2-Peggy Guggenheim Collection

2-Peggy Guggenheim Collection, located in her former home Palazzo Venier dei Leoni; an unfinished 18th century Palace in Venice. Situated on the Grand Canal, between the Accademia and the Basilica della Salute.

Explore one of Europe’s most respected modern art museums and most important cultural attractions in Venice.

  • See famous works by Picasso, Magritte, Pollock and Calder
  • Visit the temporary exhibitions alongside the permanent collections
  • Relax in the famous and wonderful sculpture garden by the side of the Grand Canal. See Peggy and her dog’s burial place. Visit the modern café/restaurant.
  • I have three great posts on Peggy Guggenheim, linked below; therefore I have kept the descriptive text to a minimum in this post.


  • American and European Contemporary Art.
  • Dorsoduro district.
  • Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
  • Vaporetto stops: Salute or Accademia.

Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice.










TOP 25 MUSEUMS. Select your museum and click on the link below:

1 – Palazzo Ducale (The Doge’s Palace)

2 – Peggy Guggenheim Collection (not linked)

3 – Ca’ Pesaro

4 – The Correr Museum

5 – Galleria dell’Accademia

6 – Scuola Grande di San Rocco

7 – San Servolo Insane Asylum Museum

8 – Palazzo Grassi (Francois Pinault Collection)

9 – Museo Fortuny

10 – Leonardo da Vinci Museum

11 – Fondazione Querini Stampalia

12 – Museo del Vetro

13 – Museo del Merletto

14 – Punta della Dogana

15 – Casa di Carlo Goldoni

16 – Museo di Storia Naturale

17 – Museo Palazzo Mocenigo

18 – Museo Storico Navale

19 – Museo della Musica

20 – Fondazione Vedova

21 – Museo di San Marco

22 – Museo Ebraico

23 – Palazzo Cini

24 – Museo Provinciale di Torcello

25 – Museo Archeologico Nazionale


LINKS (internalexternal)

Official website covering all aspects of your visit 

Opening hours – Visit us safely – Tickets – Getting here – What’s on today – Tours – Services -Shopping & Dining – FAQ


To widen your experience and enjoyment before visiting, please see my comprehensive and illustrated posts below:

Peggy Guggenheim in Venice  an introduction to the Guggenheim Foundation, the Guggenheim Collection and the Life of Peggy Guggenheim: 

Peggy Guggenheim: The Last Dogaressa   an exhibition held at the Guggenheim Venice, that ran between September 2019 and January 2020

Peggy Guggenheim – Images and Quotes

General Information and the Main Attractions for the Dorsoduro district

Please see my complete “Index of Blog Posts”


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