Here are five of the best museums in Venice that could surprise you during a trip to the lagoon.
Table of Contents
- Palazzo Grimani
- Ca Pesaro – Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna
- Fondazione Querini Stampalia
- Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro
- Palazzo Fortuny
- Scuola Grande di San Rocco
- Stanze della Fotografia
The Museum of Palazzo Grimani was originally the home of Antonio Grimani. Now it is a very valuable and admirable architecture that blends elements of the Venetian and Tuscan-Roman traditions. Of particular prestige is the evocative environment of the grandstand with the pyramidal skylight.
Entrance: full ticket 14 euros.
Ca Pesaro – Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna
Ca’ Pesaro – Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna in Venice houses nineteenth-twentieth century collections of paintings and sculpture The permanent collections of Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna includes artworks such as Il pensatore by Auguste Rodin and Giuditta II (Salomé) by Gustav Klimt together with other artworks by artists such as Medardo Rosso, Giacomo Balla, Adolfo Wildt, Arturo Martini, Gino Rossi, Giorgio Morandi and Felice Casorati.
Entrance: full ticket 14 euros.
Fondazione Querini Stampalia
The Fondazione Querini Stampalia in Venice is one of the most famous libraries in the city and also an important museum with artworks by Giovanni Bellini, Lorenzo di Credi, Jacopo Palma il Vecchio, Bernardo Strozzi, Marco and Sebastiano Ricci, Giambattista Tiepolo, some Venetian life’s glimpses by Pietro Longhi and Gabriel Bella. Over four hundred paintings, from the 14th to the 20th century, mostly from the Venetian school.
Entrance: The full ticket is 15 euros; for guided tours, booking is required at least one week in advance, the cost of the guided tour is to be added to the entrance ticket.
Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro
The Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro hosts an important art collection that includes fornitures, paintings, medals, tapestries, bronzes and sculptures- Thi collection was expanded during the years adding reinassance artworks from destroyed religious building or collections of Gallerie dell’Accademia annd the Museo Archeologico.
Entrance: reservation is required.
Palazzo Fortuny is a house-museum belonged to Mariano Fortuny. Nowadays, it is dedicated to the exhibiting activities and the visual arts. The library is also rich of furnishings, objects and volumes of art and technology. Moreover, in the collection there are also paintings, precious fabrics on the walls and lamps.
Entrance: full ticket 10 euros.
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
The Scuola Grande di San Rocco is an incredible place with more than 60 paintings preserved in their original position in a building that, since its building, didn’t almost change. In the Scuola there is one of the most important pictorial cylce made by Tintoretto.
Entrance: full ticket 9 euros.
Stanze della Fotografia
The Stanze della Fotografia are an exhibtion center dedicated to the photography. Its spaces represents an iternational research center and it enhances photography and images’ culture with exhibtions and shows in Venice and other Italian cities. They also arrange laboratories, meetings and workshops.
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