MichaelAngelo, Paolo!! The bell tower!! That view from up above!!! Museum!! Baptism!! It's magnificent from both inside and out!
  • Interesting rabbit warren filled with items. Lovely 'Touchable' replicas of some of the main exhibits (take care not to touch the wrong things) & fascinating details about the dome, including Brunelleschi's death mask. Pieta & Penitent Magdalena on ground floor Room 10. Plenty of clean toilets. Only downside is the lack of information about the pieces etc. We enjoyed our couple of hours there & 10 year old quite happy too.
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