Come and visit the House of Carlo Goldoni, located in a beautiful building just a short walk from Campo of the Frari.
, 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, but that still today, despite several renovations, shows the plant and the typical elements of civil Venetian architecture in the late fourteenth and the beginning of the fifteenth century.
The Goldonian section
includes some documents (birth, marriage, private letters), the correspondence with the owners of the Theater San Luca
, the manuscript of "Justin", copies of the major eighteenth-century editions and translations of his works, and portraits of Longhi and of Piazzetta; while the Venetian theater is represented by portraits of some authors (Gallina, Selvatico, Sugana, Varagnolo) and certain Venetian actors or other performers of the comedies of Goldoni (Modena-Benini-Zago-Gandusio) and also by some costumes (the "velada "by E. Novelli and the dress of Harlequin of M. Moretti). In addition, the" portego "furnished a way to recreate a certain eighteenth-century setting.
How to get :
Vaporetto ACTV lines: Line 1 S. TOMA '
: full price: 5,00 €, reduced price: 3,50 €
Closed on Wednesday, December 25, January 1 and May 1
Hours: Open every day from 12.00 to 17.00