Free Entrance for Women to Civic Museums in Florence for Festa della Donna (International Women’s Day): March 8


To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8 — or Festa della Donna as it is known in Italy — in Florence the Mimosa flower symbolizes the commemoration, and women have free entrance to the Musei Civici Fiorentini. Here is the list for 2016:

Museo di Palazzo Vecchio
Piazza Signoria
Hours 9am-7pm

Scavi del Teatro Romano at the Palazzo Vecchio
Hours 9am-7pm (25 people every 30 minutes with last entrance at 6:30pm)

Torre di Arnolfo at the Palazzo Vecchio
Hours 10am-5pm (30 people every 30 minutes with last entrance at 4:30pm)

Santa Maria Novella
Piazza S.Maria Novella & Piazza Stazione 4
Hours 9am-5:30pm

Museo Novecento
Santa Maria Novella 10
Hours 9am-6pm

Museo del Bigallo
Piazza S.Giovanni, 1
Hours 10:30am-4:30pm
Reservations: T +39 055 288496


Ticket offices (even for free tickets) closes 1 hour before museum closures.


About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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