Bargello

Bargello The Bargello, also known as the Palazzo del Bargello, Museo Nazionale del Bargello, or Palazzo del Popolo, is a former barracks and prison, now an art museum, in Florence, Italy.TerminologyThe word bargello appears to come from the late Latin bargillus (from Goth bargi and German burg), meaning "castle" or "fortified tower".

During the Italian Middle Ages it was the name given to a military captain in charge of keeping peace and justice (hence "Captain of justice") during riots and uproars. In Florence he was usually hired from a foreign city to prevent any appearance of favoritism on the part of the Captain. The position could be compared with that of a current Chief of police. The name Bargello was extended to the b

During the Italian Middle Ages it was the name given to a military captain in charge of keeping peace and justice (hence "Captain of justice") during riots and uproars. In Florence he was usually hired from a foreign city to prevent any appearance of favoritism on the part of the Captain. The position could be compared with that of a current Chief of police. The name Bargello was extended to the b

Normali funzionamento

Indirizzo

Florence

Orario di apertura

Lunedì 08:15 - 17:00
Martedì 08:15 - 17:00
Mercoledì 08:15 - 17:00
Giovedì 08:15 - 17:00
Venerdì 08:15 - 17:00
Sabato 08:15 - 17:00
Domenica 08:15 - 17:00

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