Guided Visit: Florence Cathedral Restoration Workshop

A fascinating guided tour within the ancient workshop of the Duomo
Guided Visit: Florence Cathedral Restoration Workshop
From 41.66

See the masters at work!

Technical organization Opera di S. M. del Fiore di Firenze
Provided by Opera di S. M. del Fiore di Firenze

Overview

Join this fascinating guided tour through the ancient, but still active workshop of the Cathedral, where the greatest artists of the past worked, where Michelangelo carved the famous statue of David. See how dedicated craftsmen work with passion and professionalism to restore and maintain the great monumental and sculptural heritage of the Cathedral complex. These sculptors and stonemasons use the same tools as Michelangelo, dedicated to preserving not only the art but also the traditions of the trade. The tour includes a visit to the Baptistery and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore to appreciate the works in their context.

The ticket provides access to the entire monumental complex of the Cathedral of Florence, and is personal and non transferable.

 

Available: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

Times: 12:00 noon - 1:30pm

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Language: English

Meeting Point: 15 minutes before confirmed time at Centro Arte e Cultura, Piazza San Giovanni 7.

 

IMPORTANT WARNING! Access WILL NOT BE ALLOWED to those who present themselves without the CONFIRMATION VOUCHER sent by us one business day after the request. The copy of your order and confirmation of payment from the bank ARE NOT VALID for ticket pick-up.

 

IMPORTANT: CODE OF CONDUCT

The monumental complex of Santa Maria del Fiore is above all a place for prayer and worship. Visitors are therefore asked to respect some simple behavior rules in respect of the place and the persons. Your prepurchased tickets DOES NOT GUARANTEE access or permission to stay inside the monuments if the behavior rules are not respected, especially the dress code.

  • Please dress appropriately - bare legs and shoulders are not permitted (no shorts nor miniskirts), access will be denied
  • Please be quiet
  • Please turn your mobile phones off
  • Do not eat nor drink
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Works of art must not be touched
  • No smoking
  • Please don't use flash photography or tripod, please silence your photographic equipment

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The museum or attraction will automatically confirm the closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, if your preferred time is no longer available.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Tickets cannot be refunded unless the monument remains closed for unforeseen reasons during the whole period of validity of the ticket.

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Details

Join this fascinating guided tour through the ancient, but still active workshop of the Cathedral, where the greatest artists of the past worked, where Michelangelo carved the famous statue of David. See how dedicated craftsmen work with passion and professionalism to restore and maintain the great monumental and sculptural heritage of the Cathedral complex. These sculptors and stonemasons use the same tools as Michelangelo, dedicated to preserving not only the art but also the traditions of the trade. The tour includes a visit to the Baptistery and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore to appreciate the works in their context.

Prices

Only Full Price Tickets can be pre-purchased online.

Reduced price tickets are available for the following categories, ONLY AT THE TICKET OFFICE:

  • FAI members
  • Children from 6 to 11 years of age

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