Tour: Florence Cathedral Restoration Workshop

A fascinating guided tour within the ancient workshop of the Duomo

Overview

A fascinating guided tour within the ancient workshop of the Duomo, where the most great artists of the past had worked and where Michelangelo carved the famous statue of David. During the visit is possible to see how, the stonemason every day respecting the old tradition, with passion and professionalism using the same tools of the past to restore and maintain the great monumental and sculptoral heritage of the Cathedral Square. The tour includes a visit to the Baptistery and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore to appreciate the practice of the daily work. 

The ticket provides access to the entire monumental complex.

  • Available: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Times: 12noon - 1:30pm
  • Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Language: English
  • Meeting Point: 15 minutes before confirmed time at Centro Arte e Cultura, Piazza San Giovanni 7.

IMPORTANT: WARNING! Access WILL NOT BE ALLOWED to those who present themselves without the CONFIRMATION VOUCHER sent by us one business day after the request. The copy of the order and confirmation of payment from the bank ARE NOT VALID for ticket pick-up.

Closure without previous notice for masses, concerts and extraordinary events.

Ticket is personal and non transferable.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: After successfully completing a reservation, you will receive two e- mails: the copy of your order (immediately after submitting your order) and the confirmation mail (one working day after). In order to receive them, please make sure you insert your e-mail address correctly and check that your anti-spam filter or antivirus are not blocking mails from our address [email protected] Special attention for AOL, Comcast and Sbcglobal.net mailbox users.

Cancellation policy: refund is due only if the monument remains closed during the whole period of validity of the ticket.

IMPORTANT: BEHAVIOR RULES
The monumental complex of Santa Maria del Fiore is overall a place for the cult and the pray; visitors are asked to respect some simple behavior rules in respect of the place and the persons.The prepurchased tickets DOES NOT guarantee access or stay inside the monuments, if the behavior rules are not respected, especially the dressing code.

  • To use an adequate dressing: it's not allowed entrance with bare legs and shoulders
  • Please be quiet
  • Please turn your mobile phones off
  • Do not eat nor drink
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Works of art must not be touched
  • No smoking
  • Please don't use flash or tripod

Before You Book

PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive two emails. The first email contains your order summary (this one you receive immediately after placing your order), the second email confirms your successful payment (one business day after placing the order). In order to receive these two emails, please make sure that you enter your email address correctly and check that antispam or antivirus filters do not block emails from our [email protected] address. Users of AOL, Comcast and Sbcglobal.net need to pay special attention to this, please. Vouchers will also be available, one business day after the request, at your dashboard.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The museum or attraction will automatically confirm the closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, if your preferred time is no longer available.

Restrictions and rules of conduct

Appropriate clothing is required – no bare arms/shoulders or bare legs. Special attention to this point; access to the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Crypt will be denied without an appropriate attire Please respect the silence Please turn your mobile phones and other electronic devices off Do not eat nor drink Pets are not allowed Works of art must not be touched No smoking No flash photography or tripod Entrance not allowed with large suitcases Wardrobe not present

Guided Visit: Florence Cathedral Restoration Workshop

Join this fascinating guided tour through the ancient, but still active workshop of the Cathedral, where the greatest artists of the past worked, where Michelangelo carved the famous statue of David. See how dedicated craftsmen work with passion and professionalism to restore and maintain the great monumental and sculptural heritage of the Cathedral complex. These sculptors and stonemasons use the same tools as Michelangelo, dedicated to preserving not only the art but also the traditions of the trade. The tour includes a visit to the Baptistery and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore to appreciate the works in their context.

Cancellation Policy

Once the visit is confirmed, you can not cancel or modify.

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