A spectacular Palace Museum near St.Mark Square
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 grandsons – Vettore, a Procurator of St. Mark’s and Giovanni, the Patriarch of Aquileia. The rich interior is decorated with outstanding stucco works and frescoes executed by mannerist artists such as Giovanni da Udine
, Francesco Salviati
, Camillo Mantovano
, Francesco Menzocchi
and Federico Zuccari.
In 2008 the Palace reopened after a long restoration showing again its preciousness and a great choice of Giovanni Grimani's archeological collection
in the beautiful Tribuna and in the courtyard, a unique place in the city. With the opening of the palace museum
, Venice enlarge its worthwhile museum circuit.
The museum host regularly art exhibitions and suggestive events like concerts.
: Monday 8.15 – 14
From Tuesday to Sunday 8.15 – 19.15
Closed 1st January, 25th December, 1st May
Tickets: full price ticket 6€ + 1,50 € as reservation fee
reduced price ticket 5€ + 1,50 € as reservation fee