The best museums to visit in Florence with children

Museums for children in Florence

If you have never been to Florence, it is time to fix it as it is a beautiful city in every season that offers a lot to tourists and always pays particular attention to its younger guests. Discover with us which are the best museums to visit in Florence with children!

Visit Florence with children

Florence is certainly a child-friendly city, where tourism with the whole family offers many opportunities and opportunities opportunities to spend good time together.

The “Cradle of the Renaissance” as well as historic buildings and museums is full of many parks and public gardens, for a pleasant break or happy moments of play.

Visiting Florence with children requires good planning in terms of timetables and relaxing stops, here are the main gardens and parks of the city for a regenerating stop and playful moments:

  • The Cascine Park, which runs from Piazza Vittorio Veneto to the Ponte all’Indiano, where children can play in the play area or skate by renting skates at the Le Pavoniere swimming pool.
  • The Garden of Horticulture, which has a children’s play area and is directly connected to the Parnaso Gardens with the characteristic stone fountain and colored glass in the shape of a dragon with its mouth wide open.
  • The Garden of Villa Strozzi which houses a large play area at its entrance. It is a beautiful garden designed in the sixteenth century with water features.
  • The Boboli garden, a real open-air museum.

The best museums for children in Florence

Florence owns some of the most visited museums in the world and to think that these attractions are valid only for adults is definitely a mistake.

The museum system of the city offers many sections and workshops dedicated to children, with thematic activities and highly specialized staff.

Here are the best museums for children in Florence:


Every day you will find activities and guided tours for children. Activities for the little ones take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It is possible to rent the “family kit” to visit the museum independently.


Palazzo Strozzi offers the opportunity to participate in numerous workshops on current exhibitions, or to visit the museum with children independently by purchasing the “family kit”, a tool that allows you to share the museum’s experience with the little ones.


The Uffizi Museum does not have a “family kit” but offers a seasonal calendar complete with activities dedicated to children and their families. The meetings are all free and carried out with highly specialized operators.

In Florence with children

In addition, the museum complex in Florence also organizes guided tours for families almost every weekend, thanks to the “Families at the Museum” initiative. The museums concerned are:

  • The Uffizi Gallery,
  • The Bargello Museum,
  • San Marco,
  • The Accademia Gallery
  • The Modern Art Gallery.

Florence is definitely a child-friendly city, so if you also want to visit the best museums in Florence with children, we are waiting for you at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort!

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