LOCATION: Palazzo Pesaro Papafava - Calle de la Racheta 3764, Cannaregio
The first museum dedicated to Giacomo Casanova.
Palazzo Pesaro Papafava will be the place where you can immerse yourself into the real story of Casanova’s life, living in first person his world, during his time. You’ll have the chance to move around the rooms of Palazzo Pesaro Papafava (Calle de la Racchetta 3764, Cannaregio), a typical Venetian palace of the XIV century, living an incredible experience, discovering the atmosphere and the way of living of the famous Venetian womanizer.
Because of his life full of experiences and adventures, Casanova is famous all around the world, especially because of his several relationships and his charm. But Casanova was also a great writer who left a lot of works and books.
Casanova Museum & Experience is an exhibition that wants to go over the usual view of Casanova, telling his story through his fragilities and weaknesses, featured by loneliness and insecurity. Traditional dress, objects, documents and much more will guide you in the discovery of the real life and person of Giacomo Casanova.
Mixing virtual experience with suggestive spaces, you’ll live a moving and touching hour, inside the building.
You’ll be able to visit 6 areas, where you’ll meet Giacomo’s family, find out more about his trips around Europe and his passion for writing and creating poems.
Casanova was also a diplomatic and a secret agent for the Serenissima Republic, but he never gave up in the research of the real love.
Info and tickets
Opening: from Monday to Sunday, 10 am - 8 pm
Full ticket, 13 euros, reduced ticket, 7 euros.