Works in Progress

Utilizing a part of the proceeds of entrance tickets to the Basilica and the Medici Chapels Museum (Museo delle Cappelle Medicee) and chance funding, the Opera Medicea Laurenziana was able to undertake important conservation works on the monuments of the Complex and the works of art in them.

The Florence Flood: 4th of November 1966

50th years ago the flood that ravaged Florence. Who has photos of the 1966 flood and has pleasure to see them published on our site can send them to or post them on our FACEBOOK page....


Guided Evening Visits

Friday, October 28 2016,  Fridays 04 – 11 & 18 of November 2016  in Italian at 7:00  – 8:00 pm – 8 .30 pm English tours available each date at   7:30 pm Guided Evening Visits to the Basilica, the Old...


Download the Opera Medicea Laurenziana app

Fifteen video clips, more than 50 high-resolution photographs, three-dimensional reconstructions of the basilica, the monumental outbuildings and 3 projects of the facade of Giuliano da Sangallo, Raphael and Michelangelo. You can have it for free by asking our staff inside the Basilica or or by downloading it from the store.

Available for smartphones and tablets

Online Tickets

You can buy your ticket online, you will be entitled to skip any queues at the ticket office.