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.

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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Monumental Rooms of the National Library Marciana

MONUMENTAL ROOMS OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY MARCIANA

Piazza S.Marco 13/a - 30124 Venezia (Show map)

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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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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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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Mocenigo Palace

MOCENIGO PALACE

Santa Croce 1992, 30135 Venezia (Show map)

Mocenigo Palace, the museum and study center of tissues and Costumes in Venice, hosts some interesting paths dedicated to perfume. Center History Studies of Costume, section of the Civic Veneziani Museums, has been instituted in 1985 and has center to Palace Mocenigo di San Stae. After an incredible restyling The […]

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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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Correr Museum

CORRER MUSEUM

Piazza San Marco, 52, 30124 Venezia (Show map)

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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Venice Gallerie dell’Accademia

VENICE GALLERIE DELL’ACCADEMIA

Campo della Carità, 1050 30123 Venezia, Italia (Show map)

A wonderful Art Collection in Venice: Gallerie dell’Accademia Gallerie dell’Accademia were inaugurated and since 1817: in its 24 halls the main works of the Serenissima’s major artists (Veronese, Titian, Tiepolo, Tintoretto) have been exhibited (the present arrangement is due to Carlo Scarpa who took care of it between 1948 and 1949). The […]

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Pinacoteca and Museum of Querini Stampalia Foundation

PINACOTECA AND MUSEUM OF QUERINI STAMPALIA FOUNDATION

Castello 5252 - 30122 Venezia (Show map)

In the heart of Venice, the ancient, noble Querini Stampalia Palace welcomes you with its lavishly decorated halls, the Library and the area restored by Mario Botta and Carlo Scarpa. The Museum of Querini Stampalia Foundation is one of the most important examples of House-Museum in the heart of Venice […]

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Peggy Guggenheim Collection

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION

Dorsoduro 701 30123 Venezia (Show map)

The private apartment of Peggy Guggenheim, transformed in museum, conserve today 250 works, of which only 180 visible ones to the public. Peggy Guggenheim Collection is an original collection of contemporary art,  made possible by the watchful eye of the lively Peggy Guggheneim, brilliant heiress, merchant and patron of arts, who […]

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