Once upon a time, the Venetian Navy was quite simply the boss of navies everywhere. To commemorate this proud history, the city maintains this museum, said to be one of the finest of its kind. Originally constructed only to archive the models of historic ships, the collection quickly grew into 25,000+ objects. Now it contains military artillery, WWII torpedoes, eighteenth-century admiral Angelo Erno (a navel hero), an exhibit on the Battle of Lepanto in 1571, in which an alliance - known as the Holy Fleet - including the Venetians crushed the Turkish fleet. The model ships are of course, mind blowing. There’s also a history of merchant fleets and of Venetian gondolas.
Also, visit nearby attractions which are covered in Venice itinerary 1 day.
How to Reach Naval History Museum And Arsenale
- Vaporetti 1, 4.1, 4.2 and Ferry B stop Arsenale
- San Giorgio
- Ristorante Al Covo
- Friggitoria Cleopatra Di Hassouna Magdi
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2.87% of people who visit Venice include Naval History Museum And Arsenale in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
76% of people start their Naval History Museum And Arsenale visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Naval History Museum And Arsenale
71.43% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Naval History Museum And Arsenale