Birth of a Nation (16 March – 22 July 2018) will be open from 10.00 to 20.00 every day including public holidays, with late-night opening until 23.00 on Thursdays.
The ticket office closes an hour before the exhibitions.
The Courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi is open from 8.00 to 23.00 every day.
WHERE DO I BUY TICKETS FOR THE EXHIBITION?
You can buy tickets to the exhibitions:
– at the in-house ticket office inside Palazzo Strozzi when you come to the exhibitions;
– online on our website: http://ticket.palazzostrozzi.org
– or at any Vivaticket sales point in Italy (for a complete list of sales points, see www.vivaticket.it)
WHEN IS THE TICKET OFFICE OPEN?
The in-house ticket office is open from 10.00 to 19.00 every day including public holidays, and until 22.00 on Thursdays.
HOW DO I BOOK TICKETS FOR THE EXHIBITION?
Reservations are only compulsory for groups (min. 10 people, max. 25 people) and schools. To make a reservation, please call our booking office on +39.055.2469600 or drop us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Individual visitors can purchase tickets on line at this website: http://ticket.palazzostrozzi.org
After purchasing your ticket/s and paying by credit card (following the guided procedure on the website), it/they will be sent to you in .pdf format as an attachment to a confirmation e-mail.
All tickets purchased on line can be used on any day right up to the last day of the exhibition, so you don’t need to specify a date or a time slot for your visit.
When you come to the Palazzo, simply show admission staff either a digital copy of your ticket on your smartphone or tablet, or a copy you’ve printed yourself from the .pdf we sent you. You don’t need to “check in” at the ticket office.
WHAT ARE THE BOOKING OFFICE\'S OPENING HOURS?
The booking office is open from 9.00 to 13.00 and from 14.00 to 18.00 Monday to Friday.
CAN I GO BACK INTO THE EXHIBITION USING THE SAME TICKET?
Sorry, once you’ve left the exhibition you won’t be allowed back in on the same ticket.
CAN I GIVE A TICKET AS A GIFT?
You can give someone a ticket as a gift either by purchasing it on line on our website at http://ticket.palazzostrozzi.org, or else by buying it directly at the ticket office. You don’t need to specify a particular date or a time slot for the recipient’s visit.
HOW DO I GET TO PALAZZO STROZZI?
Palazzo Strozzi is in Piazza Strozzi, in the heart of Florence’s historical “downtown” area.
Palazzo Strozzi is on the city’s main bus routes. The closest bus stops are: Santa Maria Novella train station, Via Tornabuoni and Piazza della Repubblica.
Coming from the north (Milan): A1 Bologna – Firenze; exit at Firenze Nord and follow the signs to the city centre.
From South (Rome): A1 Roma – Milano, Firenze Sud exit, follow directions for city center.
Nearest car parks
Parcheggio Fortezza da Basso (underground car park at the trade fair centre)
Parcheggio Stazione Santa Maria Novella (underground car park at the train station)
Florence’s main Santa Maria Novella train station is only a five-minute walk from Palazzo Strozzi.
Florence’s Amerigo Vespucci Airport is about 20 minutes from Palazzo Strozzi, while Pisa’s Galileo Galilei Airport is just over an hour away.
DO THE EXHIBITIONS HAVE DISABLED ACCESS?
The exhibitions do have disabled access. The disabled entrance to Palazzo Strozzi is in Via Strozzi.
IS THERE A LIFT/ELEVATOR?
There is a lift/elevator up to the floor exhibitions are held on.
ARE WHEELCHAIRS AVAILABLE FOR DISABLED VISITORS? AND IF SO, HOW DO I BOOK ONE?
Wheelchairs can be requested when you arrive at the Palazzo, but just to be on the safe side we recommend that you book one ahead of your visit by calling us on +39.055.2645155.
CAN YOU BRING A STROLLER INTO THE EXHIBITION?
You can visit Palazzo Strozzi and the exhibitions it hosts with a stroller or buggy, but not with a full-sized pram!
IS THERE A CLOAKROOM?
All luggage, parcels, crash helmets, umbrellas, rucksacks, backpacks and bags larger than 25 x 30 x 12 cm must be left in the cloakroom. The cloakroom accepts also jackets or overcoats. The cloakroom is open daily during opening hours and is free of charge for all visitors.
Lockers are fitted with numbered keys. Please leave the key in the locker keyhole after retrieving your property.
The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi and its staff are not responsible for any loss or damage to items left in the cloakroom.
The cloakroom, which is on the first floor, cannot be used as a left-luggage office. It only accepts bags or suitcases from bona fide visitors to the exhibitions in Palazzo Strozzi, and only for the duration of their visit.
CAN YOU BRING A PET INTO THE EXHIBITION?
Unfortunately we can’t allow any pets or animals, however small, into the exhibition halls. The exception, of course, are guide dogs for sight-impaired visitors, who are most welcome.
CAN YOU BRING FOOD AND DRINK INTO THE EXHIBITION?
Sorry, but it’s strictly prohibited to eat or drink anything at all in the exhibition halls.
CAN YOU TAKE PHOTOS OR VIDEOS IN THE EXHIBITION HALLS?
Photographs is authorised but not videos.
IS THERE A CAFETERIA AT PALAZZO STROZZI? AND IF SO, WHEN IS IT OPEN?
The Strozzi Caffè Colle Bereto Winery situated in the Palazzo Strozzi courtyard is a bar, bistrot, restaurant and meeting point for visitors to the exhibitions at Palazzo Strozzi, but it’s also open to the general public.
The Strozzi Caffè is open everyday from 8.00 to 23.00 for breakfast, lunch, cocktails and dinner.
Information and reservations
tel. +39 055 288236
IS THERE ANYWHERE YOU CAN EAT A PICNIC AT PALAZZO STROZZI?
There are no picnic areas inside Palazzo Strozzi.
IS THERE A BOOKSHOP IN PALAZZO STROZZI? AND IF SO, WHAT ARE ITS OPENING HOURS?
Agora|z is the name of Mandragora’s welcoming bookshop, a permanent feature of Palazzo Strozzi, which can be accessed from the ground floor without having to go through the exhibition halls. The bookshop is open from 10.00 to 20.00 every day, and until 23.00 on Thursdays.
There will be another bookshop area situated on the first floor which will have the same opening hours as the exhibition Birth of a Nation.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO VISIT THE EXHIBITIONS?
An independent tour of each exhibition takes about one and a half hour, though of course it’s extremely difficult to put an average figure on something as personal as a visit to an art exhibition. Guided tours last an hour and a half.
DOES PALAZZO STROZZI OFFER GUIDED TOURS FOR VISITORS?
Palazzo Strozzi offers scheduled guided tours for the public. There’s a limit to the number of visitors we can accommodate on each tour, so reservations are strongly recommended. You’ll find the scheduled times on www.palazzostrozzi.org/visite-guidate/
To reserve a place, call our booking office on +39 055 2469600 or drop them an e-mail at email@example.com
DOES PALAZZO STROZZI OFFER GUIDED TOURS IN OTHER LANGUAGES FOR FOREIGN VISITORS?
Educational tours can be booked in a variety of languages by calling our booking office on +39 055 2469600.
DOES PALAZZO STROZZI RUN EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS FOR FAMILIES WITH KIDS?
Palazzo Strozzi runs activities for families and for children of different age groups. The cost of the workshops is included in the price of admission to the exhibitions but reservations are required.
We also offer special Family Kits to allow you to tour the show with your kids under your own steam!
Consult our website for further information at www.palazzostrozzi.org/educazione/
Audio-guides for Birth of a Nation will be available from the Palazzo Strozzi ticket office and cost €5.00 each. No deposit is required, but you must leave valid ID with the staff.
The audio-guides are available in various foreign languages, and there is a special audio-guide for kids.
I\'D LIKE TO ORGANISE AN EVENT IN THE EXHIBITION, OR A TOUR WHEN IT\'S CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC, OR A PRIVATE DINNER OR COCKTAIL PARTY INSIDE THE EXHIBITION. WHO DO I GET IN TOUCH WITH?
Just drop a line to Alessandra Lotti Margotti who coordinates events at Palazzo Strozzi. You can e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org
CAN I VISIT THE WHOLE PALAZZO?
Unfortunately you can’t visit the whole palazzo because some of its rooms are used as offices. The courtyard and loggia can always be visited free of charge, and you can visit the exhibition halls by buying a ticket to whatever exhibition is on when you come.
IS THERE A FREE WI-FI CONNECTION?
Yes, a free Wi-Fi connection is available in the courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi.
DOES PALAZZO STROZZI HAVE AN APP FOR SMARTPHONES?
HOW CAN I KEEP UP TO DATE ON NEWS AND EVENTS AT PALAZZO STROZZI?
Stay in touch and you’ll never miss out on anything that goes on in the Palazzo!
Check out our website at www.palazzostrozzi.org
Subscribe to our newsletter on the homepage of our website, or by filling in the form at the information desk in the exhibition.
Follow us on facebook (@Palazzo Strozzi).