Accessibility and Public Services

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Accessibility

The museum is equipped with facilities for disabled access. The pavement is seamlessly connected to the street level. The use of scooters and electric wheelchairs is limited and evaluated on a case-by-case basis to ensure the safety of museum spaces and artworks. The museum’s rooms are accessible, except for the Chapel and the Sacristy; any elevation differences can be overcome with ramps (staff assistance is available) and an elevator. Some thresholds have slight elevation. Access to the Michelangelo Hall is through the bookshop, and the exit is through the same entrance. Adequate restroom facilities are available on the second floor.

Paths for Visually Impaired and Blind Visitors

Visually impaired visitors interested in exploring the Museo Nazionale del Bargello can contact the Educational Services to receive necessary guidance on the planned route within the museum, with the possibility of arranging a specific date for their visit:
Tel. 055 0649444 (Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
Email: mn-bar.didattica@cultura.gov.it

To touch selected sculptures and appreciate their volumes, the use of a pair of gloves, available at the museum’s ticket office, is required. Additionally, a tactile path diagram for non-sighted and visually impaired visitors is available for consultation at the ticket office.

Cloakroom

The cloakroom is located in front of the ticket office. Visitors are required to deposit umbrellas, large backpacks, and bulky bags. Oversized luggage, suitcases, and excessively large backpacks are not allowed. The service is complimentary.

Bookshop

The bookshop is located at the museum’s entrance. Museum guides in various languages, art publications, and items inspired by the exhibited works are available for purchase.

Groups

Groups are allowed up to a maximum of 20 individuals, plus one guide.

Changing table

There is a changing table near the toilets

Accessibility

The museum is equipped with facilities for disabled access. The sidewalk is seamlessly connected to the street. Wheelchair accessibility on the ground floor is possible through a ramp. The use of scooters and electric wheelchairs is limited and assessed on a case-by-case basis to ensure the safety of museum spaces and artworks.

To reach the Cappella dei Principi on the first floor, an elevator is available, and from there, access to the Sagrestia Nuova is provided through a platform lift. Restrooms and the bookshop are accessible along the exit route.

"Michelangelo's Secret Room"

Please note that visits are available by reservation only. For more information, please visit the Tickets section.

Each visit lasts 15 minutes, with a maximum of 4 people per time slot.

Access and exit are via a narrow staircase with 12 steps. Unfortunately, no elevator is available, and the room is not accessible to individuals with disabilities or mobility limitations. Additionally, entrance to children under 10 years old and to unaccompanied minors is not allowed.

Please be advised that access is not recommended to individuals with heart conditions, claustrophobia, and to women in advanced stages of pregnancy.

Prior to entry, please deposit luggage, backpacks, large and medium-sized packages, umbrellas, and any other large items deemed unsuitable by our security staff on the upper floor.

Groups

Groups are allowed up to a maximum of 20 individuals, plus one guide.

Audioguides

Audioguides are available in Italian and English.
The cost is €6.00 for a single device, €10.00 for a double device.

Bookshop

It is located along the path towards the exit from the Museum.
Museum guides in different languages, art publications and objects inspired by the works on display are on sale.

Cloakroom

Access to the museum is allowed with small-sized bags or backpacks. Some key lockers are available, and the key is provided by the staff at the entrance in exchange for the deposit of your ID document.
Due to the limited number of lockers available, student groups cannot use them. Large-sized luggage, suitcases, and oversized backpacks are not allowed. Umbrellas must be carried with you during your visit.

Changing table

There is a changing table near the toilets

Accessibility

The museum does not have facilities for disabled access.

Groups

Groups are allowed up to a maximum of 20 individuals, plus one guide.

Accessibility

The museum is equipped with facilities for disabled access. The sidewalk is connected near the entrance. Please inform the staff to position the mobile platform at the main gate: there is a 12 cm rise and a 6 cm descent (raised threshold). The elevator leads to the upper floors; all passages between the rooms have raised thresholds (up to 6 cm) that can be connected with ramps (please ask the staff). Accessible restrooms are available on the ground floor.

Tactile Path

In order to obtain the necessary information about the planned route inside the museum, visually impaired individuals can contact the Educational Services of the Bargello Museums:

It is recommended to agree on the date of the visit in advance.

To touch selected sculptures and appreciate their volumes, the use of a pair of gloves available at the museum’s ticket office is required, and it is necessary to ask the staff for the tactile-accessible path.

It is also specified that in the case of groups of blind and visually impaired visitors, the maximum number of people who can simultaneously undertake the tactile path is limited to three per visit, preferably accompanied.

Cloakroom

On the mezzanine floor, accessible from the first staircase on the right, there are 40 lockers (with a €1.00 deposit) for small luggage; two baskets for backpacks are available for school groups.

Bookshop

The bookshop is located at the museum entrance.
Museum guides in various languages, art publications, and items inspired by the exhibited works are available for purchase.

Fasciatoio

Presso i servizi igienici al piano terreno è presente un fasciatoio.

Groups

Groups are allowed up to a maximum of 15 individuals, plus one guide.

Accessibility

The museum is equipped with facilities for disabled access. The use of scooters and electric wheelchairs is limited and assessed on a case-by-case basis to ensure the safety of museum spaces and artworks.