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Palazzo Strozzi

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Address: Piazza Strozzi, Florence, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 055 391711
09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi offers a full programme of...

The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi offers a full programme of international-level exhibitions and cultural events within the impressive setting of this architectural masterpiece of the Florentine Renaissance. The major exhibitions space hosts two exhibitions annually with a focus on important themes and famed artists, while the Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina proposes thematic exhibitions which tackle a variety of contemporary issues. A rich calendar of collateral events makes a visit to Palazzo Strozzi a unique experience for all visitors, with particular attention dedicated to families and children. The palazzo is open year-round with a display about the history of the building, an elegant café and the design and book shop Agora|z.

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It was wonderful to compare this to the the Pitti Palace.

Our guide gave us a wonderful timeline and history of the Strozzi family competing with the Medici family to show off their wealth and power. This is worth looking at to compare... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Santa Rosa, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a nice spot for contemporary art; international exhibitions and cultural events take place within the setting of this architectural masterpiece of the Florence Renaissance. We did not spend much time to see the exhibition. We were not that thrilled. It was average I can say, but when we finished the visit, we hanged in the courtyard for quite... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide gave us a wonderful timeline and history of the Strozzi family competing with the Medici family to show off their wealth and power. This is worth looking at to compare, but it does not of course hold a candle to the grandeur of the Pitti Palace. I highly recommend visiting here and the Pitti Palace. A well educated... More 

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Sanur, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place if you're interested in contemporary art. Enjoyable exhibition Ai Weiwei "Libero" and not too many tourists!

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Cothen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This palace is a feast in itself. It has been redecorated by the artist. An of course many of his works are pn display. A must go!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last time I saw the Weiwei exhibition, which is something to remember. Besides exhibitions the Palace in itself is worthwhile going for. On Thursdays it is open til 22:00 and the entrance is free.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Palazzo Strozzi during an exhibition of the Chinese Artist Ai Wei wei which was exceptional. Everything was very well explained.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Using the palazzo magnificent setting, Ai Weiwei has presented some of his work in a very unique way. Usually you see one of his over the top huge exhibits some where such as a acre of pumpkin seeds. However this one looks at different ideas and using many media making it simply spectacular. Wood, plastic, steel, bronze, bamboo, paper, legos... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Through January 2017. Don't miss seeing this important artist and his important messages against censorship and for democracy. I spent four hours there. Kids activities kit available at Info Desk/ coat room. Earthquake video graphic. Don't miss weiwei's selfie section. Get half off with your Uffuzi ticket.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Ai Wewei exhibition was fantastic in the historical scenario of this Palace. The red boats on the facade is a great idea

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Linz, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Ai Weiwei is really a very important artist - his range of art is wide and impressing, but also touching and moving. Visit his exhibition "LIbero" -it is open until February 2017 - worth it!!

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