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Uffizi and other Florence museums to be open late Saturdays

ROME (AP) — Three highly popular tourist attractions in Florence, including the Uffizi Gallery, will be open Saturday nights.

The Italian Culture Ministry announced on Monday the Uffizi, the Accademia Gallery and the Bargello National Museum, starting this week, will be open Saturdays from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. The special initiative runs until Dec. 19.

The Uffizi is Italy’s top-drawing museum. The Accademia is famed for Michelangelo’s sculpture David. The Bargello is mainly dedicated to sculpture.

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