The Uffizi museum in Florence has been recently renovated, enlarged and refurbished to allow visitors to make the most of the museum spaces.
On the ground floor you can find the cloakroom where it is mandatory to leave bulky bags, suitcases and other objects not allowed in the exhibition halls such as umbrellas (except those that can be closed), backpacks. Small strollers are allowed.
It is not possible to consume food or drinks inside the Uffizi Gallery.
On the top floor, however, there is the cafeteria. This provides a bar and light lunch service that can be consumed both at the table and at the counter. It is also possible to consume at the tables of the splendid panoramic terrace overlooking Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria.
The paths inside the museum are equipped with lifts.
There are various rest areas, toilets, services for children (changing table and breastfeeding area).
Also inside the museum there are various bookshops for the purchase of catalogs and souvenirs.
Inside the Uffizi it is possible to take pictures, but the use of flash or professional equipment for photos or videos is not allowed unless previously authorized.
Animals are not allowed except those who carry out the service of guide or life-saving dogs.
Facilitated routes to the Uffizi
The Uffizi Gallery offers easy access for disabled visitors. By presenting the certificate of disability, you are entitled to free access to the museum, without queuing and without a reservation together with a companion who can enter for free as well.
Inside the museum, the standard route includes numerous flights of stairs to climb and descend, but it will always be possible to alternatively use lifts suitable for wheelchairs of various sizes. The museum is also equipped with toilets for the disabled. The exit for the disabled is available, but it is necessary to ask the assistance staff present in each room of the museum to be able to use it.
For visitors with visual disabilities, the Uffizi Museum has prepared a series of tactile supports for the most interesting pictorial works as well as the possibility of touching 16 works of classical sculpture in total autonomy.
The route for visitors with visual impairments is marked on a special map that can be requested at the entrance together with disposable gloves.
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The Uffizi Gallery houses the largest collection of paintings from Romanesque period to the 18th century. Nowadays the Uffizi still accommodates famous masterpieces exhibited in chronological order