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Museums in Florence and Tuscany
Museums in Florence
The city of Florence, long considered the cradle of the Renaissance, can be thought of as a grand open-air museum. The numerous palaces, churches and piazzas stand testament to the glorious history of architecture and of past centuries. Florence's great edifaces were designed and decorated by the most distinguished artists of the time, from Brunelleschi to Giotto to Michelangelo, and today can still be appreciated while strolling through ancient stone streets. However every visitor to Florence should also take the time to explore a few of the city’s museums, where you will discover the remarkable sculptures, paintings and objects produced by the greatest artists the time.
Many of the museums in Florence are run by the Firenze Polo Museale, a public institution that manages the city’s state museums and historic villas for a total of over 300,000 works of art. To this we must add the city-run museums in addition to privately-owned museums and foundation - in all, an overwhelming and remarkable artistic patrimony that is waiting to be explored.