Historical Archives and Research Department, Department of Prints and Drawings re-open

Reopening to the public in compliance with the following anti-Covid rules on January 13

On January 13, the Historical Archives and Research Department, and the Department of Prints and Drawings re-open to the public. The Uffizi Library remains closed for refurbishment works until further notice. Visitors and scholars are asked to respect the following rules: 

- Admission is possible only upon reservation - to be made via e-mail - for a maximum of 2 persons allowed to consult the Historical Archives at the same moment; 3 persons allowed to get in the Library and 3 in the Dept. of Prints and Drawings. On their first visit, users have to enter the aforementioned premises by necessarily passing through the Reception in via della Ninna, where their body temperature is to be checked without exceeding 37.5° (99.5° F).
- An employee of the Archives Dept. or the Dept. of Prints and Drawings is charged with accompanying the user all long his way to the premises inside the building or, in the case of the Archives, also outside from via della Ninna to the entrance in via Lambertesca.
- Users can enter the premises only if equipped with a face mask that must be worn for the entire stay in the study rooms, and after sanitizing their hands by using the dispensers placed at the main entrance of the building and in the study rooms.
- Users must keep the interpersonal distance and comply to the rules provided by the staff.
- The study rooms (accessible upon reservation) are open with the following time schedule:
Historical Archives, Wednesdays from 9.30am  to 1.30pm
Dept. of Prints and Drawings, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am to 1pm