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Museo Uffizi

The Museo degli Uffizi or the Uffizi Gallery sits on the Piazzale degli Uffizi and is renowned worldwide for its collection of paintings and sculptures. The collection was originally started by the Medici, and it grew throughout the centuries. The collection was organized for the first time in 1782 and again in 1919.

The Galleria degli Uffizi collection is kept in the upper floor.

Room 1 - Sala Archeologica
It preserves 2nd BC- 3rd AD Roman sculptures, reliefs, and funerary urns.

Room 2 - Sala del Duecento e di Giotto
Its collection is composed of 12th and 13th century Florentine and Tuscan art.

Room 3 - Sala del Trecento Senese
Art of the 14th century Sienese school are here from the artists Simone Martini, Lippo Memmi, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, and Pietro Lorenzetti.

Room 4 - Sala del Trecento Fiorentino
Art from the 14th and 15th century Florentine school is here.

Room 7 - Sala del Primo Rinascimento
This room is devoted to the Italian Renaissance.

Room 8 - Sala dei Lippi
Art from both father and son Lippi can be found here.

Room 9 - Sala dei Pollaioulo
Most artwork here is by Antonio and Piero del Pollaiouolo.

Rooms 10 to 14 - Sala del Botticelli
Most art here is by Botticelli. Another artist found here is Hugo can der Goes.

Room 15 - Sala di Leonardo
Here you can find some of the religious artwork by Leonardo di Vinci and his contemporaries.

Room 16 - Sala delle Carte Geografiche
This former loggia displays ancient cartographical depictions by Luovico Butti.

Room 17 - Sala dell’Ermafrodito
This room exhibits the bronze sculpture called L’Ermafrodito Dormiente. Also found here is Roman art of the Medicean collection and Neo-Roman sculptures.

Room 18 - La Tribuna
Roman and Greek art and portraits by 16th century artists are found in this octagonal room.

Room 19 - Sala del Perugino e di Signorelli 

This room is devoted to the art of the 15th and 16th centuries by Italian artists.

Room 20 - Sala di Dürer
The German Renaissance is displayed here and artists include Albrecht Dürer and Lucas Cranach the Elder.

Room 21 - Sala del Giambellino e di Giorgione
Art of the 15th and 16th century Venetian school is displayed here

Room 22 - Sala dei Fiamminghi e Tedeschi del Rinascimento
Art of the German and Flemish Renaissance is found in this room.

Room 23 - Sala di Mantegna e di Correggio
The room is devoted to artists of the 15th and 16th century northern Italian Renaissance.

Room 24 - Gabinetto delle miniature
This room displays about 400 minute portraits that belonged to Cardinal Leopoldo de Medici.

Room 25 - Sala di Michelangelo e dei Fiorentini
The art of Michelangelo, Màriotto Albertinelli, and Fra Bartolomeo is found here.

Room 26 - Sala di Raffaello e di Andrea del Sarto
Art by Raffaello, Andrea del Sarto, and Il Puligo hang here.

Room 27 - Sala del Pontormo e del Rosso Fiorentino
16th century art of the Florentine school is exhibited here.

Room 28 - Sala di Tiziano e di Sebastiano del Piombo
Art of the 16th century Venetian school is displayed here.

Room 29 and 30 - Sala del Dosso e del Parmigianino
Emilian art from the 16th century onwards is found here.

Room 31 - Sala del Veronese
This collection includes the Martirio di S. Giustina, the Visitazione, and the Annuncazione.

Room 32 - Sala del Bassano e del Tintoretto
Art of the late 16th century Venetian school is displayed here.

Room 33 - Corridoio del Cinquecento
This enormous corridor displays 16th century art.

Room 34 - Sala dei Lombardi
Art from the Counter Reformation of the Lombard School is featured here.

Room 35 - Sala del Barocci e della Controriforma Toscana
Baroque and Counter Reformation art can be found here.

Room 41 - Sala di Rubens
The art of Peter Paul Rubens and other Flemish and Spanish painters is displayed here.

Room 42 - Sala della Niobe
The Greek myth of Niobe is the theme of this room.

Room 43 - Sala del Seicento italiano ed europeo
17th century art of the Medicean collection are displayed here.

Room 44 - Sala di Rembrandt e dei Fiamminghi del Seicento

Artwork by Rembrandt and his Flemish contemporaries can be found here.

Room 45 - Sala del Settecento italiano ed europeo:
Artists of the 18th century from throughout Europe are exhibited here.

Uffizi's East Corridor
Sculptures that were originally displayed in the Palazzo Pitti adorn this corridor. Also, portraits of important historical figures hang here.

Uffizi's Second Corridor
This corridor provides a great view over the Arno. Art of the Roman and Greek Hellenistic period are in this corridor.

Uffizi's West Corridor

Although a fire destrpyed some of the beautiful paintings once displayed here, the corridor now contains Roman and Mannerist sculptures.

Uffizi's Exit Hall
Roman sculptures and funerary urns of the first half of the 1st to the 3rd century are here.

The Room of Caravaggio, the Room of Bartolomeo Manfredi, the Room of Gherardo delle Notti, the Room of Caravaggeschi, and the Room of Guido Reni represent the artists they are named after.