Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

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World heritage site · Government Building · Hidden Gem · Art Museum
Housed in the Palazzo del Podestà, Museo Nazionale del Bargello features a splendid collection of Italian renaissance sculptures. Admire masterpieces such as Donatello's "David and St. George Tabernacle," Michelangelo's "Brutus," and Cellini's bronze bust of Cosimo. Don't miss the small assortment of Baroque works, including Bernini's bust of his lover Costanza Bonareli. The palace also displays ceramics, tapestries, armor, furniture, and old coins. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Museo Nazionale del Bargello and many more Florence attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Florence tour itinerary builder site.
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  • This is a small museum that's easily visited in about 2 hours. It's great to visit on a nice day as there's a beautiful open courtyard with some of their best masterpieces. Also, tickets are...  more »
  • Loved this. We had to see another statue of David. Can’t get enough of him! Donatello’s David is a must see when visiting for sure.  more »
  • Not as big as I thought it would be, but the displays are beautiful. It’s a beautiful museum with a reverent atmosphere. The most famous statue you’ll see here is the David by Donatello. It’s a quick trip, and definitely worth your time.
  • Nice museum in the heart of the town. Not as overwhelming as the Ufizzi, but some great stuff all the same. Like a lot of Florence, you need to like your religious art....

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