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.

Palazzo Grimani

PALAZZO GRIMANI

Castello 4858 30122 Venezia (Show map)

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 […]

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Fortuny Museum Venice

FORTUNY MUSEUM VENICE

San Marco 3958, 30124 Venezia (Show map)

The palace that accommodates the Fortuny Museum Venice is the house of Mariano Fortuny, one splendid copy of greater gotica building and an endowed atmosphere of exceptional fascination. The same additions like the balconies, the suspended passages and the decorations to coolnessthat were realized between aim ight hundred and first of […]

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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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Olivetti Showroom in St. Mark’s Square

OLIVETTI SHOWROOM IN ST. MARK’S SQUARE

St. Mark's Square (Show map)

One of the wonderful creations of Carlo Scarpa in Venice: the Olivetti store in St. Mark Square. Under the arcades of St Mark’s Square you find the Olivetti Showroom, designed by Carlo Scarpa in 1957-58 it’s one of the most remarkable examples of the XX century Italian architecture. Recently restored, […]

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Galleria Giorgio Franchetti – Ca d’Oro

GALLERIA GIORGIO FRANCHETTI – CA D’ORO

Cannaregio n. 3932 (Strada Nuova) – Venezia (Show map)

Ca d’Oro ( Galleria Franchetti)  owes its name to the precious decorations in gold-leaf that used to cover the façade. It is a notable example of Venetian Gothic architecture and one of the most spectacular palaces on the Grand Canal. HISTORY: Ca d’oro was commissioned in 1420 by the prosecutor […]

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Venice Ghetto and Jewish Museum

VENICE GHETTO AND JEWISH MUSEUM

Campo del ghetto, Cannaregio, Venezia (Show map)

Ghetto is a Venetian word and the ghettos of the whole world owe their name to the small island completely surrounded by a ring of water where the Jews lived: Venice Ghetto. HISTORY: At the end of the 15th century the Republic, always ready to take advantage from situations, granted […]

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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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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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House of Carlo Goldoni

HOUSE OF CARLO GOLDONI

Sestiere San Polo, 2794, 30125 Venezia (Show map)

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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Museo of the merletto – Laces Museum Venice

MUSEO OF THE MERLETTO – LACES MUSEUM VENICE

Piazza Baldassare Galuppi, 187, 30142 Burano Venezia (Show map)

In the 1978 the venetian public agencies (Comune, Provincia, Camera di Commercio, Ente per il Turismo, Azienda Autonoma di Soggiorno)are joined to the Foundation Adriana Marcello in a Consortium for Laces of Burano in order to throw again and to riqualificare the handicraft of laces. In the center of the ancient […]

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