Accademia Gallery tour in Florence is one of the most important museum tours of this famous Tuscan city, a must-see for any Art lover. Accademia Gallery Florence houses the original statue of David by Michelangelo, masterpiece of the young Florentine artist. This impressive monument, which has become an absolute symbol of art, was transferred here, to the specially designed tribune, from Piazza della Signoria in 1873. In addition to Michelangelo's David, the Accademia Gallery Florence hosts other important works by Michelangelo, such as the impressive Slaves for Pope Julius II or the Barberini Pietà, but also a wide range of 15th and 16th century mostly Florentine paintings, originally moved here from suppressed convents to instruct art students. Accademia Gallery Florence displays also a collection of musical instruments of the Medici family and and a rich collection of Florentine paintings of the Gothic period, mostly of Giotto school.