Here you can find all the information to visit Santa Maria Novella. A unique entrance for an amazing experience!

Since 2012 you can visit the entire complex of Santa Maria Novella, thanks to an agreement between the Fund for Religious Buildings and the City of Florence. The visit includes access to:

Basilica of Santa Maria Novella. You can visit the church in its entirety, including the frescoed chapels, the sacristy and Avelli cemetery. Highlights: Masaccio’s Trinity, Giotto’s crucifix, Brunelleschi’s crucifix, Cappella Tornabuoni (painted by Ghirlandaio), frescoes by Filippino Lippi, Nardo di Cione, Piero da Miniato and Botticelli to name a few…

Museum of Santa Maria Novella: the entry includes access to the Cloister of the Dead, the famous Green Cloister, the Spanish Chapel, the Ubriachi Chapel and the Refectory.

This makes it possible to visit all areas of the monumental recovering historical artistic unity that characterizes this extraordinary place.


Visiting timetable

PeriodMonday from Tuesday to WednesdayThursday and Friday

Saturday and days before religious holidays

Sunday and religious holidays
from October to March10:00-17:00Close to visits10:00-17:0010:00-17:0013:00-17:00
from April to June10:00-17:00Close to visits10:00-17:0010:00-17:0013:00-17:00
from July to August10:00-17:00Close to visits10:00-17:0010:00-17:0013:00-17:00
September10:00-17:00Close to visits10:00-17:0010:00-17:0013:00-17:00

Religious holidays: 1 January, 6 January, 15 August, 1 November, 8 December, 25 December, Easter (12April 2020)

Last entry and ticketing office closure 1 hour before closing time.


Groups up to 15 people + 1 guide are allowed inside. From 6 people onwards, earphones are mandatory.



"Following the DPCM of 3/11/2020, we confirm that the opening to visitors of the Santa Maria Novella Complex, as well as all the museums in the national territory, is suspended from November 6th to December 3rd, 2020"

Ticket fares
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Rules for visitors
Some simple regulations that all visitors must read and comply with are listed below.
Online ticket
Buy the online ticket for the whole Santa Maria Novella museum complex, by selecting the visiting hour. This way you will get priority access and avoid queues.
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Group tickets purchase
We offer a dedicated visit booking for groups of over 15 people.
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Where we are
Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 18
50123 - Florence
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