Please find below the changes to the opening hours for the visiting public.

Repair work on the pavement of the basilica

We inform visitors that a repair work is underway on the pavement of the basilica, in front of Dante's Cenotaph.

Closing of the Refectory and of the second cloister

We inform visitors that on June, 29th and 30th, the Refectory and the second cloister will be closed to the public.

Mass of Nations

On Friday, July 15th, the Basilica of Santa Croce is hosting the Mass of Nations as part of the XLIII Pueri Cantores International Congress, with the participation of the choir of the German confederation. The monumental complex will open for tourist visits at 2.00 pm.

Restoration site

We inform visitors that, starting from April 26, The Bardi chapel will be closed to allow the mounting of the restoration site. The Giotto frescoes with the Stories of Saint Francis will not be visible for the duration of the restoration period.

Maintenance work

From June 6th to June 30th a spider lift platform will be present in the basilica, due to maintenance work. The area and the artworks will still be visible.

Works on loan

We inform visitors that Donatello's Crucifix and St. Louis of Toulouse are ​​currently on loan to the exhibition Donatello. The Renaissance at Palazzo Strozzi, and are not visible to the public.

Areas temporarily closed to the public

Access is temporarily suspended to the rooms 1–5 in the Museum.

Sculpture undergoing maintenance

We inform visitors that Henry Moore's Warrior with Shield (1972) is currently undergoing maintenance.