Virtual Museums in Florence
During this period, in which it is necessary to stay home for the good of all, digital technology comes to the rescue with the power to safely transport you to the museums of Florence. The Virtual Museums of Florence found online give us the opportunity to discover some of the world’s greatest masterpieces and will make you want to visit Florence in person as soon as possible.
Virtual Uffizi. The most famous museum in Florence, and one of the top museums in the world, is certainly the Uffizi, with galleries that have gathered an infinite number of Italian masterpieces. The Uffizi has created an online virtual museum so visitors can get an up-close view of its masterpieces, with insights offered by the staff. One of the greatest highlights is none other than Botticelli's Primavera: https://www.uffizi.it/mostre-virtuali
Palazzo Vecchio. The Palazzo Vecchio Museum in Piazza della Signoria opens its virtual doors thanks to the Google Cultural Institute Art Project, allowing you to discover the history and masterpieces found throughout the rooms of the ancient palace. Among them are paintings by Vasari and Bronzino, two of the greatest artists of the Florentine Renaissance: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/palazzo-vecchio-museum
Galileo Museum. The Galileo Museum is Florence’s History of Science Museum. The only one of its kind in the world, this unique museum collects scientific instruments made from the 16th century onwards. The museum is the result of collections started by the Medici and Lorena family, lords and princes of Florence, which can all be discovered and appreciated online thanks to videos with narrators providing insights to the collections: https://catalogo.museogalileo.it/