Fratelli Alinari Museum

Local nameMuseo Nazionale Alinari della Fotografia
LocationFlorence, Italy

The Museo Nazionale Alinari della Fotografia, formerly Museo della Storia della Fotografia Fratelli Alinari is a photography museum located in part of the premises of the former Ospedale di San Paolo in the Piazza Santa Maria Novella in Florence, region of Tuscany, Italy). It hosts special exhibitions on a regular basis and possesses 350.000 vintage prints from the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum closed in 2012.

Since 1 November 2006 it is located in the Ospedale di San Paolo, a former pilgrims' hostel that was later transformed into a school. Before that, the museum was in the Palazzo Rucellai and in the premises of the Fratelli Alinari. It was the first museum of Italy to be devoted exclusively to photography.

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Opening hours

Daily: 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Ticket office closes half an hour before closing time.
Closed on Wednesdays.


Full price: €9
Children, students, seniors, groups of more than 10 people: €7.50
Children (up to 5): free

More information and contact


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Phone +39 055 23951

Address Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 14, 50123 Florence, Italy

Coordinates 43°46'22.54" N 11°14'57.107" E

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