Interior and Exhibits
This museum has a large collection of sculptures that include Donatello’s statue David and Saint George, as well as the Portrait of Brutus by Tondo Pitti. There are also many statues from the 16th century by Giambologna, Bandinelli, and Ammannati. The entrance to the museum is quite huge with heraldic decorations on the walls, while in addition to the sculpture; the museum also features a collection of goldwork, baroque jewels, various metal objects, and ivory carvings.
Bargello National Museum has an interesting story to tell. The Council of the Hundred held their first meetings there, which involved the plot against Medici. A lot of alterations and additions were made during the 15th century, and it was not until mid-19th century, that this place was turned into a national museum.