digital ticket is now available

The museum complex Office in Florence “is renewed” with a series of innovations that aim to improve the experience of visitors.

Among the main novelties we find the farewell to paper and the green light to the era of digital ticket. Let’s find out more.

You can enter the Offices with a digital ticket

Stop, therefore, the classic paper ticket: from May 6 i tickets purchased online (on the Museum’s official website or via call center) for the Gallery of Statues and Paintings, the Boboli Garden and the Pitti Palace will become QR code which users will receive by email and can use as an access ticket to view on their smartphone.

Indeed, using “digital guns”, the reception staff will verify and validate the code. This is a new procedure which, although it does not cancel all the reservations made so far with the previous system, allows you delete the queue to collect the paper ticket on site, streamlines and makes entry easier in the tunnel and also guarantees (from an ecological perspective) a significant saving in paper consumption.

But that’s not all: from the ticket voucher received via email it will be possible to download a complete and detailed map of the itinerary of the museum space that you chose to visit.

Simon Greenthe director of the Uffizi Galleries, commented on the introduction of the digital ticket as follows: “With this new system, the aim is to reduce queues and make entry into the museum easier and more fluid, facilitating visitors, helping to improve the quality of their stay in the museum and bringing back order and beauty in Piazza Uffizi.“.

Finally, we must remember that the entrance ticket in high season, from March 1 to November 30, has a price. price increase from 20 to 25 eurosan increase which concerns only the single ticket for the Gallery of Statues and Paintings.

However, one was also introduced in the high season morning discount for the time slot between 8.15 and 8.55 at a cost of 19 euros. However, low season prices remain unchanged, such as those for Palazzo Pitti and Giardino di Boboli.

The other news from one of the most appreciated museum centers in the world

In addition to the dematerialization of the ticket, the Uffizi, one of the most appreciated and popular museum centers for tourists from all over the world, has put in place a series of innovations for 2024 starting from extraordinary openings in the evening every Tuesday, from March 26 to December 17.

Closing is usually at 6.30 pm but the Office will be on Tuesday accessible until 9:30 p.m with the last entrance at 8:30 p.m., thus allowing, especially the citizens, to enjoy the splendor of the magnificent works of art even outside normal hours.

An initiative that was designed to encourage the participation of resident in Florence and gives them the opportunity to regain possession of the Museum that best represents the city at times convenient to meet their daily needs and admire the rooms in a different light and atmosphere, far from the time of peak and the crowd of tourists.

In addition, during special events and holidays, the Offices e the gardens of Boboli remain open even on days normally scheduled for closure (eg Monday) is new spring breakers (except Christmas).

In particular, the next extraordinary openings will take place June 24 (Feast of St. John, Patron Saint of Florence) and the December 30to allow visitors to discover undisputed artistic masterpieces even during holidays or long weekends.

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