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Evening Viewing of David

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Evening Viewing of David


I've read somewhere that you can view the famous David in the evening at the Accademia Museum in the evening with wine. Does anyone have any information on this?

Thanks so much,


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Not sure if this is still current as we were there for three weeks in September in 2010, however, maybe some good things do not change?

We always book online well in advance as we're not into crowds or lining up to queue for tickets then have queue to get in to places. We forgot about booking this one.

Anyway, late one afternoon returning by train from a day trip we passed the ticket sale door in the square as they were closing. Had a talk with the lady ticket seller she said that if we only wanted to see the statue not the whole museum, they opened the Accademia one evening a week, think it was Thursday at 7.30pm, just to see the statue. So we went. The lady was there at the door. No tickets, no queues no crowds. Just a handful of like minded people who had the statue all to ourselves.

Don't remember wine being available, that may be a more recent addition.

Enjoy - we certainly did

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Thank you for your response, sounds like you had a wonderful evening and one of those things you just stumbled upon, sometimes those are the best parts of a trip! I'll ask around when I'm in Florence!

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Here's an old thread with some useful links. Perhaps they will help. I wish the Accademia opened late in the winter when I'll be visiting!


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4. Re: Evening Viewing of David

Hi, Christine - If you get here before September 26th, you might just be in time to have an aperitivo with David. Check out www.uffizi.firenze.it for details, and click on "Aperitivi/Arte."

Alternatively, if you're feeling totally flush, you can rent the Accademia on Mondays to the tune of 8,000 euro (see www.repubblica.it, July 21, 2013).

Here's hoping you're here before the 26th!

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For €8000 you get to see David do a happy dance!

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