Duomo Florence Museum new opening after about two years of structural work

Inauguration of the new and spectacular of Duomo Florence Opera's museum, is opening after years of work on October 29th 2015. This is another important museum in Florence for its prestigious location inside the cathedral, a home for both masterpieces that represent the finest collection in the world of sculpture and sacred and medieval works from the Renaissance Florentine.

duomo florence museum new opening

With the reopening of the of Duomo Florence museum complex, it is expanding its already huge range of works of art and architecture that tourists can enjoy watching, the dome by Brunelleschi, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery, and the crypt of Santa Reparata.
The experience of the visit in the renovated exhibition space has been expanded, arriving to have an area of ​​5,500 square meters. This corresponds to twice the size of the old complex, which will definitely live up to the rest of Florence Cathedral. Inside the Duomo Florence museum are unique masterpieces, such as the Penitent Magdalene by Donatello, Michelangelo's Pieta and the doors of the Baptistery of Florence including the famous Gate of Paradise by Lorenzo Ghiberti (and in the future, after the restoration, even the South Gate of Andrea Pisano). In particular, the North Gate that for the first time will show the results of the recent intervention that has been brought to light after six centuries, the gold of which was covered with the monument.
The ancient façade of the Cathedral will be even dedicated a reconstruction resin size in the main hall of the museum, and in the Gallery of Brunelleschi's Dome, walking through the wooden models of the fifteenth century, visitors will have the sensation of watching a museum within a museum.
The Duomo Florence Operas's museum preserves and enhances these assets with the help of government grants. 45 million euro has been invested in the monumental undertaking of this which shows how much effort has been inputted.
The exhibition "Sculpture in the Age of Donatello" is currently scheduled at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York, which has launched an overseas communication campaign "Art Be With You" which surprisingly, putting aside the ability of recent architectural projects on the site of the museum, draws public attention to the creative, artistic, historical and spiritual value of a collection that is unique in the world. This has given rise to the Florence Cathedral and all the masterpieces that form the court.