Monumental Rooms of the National Library Marciana

  • EMAIL: biblioteca@marciana.venezia.sbn.it

  • TELEFONO E FAX: 0412407223

  • WEBSITE: marciana.venezia.sbn.it

  • LOCATION: Piazza S.Marco 13/a - 30124 Venezia

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). You log into the palace through a noble double staircase, with a vaulted roof and domed tops. The grand hall of the library, designed to preserve the treasures of the Venetian Republic will amaze you with its beauty. On the inside you will find the valuable works of Jacopo de Barbari (magnificent bird's eye view of Venice), Titian (Wisdom), Veronese and Tintoretto.

Guided tour hours:

10.00 - 19.00 (ticket office 10.00 - 18.00) from April 1 to October

31 10.30 - 17.00 (ticket office 10.30 - 16.00) from November 1 to March 31

Closed on December 25 and January 1.

Every second Sunday of the month the Library proposes, in collaboration with the Venice Art Cultural Association, a free guided tour in Italian. The visit will begin at 2.30 pm. Reservation is mandatory.

Tickets: Access to the Monumental Halls takes place from the entrance of the Correr Museum (Piazza San Marco, Napoleonic Wing) and is subject to the acquisition of the single ticket for the Museums of Piazza San Marco (valid for the Correr Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, the Monumental Halls of the Marciana National Library and Palazzo Ducale), which however is free for residents and those born in the Municipality of Venice.

 

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