Florence, May 11, 2022 – After a two-year break due to the pandemic, Saturday 14 May turn the Night of the Museums, an event that has been taking place simultaneously across Europe since 2005 and has around 3,000 museums in 30 countries. A nice opportunity to enter the cultural sites and admire the masterpieces at an unusual time like the night, and al symbolic price of only one euro. The museums are open here Tuscany.
For the symbolic price of one euro you can visit the Galleria degli Uffizi Gallery, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The Galleria dell“Academy it remains exceptionally open from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with the ticket office closing 30 minutes earlier. That San Marco Museum remains open from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m Archaeological Museum Doors open from 20 to 23 during the Bargello Museum until 10 p.m., ticket office closes one hour earlier.
For what concern National Archaeological Museum, the director and the curators of the Egyptian, Greek, Magna Graecia and Etruscan sections will answer all the questions and curiosities of the audience. And it will be possible to explore the museum through the book game adventures distributed at the entrance. In addition, educational material will be made available to young visitors as part of the Children’s Florence on Friday, May 13th and Saturday, May 14th during normal opening hours.
It is open for the night of the museums on Last Supper by Andrea del Sarto in Via di San Salvi from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; there Medici Villa of Petraia from 7.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. (last admission at 10 p.m.), with guided tours through the museum collections and the exhibition “The Model Room”. Sculptures restored by the Ginori Museum. “Doors open Medici Villa by Cerreto Guidi and at the Historical Museum of the Hunting and the Territory from 7.30pm to 10.30pm (last admission 10pm) On the occasion of the first centenary of the death of Stefano Bardini, a legendary figure nicknamed “Prince of the Antique Dealers”, the staff of the villa will make the substructures of the so-called “Medici Bridges” and accompany the public in the discovery of some important ancient finds of the classical period belonging to the collections of Stefano Bardini, acquired by the Italian State from 1996 .
The museums of Fiesole take part in the European Night of Museums with the extraordinary and free opening Archaeological Museum from 7pm to 11.30pm. At night the museum is illuminated with the event “Under a new light”, at 8.30 p.m. the results of the recent work that led to the construction of the new lighting system of the museum will be presented to the public with a guided tour that will allow you to see some finds in the light of re-reading details that are now more visible than ever. During the evening the guides at 7.15 p.m., 20. and 45. and at 10.00 p.m. you can deepen your knowledge of the museum and enjoy the special evening atmosphere of its rooms. Participation in the presentation and guided tours is free with reservation required. The spring initiatives for children and families are also continued at weekends with workshops and themed tours. Saturday 14 appointment with “It’s dark! Turn on the light “, which traces the history of an object as simple as it was fundamental in the daily life of the Romans, the lamp.
Open doors in Siena a Santa Maria della Scala and al civic museumfrom 21:00 to 24:00, last entry at 23:00 You can also visit the Exhibition dedicated to Federigo Tozzi with a reduced single ticket of 5 euros. Doors open at night National Picture Gallery from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., also at the symbolic price of one euro, where the “Voci in Pinacoteca” project will be inaugurated, thanks to which the paintings can be admired while listening to music and creative stories. There are also two live events with Accademia Minima at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
The doors open from 20:00 to 23:00 National Etruscan Museum of Chiusi. Necropolis of Poggio Renzo and Tomba del Colle.
Extraordinary opening at one euro per Mumecfrom 8.30pm to 11.30pm.
II Casa Vasari Museum is open from 20.00 to 23.00 with guided tours at 20.10, at 21.00, at 21.50 and at 22.30 with reservation required.
In the Basilica of San Francesco Guided tours of the Bacci Chapel with reservation required from 8pm to 10.30pm every half hour. It will be open until 11pm National Archaeological Museum “Gaio Cilnio Mecenate” and theRoman amphitheater, and at 8.15 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. there will be a visit to the restoration site of the frescoes depicting the stories of San Benedetto, which were detached from the monastery walls during the Second World War by the construction manager Paola Ilaria Mariotti. At 9.00 p.m. presentation of the book “A table with the Etruscans. A journey of discovery of the Rasenna through their relationship with food” Live music, ancient dances and tastings: reservations recommended.
In the province, the Night of the Museums also offers visitors the opportunity to discover the cultural and artistic wealth of the pearl of the Valdichiana: the Lucignano Museum that Church of San Francesco from 6.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. always at the symbolic price of 1 euro.
A Sansepolcro the appointment is at 9 a.mAboca Museum with the special initiative “Escape Aboca Museum” on the occasion of the “Night of the Museums”. It is an exclusive and dynamic visit that includes a paid team game: the caretaker closed the building without checking that all visitors really left. For teams
Even the Civic Museum of Lucignano offers extended opening hours for this occasion.
Advertisement Anghiari Doors open from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at mUseum for folk art and traditions of the Upper Tiber Valley, in the Palazzo Taglieschi in Piazza Mameli. An exceptional opening in consultation and simultaneously with the Museo della Battaglia and Anghiari with guided visits to the museum collections at 7.15pm, 10.10pm and 10.10pm.
In Pisa night opening, and free, for Egyptological Collections in Via San Frediano. Visitors can discover one of the richest collections of Egyptian finds in all of Tuscany. are provided guides at 9pm, 9.45pm and 10.15pm. Online booking is required. Free opening for Graphic Museum at Lungarno Galilei 9, exceptionally open until 10 p.m Gipsoteca of ancient art in piazza San Paolo all’Orto 20, is open until 11.30 p.m. and offers free guided tours of both the collections and the “Terra” exhibition.
The doors open from 20:00 to 23:00 National Museum of San Matteo (last entry at 10pm). It will be possible to visit the restoration laboratory of the table “Sant’Orsola that saves Pisa from the water”. On this occasion it will be possible to enter, in small groups, the museum laboratory where the restoration of the table “Sant’Orsola saving Pisa from the waters”, XIV century, is in progress.
A kicks it is exceptionally open from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m National Museum of the Monumental Charterhouseand at 7.30 p.m., at 8.30 p.m. and at 9.30 p.m. guided tours are scheduled in the suggestive environments, rich in art and history and home to the Carthusian Order from the fourteenth to the twentieth centuries, the great cloister, the monastic cells, the church, the numerous Chapels, the refectory and the chapter.
II Museum of the Ancient Ships of Pisa prepares to welcome visitors with aspecial opening on the occasion of “European Museum Night“. A new opportunity that will take place Saturday May 14thgive her 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m, to discover the rooms of the Medici Arsenale of Pisa, located on the Lungarno Ranieri Simonelli in an unprecedented setting. The initiative, which is taking place simultaneously across Europe, returns to Italy after a two-year break due to the pandemic provides evening admission at the symbolic price of one euro.
Longer opening around Factors Museum, exceptionally open from 7pm to 10pm with entry at the symbolic price of 1 euro and last entry at 9.30pm. To the city Museumopen from 20.00 to 22.00 and with reduced admission prices, theatrical readings are also planned on the mysteries of Vittore Grubicy De Dragon, whose exhibition is on-going.
II Textile Museum It is exceptionally open from 9pm to midnight and you can visit it for one euro. All the museums that are part of the PratoMusei network take part in the Night of Museums: the Center for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci, Diocesan Museums and Palazzo Pretorio.
doors open Medici Villa by Poggio a Caiano e Mortar Natural Museumand at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. guided visits by the staff on the history and the main historical-artistic aspects of the Medici Villa.
The night of the museums sticks to the Municipal Museums of Pistoia, with exceptional and free opening from 21 to 24, last entry at 23.30, and visitors can therefore take the opportunity to admire the exhibitions in progress. doors open Municipal Museum of Ancient Art at City Hall, al Museum of the Spedale del Ceppoal Museum of the twentieth century and contemporary of the Palazzo Fabroni.
A Monsummano Terme doors open to National Museum Casa Giusti from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with guided visit of the rooms of the museum, in Pistoia it can be visited the former church of the Tau simultaneously with a guided tour at 18.00 on the 14th century fresco cycle and the works of Marino Marini and also the Oratory of San Desiderio with guided tour at 7.30 p.m. to the fresco by Sebastiano Vini
They are open from 7.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m National Museum of Villa Guinigi that the National Museum of Palazzo Mansi.