Museo e chiostri Monumentali di Santa Maria Novella

This is a very beautiful and picturesque dominican convent, property of the comune since 1868. The Chiostro is very impressive, completely frescoed with scenes from the Old Testament, two of them of Paolo Uccello Diluvio Universale and Ebbrezza di Noè.

Andrea Bonaiuti’s works celebrate the fight of dominican for human salvation in the allegory Church militante e trionfante. The museum stands in the Ubriachi Chapel and in the ancient Refettorio since 1983, it is a very beautiful collection of sacred art, with embroider and ligneous sculptures.