Free Entry and Special Events on the European Heritage Days

European Heritage Days

On the occasion of the European Heritage Days on Saturday September 29 and Sunday September 30 all Italian State museums will be open to the public for free.

Tuscany with its gorgeous cultural heritage is also involved in the initiative and offers to all visitors free entry to the State museums and places of art in the region and many special events such as guided tours, exhibitions and extraordinary openings.

Free State Museums in Tuscany

On next weekend in Arezzo visitors will have free access to the State Museum of Medieval and Modern Art an to the Archeological National Museum “Gaio Cilnio Mecenate”.

In Florence the Uffizi Gallery, the Accademia, the Bargello and the museums in Pitti Palace, just to name the most famous places of art in the city, will be open and free.

If you’re going to visit Siena, don’t miss the Archeological National Museum in Piazza Duomo, in Lucca the National Museum of Villa Guinigi and in Pisa the National Museum of Palazzo Reale.

These are only some examples of the places you can visit for free on September 29-30, but you can find the complete list of the State Museums in Tuscany clicking here.

Special Events on European Heritage Days

A lot of interesting special events and guided tours will be held during all the weekend in main Tuscan cities as in smaller towns.

The Archeological Museum in Arezzo will inaugurate a new collection of archeological finds, while in Florence will open the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana and in Castellina in Chianti will be held guided tours (in italian) to the Archeological Museum of Chianti Sienese.

It is worth to scroll through the program of all events before deciding which fits you perfectly, you can start from here.

Next Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 don’t miss the date with Tuscan culture!

About Cristina Romeo

Born in Florence at the end of the fabulous '70s, Cristina has always lived in the famous "cradle of the Renaissance". She's in love with her homeland, but also enjoys traveling and discovering new places. Cristina is mum to a lovely little girl, to whom she hopes to pass on all the passion and love of our precious, wonderful Tuscany.