Medici Chapels

Nearby place to visit at Grand Hotel Minerva

5 min. walk from the hotel. Open from 8:15 am to 1:50 pm

The famous sacristy of the Medici Chapels was the work of Michelangelo. Set in part of the Basilica of San Lorenzo, once the Medici parish and the burial place for family members from the 15th century on. The museum is most famed for holding the tombs of Giuliano and Lorenzo de’ Medici, a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture and sculpture, which Michelangelo sculpted for the "New Sacristy."