Silver Museum Tickets

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Category: Museum Tickets
Location: Florence, Italy
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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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