Venice Museums, Churches and Theatres

Today Venice is a city that is more than ever devoted to ART. Anyone choosing to take a holiday on the Lagoon has a vast choice of Venice Museums. There are those devoted to the history of the city, such as the Palazzo Ducale, the Museum of Eighteenth-Century Venice in the Ca Rezzonico or the Galleries of the Venetian Academy. Then there are those devoted to contemporary art such as the Palazzo Grazzi and Punta della Dogana as well as those focussing on costumes like the Palazzo Mocenigo and the Fortuny Museum. In Venice it is possible to take in art in all its forms in its numerous MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, CHURCHES, FOUNDATIONS and BUILDINGS.


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Punta della Dogana

PUNTA DELLA DOGANA

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Punta della Dogana, one of the two museums belonging to the Pinault Foundation in Venice, was once the Customs House for the Most Serene Republic. The building, with its characteristic triangular shape, crowned with a tower surmounted by the Golden Ball, depicting the world supported by two Atlases, was completely […]

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Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

SCUOLA GRANDE DI SAN GIOVANNI EVANGELISTA

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The Scuola Grande di San Giovani Evangelista was founded in 1261 in the church of San Aponal (Venice), near Rialto. In 1307 it was moved to the church of San Giovanni Evangelista and in 1340 it rented some rooms in the near hospice founded by the Badoer family. The Scuola […]

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Ducale Palace

DUCALE PALACE

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An incredible Palace in St. Mark Square: Ducale Palace Ducale Palace has been until the fall of the Republic of Venice in the 1797 residence of the Doge, palace public and place of administration of the justice, the higher and richer symbol of the venetian civilization, of its cultural, military, […]

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Monumental Rooms of the National Library Marciana

MONUMENTAL ROOMS OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY MARCIANA

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Marciana National Library, a beautiful building designed by Jacopo Sansovino overlooking the basin of St. Mark. The Monumental Rooms of the National Library Marciana (Library Sansoviniana) in Venice are inserted in the integrated path of the Museums of St. Mark’s Square, with a single-entry at the Museo Correr (Napoleonic Wing). […]

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Cini Foundation

CINI FOUNDATION

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Cini Foundation is housed in the charming monastery of the Isle of San Giorgio in Venice. Giorgio Cini Foundation is established in the monumental complex of the Benedictine monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore in the homonym island facing St Mark’s Basin. Created as an international cultural centre, the mission of […]

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Correr Museum

CORRER MUSEUM

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The stunning Napoleonic Wing in St. Mark Square in Venice hosts the Correr Museum. The Correr Museum of Venice offers a compelling tour of Venetian history and art. Most noteworthy are the painting gallery, with 14th to 16th-century mainly Venetian masterpieces, Neoclassical section withcollection of works by Canova, the precious historical institutional collections, […]

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National Archaeological Museum

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

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The National Archaeological Museum of Piazza San Marco houses an impressive collection of Greek, Roman, Egyptian art. The Museum, which is accessed with the integrated ticket for the museums of St. Mark’s Square, was established in 1523 following the bequest of Cardinal Domenico Grimani and Giovanni Grimani who donated to […]

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Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation

BEVILACQUA LA MASA FOUNDATION

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The activities of the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation are mainly focused on the promotion of contemporary art, with the creation of exhibitions by living artists of international renown, and activities involving young artists, and in particular those of the Triveneto. In the two expository venues, in the twelve workshops, in […]

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House of Carlo Goldoni

HOUSE OF CARLO GOLDONI

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Come and visit the House of Carlo Goldoni, located in a beautiful building just a short walk from Campo of the Frari. Ca ‘Centani, or Centanni, better known as the “House of Carlo Goldoni“, was built in the fifteenth century. It is a typical Gothic palace of not excessive size, […]

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SCALA CONTARINI DEL BOVOLO

SCALA CONTARINI DEL BOVOLO

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The Scala Contarini del Bovolo – one of the most precious architectural treasures of Venice – reopenes its doors to visitors On 30th January, 2016, one of the most impressive architectural treasures of Venice reopened its doors to visitors: the Scala Contarini del Bovolo. Hidden from the main touristic road, […]

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Punta della Dogana

PUNTA DELLA DOGANA

Punta della Dogana, one of the two museums belonging to the Pinault Foundation in Venice, was once the Customs House for the Most Serene Republic. The building, with its characteristic triangular shape, crowned with a tower surmounted by the Golden Ball, depicting the world supported by two Atlases, was completely renovated in 2009, transformed into a modern centre for contemporary art, designed by the minimalist Japanese architect Tadao Ando. The main features of the building are in fact its exposed concrete walls, which are precisely the signature of Ando.

Punta della Dogana overlooks St. Mark’s Basin and, as the permanent home of the immense Pinault collection, has become the number one port of call for the most representative works of contemporary art and the place of choice to share them with the wider public.

Inside the building, visitors can also find the Dogana Café, a beautiful area, again renovated by Ando, where they can enjoy exceptional food and wine with a beautiful view over the Lagoon.

OPENING HOURS
Open every day from 10 am to 7 pm. Except on Tuesdays and on the 24th, 25th December. Last entrance at 6 pm.

Full rate

15€ / Punta della Dogana or Palazzo Grassi
20€ / Punta della Dogana + Palazzo Grassi

Discounted rate

10€ / Punta della Dogana or Palazzo Grassi
15€ / Punta della Dogana + Palazzo Grassi

 

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