Palazzo Grimani

PALAZZO GRIMANI

A spectacular Palace Museum near St.Mark Square

Palazzo Grimani is a remarkable building in Venice for the architectural originality, the high quality of its decoration and the history of its development.

At the beginning of the 16th century Antonio Grimani gave his sons the family house then rebuilt by Antonio’s grandsons – Vettore, a Procurator of St. Mark’s and Giovanni, the Patriarch of Aquileia. The rich interior is decorated with outstanding stucco works and frescoes executed by mannerist artists such as Giovanni da UdineFrancesco SalviatiCamillo Mantovano, Francesco Menzocchi and Federico Zuccari.

In 2008 the Palace reopened after a long restoration showing again its preciousness and a great choice of Giovanni Grimani’s archeological collection in the beautiful Tribuna and in the courtyard, a unique place in the city. With the opening of the palace museum, Venice enlarge its worthwhile museum circuit.

The museum host regularly art exhibitions and suggestive events like concerts.

Opening times: Monday 8.15 – 14
                              From Tuesday to Sunday 8.15 – 19.15
                              Closed 1st January, 25th December, 1st May

Tickets: full price ticket 6€ + 1,50 € as reservation fee
                 reduced price ticket 5€ + 1,50 € as reservation fee