Contini Bonacossi Collection


Via Lambertesca 6

50122 Florence

Part of the extensive art collection realized by Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi (1878-1955) and donated to the Italian State in 1969, it accommodates highly valuable works of art selected by an ad hoc committee to integrate the collections of the Florentine museums. 

It includes pieces of furniture, majolica works and masterpieces by European painters and sculptors from the 14th to the 18th centuries, Andrea del Castagno, Sassetta, Giovanni Bellini, Girolamo Savoldo, El Greco, Velasquez, Goya and Bernini (see the sensational statue of the "Martyrdom of St. Lawrence").

Admission and Visits

Being closed to the pubblic, the Collection can be visited only thanks to guided tours offered by the staff of the Uffizi in February and March, on Wednesday as per the following schedule:

8 February, 15 February, 22 February, 1 March and 8 March at 9:30am, 11:30am, 02:00pm and 04:00pm.

Tours are included in the ticket price of the Uffizi, for groups up to 15 persons, upon reservation.

The meeting point is on the first floor, in Room 67, near the rooms dedicated to Foreign Painters.

For information and reservation, please call the Staff Coordination Office, from Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 12pm and from 3pm to 5pm, at (+39) 0552388683-693.

N.B. This schedule may be subject to some changes which will be promptly published on the website of the Uffizi Galleries.