Accademia Gallery Skip - the - line ticket - One hour with Michelangelo's David

Location: Florence, Italy
Tour code: FLRTWN-7




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The Accademia Gallery is the most popular museum in Florence. The famous Michelangelo's Statue of David was made between 1501- 1504 and restored in 2003-2004. This Accademia Gallery Tour will help you discover all the popular facts about this priceless work. There are usually long lines in front of Accademia which is why we recommend booking ahead. You will gain a reserved entrance and have more time to enjoy your visit inside the museum. 

Tour Highlights:

  • Accademia Gallery Tour - Skip-the-line ticket
  • Michelangelo's masterpiece David 
  • Learn about Italian Renaissance period

Entering with this Accademia Florence skip-the-line ticket you will have an opportunity to discover the original Michelangelo's masterpiece David that has become the symbol of Renaissance splendor. This astonishing Renaissance sculpture was created between 1501 and 1504. It represents the biblical hero David that killed Goliath, the story found in Book 1 Samuel.  Made of one single block of marble from the quarries in Carrara in Tuscany, one of the whitest in the world,  5.16 meters tall, David stands proudly welcoming millions of tourists every year. 

The Accademia Gallery was founded in 1784 by Pietro Leopoldo, Grand Duke of Tuscany. The original Statue of David stands here from 1873. It was brought here for reasons of conservation and the original idea was to greate Michelangelo museum to celebrate the fourth centenary of his birth. Today, Gallery has a very small collection of his work. As far as David is concerned, there is another replica in the Piazza della Signiora. 

If this tour and meeting with David are at the top of your bucket list, these are the official Accademia Florence hours

  • The Accademia is open from Tuesday to Sunday between 8:15 am – 6:50 pm.
  • Ticket office closes at 6:20 pm and museum starts closing down at 6:40 pm.
  • The museum is closed: every Monday, January 1, May 1, December 25.
  • Accademia Gallery entrance (skip the line)
  • English speaking licensed guide
  • Earphones for groups over 12 pax.
Additional info
  • Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accommodate them.
  • Big bags and liquid bottles will not be allowed inside the museums.
  • Even with the skip-the-line entrance, there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the museum. 
Departure description
Your voucher will contain details about tour operator who will give you all the necessary information about departure description. 
Departure point
Florence, Via de Lamberti
Return details
Returns to original departure point.
Tour language
  • English
  • Italian
Time From To
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Wednesday, October 31, 2018

No cancellation fee will be applied if you cancel at least 7 days in advance. Cancelling 3 to 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancelling 2 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.