On 18th February, the city of Florence pays homage to a great woman, the last member of the Medici dynasty in the anniversary of her death.
Maria Luisa de’ Medici in 1737 signed the so-called “patto di famiglia” (family’s pact), offering her family’s immense patrimony to the city of Florence. This means that all the paintings, sculptures and collections are open to the public and you can see them.
This celebration is devoted to art, that is why some of the museums in the city can be visited for free on February 18th. Here there is the list: