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Information and ticket booking for the Boboli & Bardini Gardens at the Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy.
This ticket allows entrance to the Boboli gardens (behind the Pitti Palace), the Bardini Gardens as well as the Porcelain Museum. This ticket used to include entrance to the Costume Gallery and the Silver Museum but, as of May the 16th 2017, that is no longer the case - these two museums are now included in the other ticket we sell, one that also gets you in to the two main galleries at the Pitti Palace - the Palatine and the Modern galleries.
One last point, just in case you've visited before or have been reading a possibly-outdated guidebook, the Silver Museum (Museo degli Argenti) is now known as the 'Tesoro dei Granduchi', the treasure of the Grand Dukes.
As regards 'Exhibition' or 'No exhibition' tickets ... if there's no special exhibition at the time of your visit, the ticket costs slightly less than it does if there IS one. If there's a special exhibition, you have no choice but to pay for this marginally costlier ticket, irrespective of whether you intend to view said exhibition or not.
The Porcelain Museum (Museo delle Porcellane) is housed in the building known as the Casino del Cavaliere, located within the Boboli gardens. The collection spans the works of the most prized European porcelain houses, most notably Sèvres and Meissen.
The Boboli gardens are very much worth a visit, if only for the splendid views they offer across the city of Florence, and for the chance of some cool shade during the summer heat! They range up the Boboli hill from the rear of the Pitti Palace, and are a fine example of formal Italian gardens, dotted here and there with a wide range of sculptures and Roman antiquities.
The gardens are also home to small and large grottos, as well as the much-photographed and postcard-reproduced statue Bacchino, a satiric representation of a court dwarf as Bacchus.
There is a wardrobe room where bags of no larger than 40*40*50 cm may be left. The galleries are always closed on Mondays; the gardens are closed on the first and last Monday of every month, and garden opening hours vary according to time of year:
November to February: 08.15AM - 04.30PM
March: 08.15AM - 05.30PM
April, May and September: 08.15AM - 06.30PM
June, July and August: 08.15AM - 07.30PM
October: 08.15AM - 05.30PM
HOW YOU'LL GET YOUR TICKETS:
To reserve your tickets for the Boboli gardens at the Pitti Palace, just fill out the booking form, supply us with credit card details, and we'll do the rest. There will be no charge whatsoever until we confirm your reservation. We'll then point you to our secure page, where you can print out your entry voucher. Print it out, take it with you and present it at the pre-arranged meeting point. As simple as that!
You may view a location map here.