Also known as the Museum of the Works of the Cathedral, the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo is a prominent museum in Florence which houses a wide range of reputed art. Opened to the public in 1891, the museum is located towards the east of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore - the cathedral of Florence - and is presently considered to contain some of the most important art collections in the world that were created specially for it. Highlights at the museum include the "Gates of Paradise" - the doors of the Cathedral of Florence as well as the cantorias and Michelangelo's "The Deposition" - which was intended for his own tomb. Museo dell'Opera del Duomo is a popular attraction in Florence and attracts large numbers of tourists throughout the year. A visit to the museum is recommended for those sight-seeing in Florence - particularly for art lovers.
OPA Pass €10
Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (closes at 1.45 p.m. on Sundays)
Around 1 - 2 hours
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
Michelangelo's "The Deposition" and the Gates of Paradise
Though designated prayer facilities at Museo dell'Opera del Duomo will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open area will be available around the museum to use during prayer times. It is also possible to visit a few of the mosques in Florence such as the Comunita' Islamica Di Firenze E Toscana and the AssociazioneIslamica Di Firenze which are both located within city limits.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Museo dell'Opera del Duomo can visit some of the Halal restaurants in Florence which offer both Italian and international cuisine. A few popular Halal restaurants in Florence include Pak Halal Kebab, ZamZamPizze& Kebab, Noor Doner Kebab and Mini Market – which are located not too far away.