Use and Rental of Museum Facilities and Patrimony
Some of the Museum System's spaces can be hired for events such as conferences, seminars, private functions.
Hiring Rules and costs
The intended use of the facilities must be compatible with the nature of the premises. Since the protection of places and their contents is a priority for the Museum System, the authorisation can be denied if this is not guaranteed.
The authorization to use the facilities is also bound to the acceptance of the conditions listed at the bottom of the request form.
The request must be submitted at least two months before the date of the event.
The act of granting the spaces needs to be formally approved and the payment shall be in advance.
For institutional events, we mean all the events organized by the University of Florence or by other public institutions.
For other events, we mean all the events organized by private subjects and that have a declared cultural character.
For ceremonies and private events, we mean ceremonies, convivial or work meetings.
Details of available spaces and price list (pdf)
Booking spaces (rtf)
The Rooms of the Museum System
|Botanical Gardens | Outside Area||Geology and Paleontology | Strozzi Hall|
Photographing and Filming
The Museum allows free photographing and filming solely for personal use.
For all other uses, an application for authorisation to the Museum Director needs to be submitted by filling in the required forms (rtf)
Loans for Temporary Exhibitions
Samples of museum collections can be borrowed for temporary exhibitions.
The loan request, complete with the scientific project and the Facility Report on the exhibition space, must be addressed to the Director of the Museum at least 6 months before the start of the event.
In the event that the Section Manager finds justified reasons for denying the loan, he or she shall make a written statement to the President and the Director.
Among the loan's conditions, there is the verification of the requirements of the exhibition venue, the approval of a specialized shipment company and the stipulation of a comprehensive insurance policy.
All costs arising from packaging and shipping, as well as insurance cover, shall be borne by the applicant.
A reimbursement proportional to the amount of the insurance value may be requested.
In all cases, the applicant agrees to acknowledge the origin of the exhibit as follows: On loan from the Museum System of the University of Florence. The Borrower must also send a copy of the exhibition catalogue.