Museo dell’Opera del Duomo Florence
Find out the masterpieces of Arnolfo, Ghiberti, Donatello, Luca della Robbia, Antonio Pollaiolo, Verrocchio, Michelangelo
More than 750 works for 720 years of history in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo of Florence to visit in the north-eastern part of Piazza Duomo: the museum existed since 1891 and it collects all the works coming mainly from the splendid boxes of the Duomo, the Baptistery and the Giotto’s Bell Tower, while its rooms have known the best of Italian culture, also witnessing the birth of Michelangelo’s David.
Works at the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo of Florence
At the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Florence it is possible to admire various works by Donatello, such as the “Creation of Eve”, the “imberbe Prophet”, the “Prophetic Prophet”, “The little Prophet”, “The Sacrifice of Isaac”, “Cantoria”, “Jeremiah”, “Saint John the Evangelist”, “Zuccone”, and “Maddalena Penitente”. Nanni di Banco is represented with “The little Prophet” and “San Luca”, while Luca della Robbia delights us with “Cantoria”. The Museo dell’Opera also exhibits works by Antonio del Pollaiolo, such as “Cross of the Treasury of St. John” and “Parato di San Giovanni”. But the real masterpieces are represented by the original works of Lorenzo Ghiberti on the “Porta del Paradiso” of the Baptistery, the sculptures by Arnolfo di Cambio, the Cantorie of the Duomo by Donatello and Luca della Robbia, by the “Prophet Abacuc” and the “Maddalena Penitente” by Donatello, by the works of Andrea Pisano and by the “Pietà” by Michelangelo.
The Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Florence also has the relics of a finger of St. John the Baptist, a collection of sacred art and various Roman finds adopted in the construction of temples, bas-reliefs and sculptures.
Museo dell’Opera del Duomo Florence Opera Hours and Prices
The entrance ticket is €15,00 and allows access to the Brunelleschi’s Dome, the Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo.
The museum is open every day from 09:00 to 19:30 (hours and opening days may vary, so it is recommended that you always visit the official website of the monument to be updated).
The Museo dell’Opera del Duomo of Florence is located just a few meters away from the bed and breakfast Palazzo Ruspoli where you will find wide and welcoming rooms with parquet flooring and Wi-Fi, buffet breakfast and best rate available on this official website.