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Mandatory use of headphones for groups of 6 people or more

Starting from 11th October 2021 all the groups consisting of 6 people or more (including their guides or accompanying persons) must be provided with headphones so as to allow guides to speak as much as possible in a low voice with due regard to the museum's premises. The obligation does not concern the Boboli Gardens. It is recommended that guides distribute audioguides equipped with the whisper auriocular system before entering the museum to avoid obstacles to the flow of incoming streams. It should be noted that audioguides should be subjected to metal detector check on tape.

School groups are also obliged to use headphones, both those in the daily maximum number of groups allowed and those entering as individuals, as per the Regulation and taking into account the exceptions already foreseen. Accompanying teachers are, in this case, considered tourist guides. Only if teachers are not willing to give a guided tour or explanations during their visit, the use of headphones is not mandatory. In this case, teachers can fill in the specific renunciation form available at the ticket office and attached herebelow.

Obligation does not concern kids under 8 belonging to groups of more than 6 persons taking part to the activities organized by the Education Department of the Uffizi Galleries as well as students taking part to relevant activities by the same Department.

The Uffizi Galleries accepts no responsibility for any waiting time or inability to access the museum if the group has not provided such devices in advance.

Obligation concerns visitors with the combined ticket Pitti Palace-Boboli Gardens.


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