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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, waiting for the promised restoration. In the meantime, a digital version, the Alinari Image Museum, opened in Trieste in late 2016.

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Piazza Santa Maria Novella 14a rosso

Hours (currently closed; check at the tourist office)

+39 055 216310


Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Image by Sailko, GNU Free Documentation License