Palazzo Strozzi

Gallery in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

This 15th-century Renaissance mansion was built for wealthy merchant Filippo Strozzi, one of the Medici's major political and commercial rivals. Today it hosts exciting art exhibitions. There's always a buzz about the place, with young Florentines congregating in the courtyard Caffé Strozzi. Art workshops, tours and other activities aimed squarely at families make the gallery a firm favourite with everyone.