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Museo Nazionale Alinari di Fotografia

National Photography Museum

Inside the Museum

The three Alinari brothers were the great pioneers of Italian photography and set up the world's oldest photo agency. In 1985, a museum of photography was set up in the Palazzo Rucellai.

In 2006 it was moved into the Leopoldine complex in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, where the Museo del Novecento recently opened, and the Photography museum has been closed ever since. The website insists it will reopen after renovations, so stay tuned. In the meantime, a digital version, the Alinari Image Museum, opened in Trieste in lqte 2016.

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Piazza Santa Maria Novella 14a rosso

Hours (currently closed; check the website)

Adm €9; €7.50 over 65s and families; free under 5s

+39 055 216310

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by Sailko, GNU Free Documentation License