Venice Museums, Churches and Theatres

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.

Ducale Palace

DUCALE PALACE

Piazza San Marco, 1 Venezia (Show map)

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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Cini Foundation

CINI FOUNDATION

San Giorgio Maggiore (Show map)

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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Ca’ Rezzonico – Museum of 18th century

CA’ REZZONICO – MUSEUM OF 18TH CENTURY

Fondamenta Rezzonico, 3136 30123 Venezia (Show map)

One of the most beautiful palaces on the Grand Canal houses the museum of the eighteenth century in Venice: Ca ‘Rezzonico. Ca’ Rezzonico Palace was designed by the greatest Baroque architect of the city, Baldassare Longhena for the aristocratic Bon family, and works began in 1649. This is home to the […]

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Murano Glass Museum

MURANO GLASS MUSEUM

Fondamenta Marco Giustinian, 8, 30141 Venezia (Show map)

An extraordinary collection of Murano glasses, from the Renaissance to the 18th century, is waiting for you at the Glass Museum of Venice. The Murano Glass Museum, hosted in the ancient residence of the Bishops of Torcello, has been part of the Venice Civic Museum since 1923. In that year, […]

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Clock Tower – St.Mark Square

CLOCK TOWER – ST.MARK SQUARE

Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia (Show map)

The Torre dell’Orologio, conceived in shape of raised bell tower on an essential arc of triumph, is going back building to the last years of the 1400’s realized from the atelier of Mauro Codussi. It represents for many aspects one of more originates them and completed constructions of thearchitecture of […]

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SCALA CONTARINI DEL BOVOLO

SCALA CONTARINI DEL BOVOLO

Scala Contarini Del Bovolo (Show map)

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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Casa dei Tre Oci

CASA DEI TRE OCI

Fondamenta delle Zitelle, 43 - Isola della Giudecca (Show map)

The Venetian museum seat of extraordinary photography exhibition is located on the Giudecca Island: Casa dei Tre Oci. The “Casa dei Tre Oci”, located on the Giudecca Island in Venice, is a splendid example of early 20th-century Venetian architecture. The building became a public exhibition space in 2012 and now […]

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The Natural History Museum of Venice

THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF VENICE

Fontego dei Turchi (Show map)

Re-opened in 2010 with a new charming display the Natural History Museum of Venice. Fontego dei Turchi, house of the Natural History Museum of Venice, was built as a Palazzo for the Pesaro family at the beginning of the XIII century. The strange name of the building is due to […]

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Palazzo Grassi

PALAZZO GRASSI

Palazzo Grassi, Canal Grande (Show map)

Palazzo Grassi is a sophisticated, neoclassically-inspired 18th century building, the work of Giorgio Massari. Some frescoes attributed to Alessandro Longhi decorate the staircase. In 1983, the building passed to the Fiat group, who commissioned the Milanese architect Gae Aulenti to renovate it. It became one of Europe’s most prestigious exhibition […]

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Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Misericordia

SCUOLA GRANDE DI SANTA MARIA DELLA MISERICORDIA

Cannaregio, 3599 - 30121 Venezia (Show map)

The Confraternity of Santa Maria della Misericordia or Valverde, a Scuola Grande, was founded on the 8th of September 1261. In 1310 it obtained by the friars of the Abbazia della Misericordia the permission to build its headquarters next to the church. The works continued uninterruptedly until the beginning of […]

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