Venice Museum Guide

Venice Museum Guide

Venice Museum Guide Venice Museum Guide, contains my "Top 25 Recommendations" and is one of the most comprehensive guides to the city's finest museums. This introductory guide features a direct link, to each of my 25 Individual museum posts and includes everything you...

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25 – Museo Archeologico Nazionale

25 – Museo Archeologico Nazionale

25 – Museo Archeologico Nazionale 25 – Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Venezia, is located in Piazza San Marco, on the first floor of the "Procuratie Nuove".   The National Archaeological Museum, is a state museum that exhibits classical Greek and Roman sculptures,...

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24 – Museo Provinciale di Torcello

24 – Museo Provinciale di Torcello

24 – Museo Provinciale di Torcello 24 – Museo Provinciale di Torcello, recounts the history of the island of Torcello and its relations with Venice and the hinterland. It is located, in what was the two palaces of the Archives and of the Council. Reaching its maximum...

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23 – Palazzo Cini

23 – Palazzo Cini

23 – Palazzo Cini 23 – Palazzo Cini, the home of industrialist Vittorio Cini was converted in 1984; into a museum, housing his private art collection.  Vittorio Cini, was involved in the major financial and manufacturing enterprises; that drove the development of...

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22 – Museo Ebraico

22 – Museo Ebraico

22 – Museo Ebraico 22 – Museo Ebraico, stands next to the Old German Synagogue in the Campo di Ghetto Nuovo; in the Cannaregio district of Venice. It was created by the Jewish Community of Venice in 1953 and is dedicated to Jewish traditions and life in Italy. The...

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21 – Museo di San Marco

21 – Museo di San Marco

 21 – Museo di San Marco 21 – Museo di San Marco, established at the end of the 19th century and recently extended, is located inside the Basilica di San Marco.  Recently re-opened, after it underwent a significant extension of the Museum’s floor area; between the...

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20 – Fondazione Vedova

20 – Fondazione Vedova

20 – Fondazione Vedova 20 – Fondazione Vedova, has its main aim to promote the work of Venetian artist, Emilio Vedova, is located on the Zattere. Fondazione Emilio and Annabianca Vedova,  close to the Salute church and overlooking the wide Guidecca Canal, are the two...

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19 – Museo della Musica

19 – Museo della Musica

19 – Museo della Musica 19 – Museo della Musica, offers a tribute to “liuteria”; the Italian art and craft of stringed instrument-making; that has contributed to the greatness of Italian culture. It is housed in the San Maurizio church in the San Marco district,...

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18 – Museo Storico Navale

18 – Museo Storico Navale

18 – Museo Storico Navale di Venezia 18 – Museo Storico Navale di Venezia, founded in 1919, is located close to the Arsenale; in one of the old granaries of Venice.  It is the most important museum of its kind in Italy and part of the complex, is still under the...

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17 – Museo Palazzo Mocenigo

17 – Museo Palazzo Mocenigo

17 – Museo Palazzo Mocenigo 17 – Museo Palazzo Mocenigo, once home to the important and powerful Mocenigo family; now houses the Museum of Textiles and Costumes. Originally of gothic style, it was heavily modified in the 17th century and was home to one of the most...

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