Silver Museum Tickets

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Category: Museum Tickets
Location: Florence, Italy
Rating: 4.0 / 5
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Visit the Silver Museum without queuing up!

Please note: the ticket for the Silver Museum includes also the entrance to the Boboli Garden.

With 3 simple steps you can buy tickets and visit the Silver Museum without standing in line.

With a few clicks you can see the precious Medici's Treasure (consisting of gems, cameos, silver, ivories, jewels...), housed in the beautiful rooms on the ground floor of the Pitti Palace.

Do not waste time during your holidays by standing in line. Buy tickets online through our safe and easy system and you will have immediate access to the masterpieces of Florence.

You can buy tickets for most Florentine museums at the same time. Do not waste your time, rely on us!

In our website you can find all the necessary information on how the system works, on the safety of transactions or simply on how to get more information on your past or future purchases.

IMPORTANT : If the time requested is not available, the museum will confirm a timetable different from the one you requested, but as close as possible to the one you requested.

What makes this Tour Unique?

  • See the precious Medici's Treasure
  • Admire vases in semi-precious stones and rock crystal, ambers, ivories and gems
  • Skip the line and don't waste your time
  • Stay in the museum how long you want

Reduced and free tickets

Reduced/Half Ticket:

  • European Community citizens between 18 and 25 years old (valid identity document needed at the entrance)
  • Teachers from EU public institutes (Città del Vaticano, Montecarlo, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Repubblica di San Marino, Lichtestein included) with proof of tenure.

Free Ticket:

  • Citizens under 18 years old (valid identity document needed at the entrance)

Service fees and eventual temporary exhibition fees are always due.

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Audioguides (not included)

Available in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Japanese.

Cost: individual € 6,00; double € 10,00. You can rent them on your own at the ticket office but they are not included in the ticket price.

Bookshop

There is one museum shop on the ground floor in the courtyard, where it is possible to buy guide books in various languages and objects inspired by works of the Museum.

Cloakroom

Visitors must hand in umbrellas, large bags and backpacks.

Café

There is a café on the ground floor in the courtyard.

Disabled Visitors

The museum is accessible for disabled persons excluding the rooms of the mezzanine.

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The Museum is located inside the Pitti Palace (Pitti Square n°1 - Florence).

Museum

The Silver Museum displays the Medici's Treasure, the jewels and the most precious objects once belonged to the Lords of Florence.

History

The museum, opened in the late 19th century, is located on the ground floor of the Pitti Palace, in the summer apartments of the Medici court, sumptuously decorated with baroque frescoes.

It shows the huge collection of precious objects once belonged to the Grand Dukes of Tuscany, with later additions coming from the ancient Gems' Cabinet of the Uffizi, from the collection of jewels belonged to Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici, from the Treasure of the prince-bishops of Salzburg and from the Treasure of San Lorenzo in Florence.

Collections

The core of the collection is a group of sixteen vases in semi-precious stones once belonged to Lorenzo the Magnificent, products of classical, Byzantine, Venetian and even Persian workshops, with gilded silver frames made by Florentine goldsmiths of the 15th entury.

The rooms on the ground floor house pieces of furniture in semi-precious stones, reliquaries, vases in semi-precious stones and rock crystal, ambers and ivories. The mezzanine rooms display silverware, cameos and above all jewels, as well as curious objects such as ostrich eggs, shells and coconuts.

Masterpieces

  • Vase in lapis-lazuli with gilded frame, by Bernardo Buontalenti, late 16th century
  • Small “Putto” on horseback, pearl, gold and enamels, Flemish Art, 16th century
  • Vase in red jasper, gilded and enamelled silver frame, Venetian and Florentine workshops, 13th-15th century
  • “Stipo di Alemagna” (German Cabinet), ebony and semi-precious stones, Hapsburg workshops, 1628
  • Ex-voto (votive offering) of Cosimo II, semi-precious stones inlay, 1617-24
  • Jade mask, Mexican Art, 3th-7th century
  • Neptune on a shell boat, gold and pearls, Florentine manufacture, 16th century
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29 May 2016
This is a huge garden/park so bring your comfy shoes. It's not as manicured as you might be led to believe, but the age and magnitude of it is amazing. Bring a snack and a couple of beers to picnic overlooking the city. It has a wonderful view!
29 May 2016
I imagined the gardens to be large but flat, wrong!!!! These gardens are built on the edge of a hill and a big one at that. From the entrance steps you just keep going up. There are different levels with beautiful views of the Pritti Palace, the city and surrounding areas. Sculptures fill most areas, surrounded by lush green lawns....
29 May 2016
Our hotel room opened to a courtyard and we could see Boboli Gardens over the rooftop on the opposite side, so almost from the moment we arrived in Florence, I knew it would be a beautiful place. I like arboretums, parks, etc..., so when I had a little free time before we left, I ventured the block or two over...
28 May 2016
Peaceful after the bustle. Mainly trees with one garden area. This is not a flower garden and in the main consists of walks among trees. Lovely views after a steep climb. Quite costly for what it us at € 10.
26 May 2016
These gardens were lovely. They aren't flower garden (nor are they marketed as that) but I would imagine you'd be disappointed if you were looking for bright colours as you won't find it here. However, they are still gorgeous. The path is steep and we had to follow the map to make sure we were going the right way, but...
23 May 2016
We visited the gardens twice in our stay in Florence, once from the Fort Belvedere entrance at the top of the hill and once from the Porta Romana entrance. As my partner is a wheelchair user, we both were able to enter for free, which is great! The slopes are a bit of a problem for wheelchair users, but there...
22 May 2016
We were a little surprised at the price of the tickets to enter the Boboli gardens - 10 euros per adult. But it was well worth it! A beautiful garden with statues, fountains and ponds. We combined it with a picnic and spent 2-3 hours walking around the garden and admiring all the magnificent views.
22 May 2016
I came here because of Dan Browns' Inferno which references these gardens quite a lot. They are indeed very beautiful! The views are spectacular and the fee is tiny. I only wondered around the gardens as had little interest in the 3 museums included in the ticket. At this time, the fountains are not functional which is a shame. Also,...
21 May 2016
It is a bit of a hidden gem and worth the fee. Spend a couple of hours or more wandering through gardens and see the costume exhibition in the house\palace. Exceptional period rooms to boot. For a bit of fun, Strike a pose besides the many garden statues
19 May 2016
The ticket to the gardens also gives access to other museums and gardens. It does take time to see it all. The gardens are reasonably well kept, but do not expect flowers. It's a nice walk around in good weather. Keep in mind that the gardens are open 7/7, but the Pitti palace next to them is closed on Mondays.
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