Museums of Venice

Museums of Venice: Most of the Venice Museums are located in ancient palaces, so visiting them means not only enjoying the many works of art exhibited but also appreciating architecture, the interior of Palaces and take pleasure of the terrific sight. 
 
Campo della Carità - Accademia

A must for anyone with even the slightest interest in art! The former church and convent of Santa Maria della Carita, with additions by Palladio, hosts a collection that follows the progression of...

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St. Mark's Square 52 - San Marco

The design and initial building work on the Napoleonic Wing dates from the years when Venice was part of that Kingdom of Italy (1806-1814) of which Napoleon was sovereign and his stepson, Eugene de...

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Palace Venier dei Leoni - Dorsoduro

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is the most important museum in Italy for European and American art of the first half of the 20th century. It is located in Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo...

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Santa Croce 2076 - San Stae

The International Gallery of Modern Art contains important nineteenth- and twentieth-century collections of paintings and sculptures, including masterpieces by Klimt, Chagall and remarkable works by...

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Dorsoduro 3136 - Ca' Rezzonico

The museum retraces the Venetian life lie it was in the 18th century. A lot of treasures, assembled since 1934, furniture, paintings and decorative objects found in numerous villas and Venetian...

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Riva S. Biasio 2148 - Castello

Venice Naval History Museum: during the Serenissima Republic, in the day of Sensa (Ascension) the cruising ship of Venetian Navy (il Bucintoro) escorted the Doge (head of Republic) in tha lagoon...

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Monuments - San Marco Area

The Doge's Palace, Venice, has façades which date from 1309-1424, designed by Giovanni and Bartolomeo Buon. The palace, started in the ninth century, several times rebuilt, and completed in the...

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Monuments - Cà d'Oro Area

This beautiful Gothic palace along the Grand Canal of Venice was originally covered in gold leafs, vermilion and ultramarine decorations. The palace reveals Moorish influence in its roof and sinuous...

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Monument and Museum - San Rocco

This School was built in the 1515 following the project of Bon and Scarpagnino, and soon became famous becouse of the Tintoretto's paintings that remained here for more than twenty years and that...

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Monuments - Castello Area

By 1400, the Arsenal was already the world’s most extensive industrial complex, with 3,000 employees (known as “Arsenalotti”) and a production capacity which, by the 1500s, had reached no less...

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Tips from a local

The 10 Tips we give you are by real Venetians. Along with the recommendations some recommendations for visiting Venice respecting its fragility....

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Fontego (Fondaco) dei Turchi

Since 1923 the Fondaco dei Turchi has been the seat of the Natural History Museum of Venice....

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Pinault Collection

Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana - Pinault Collection. More info....

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