Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

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Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Dorsoduro, 701-704, 30123 Venezia, Italy

Phone: +39-0412405411

Ticket Price: 14 EUR

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

The American heiress Peggy Guggenheim made collecting tasteful art and hosting seasonal exhibitions a habit of hers. She lived here, at the 18th century Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, for over 30 years, and her influence has elevated the museum to a premier modern art museum. Picasso, Calder, Ernst, Pollock, Dali, Chagall, Giacometti, Klee, and some Italian Futurists – they’re all here. Over 400,000 people visit yearly, making it the second most popular building in Venice after the Doge’s Palace itself. Picturesque and elegant, the museum continues to collect art to this day. Her furniture and garden are nothing to be sneezed at either. Visits to the museum will also illuminate the woman who made it all happen, and the tragedy of her family life.

An exclusive personal collection of American heiress Peggy Guggenheim known for its exquisiteness and unique taste. The museum is open for visitors from Monday to Sunday. The Tickets for Peggy Guggenheim Collection varies as per the visitors age. You can get the Peggy Guggenheim Collection Tickets from premises by arriving a little earlier. Concession of a certain amount is available on Peggy Guggenheim Collection Ticket Prices for children and seniors. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection Ticket Cost is completely free for children under 10.

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is one of the tourist attractions in Venice Itinerary 2 Days. You must visit this amazing tourist attraction in Venice.

Peggy Guggenheim Collection Information

  • Pets not allowed.

Peggy Guggenheim Collection Ticket Prices

  • 65+ years €12;
  •  €8 for:
  • Young visitors from 10 to 18 years.
  • Students under 26 years (with ID).
  • School groups; Members of UNESCO, IAA, AIAP (with current ID).
  • Members of ANISA, Associazione Nazionale Insegnanti di Storia dell'Arte e all teachers and professors of Art and Art History (with a current ID).
  • Members of AMICI DEI MUSEI DI VENEZIA.
  • Disabled visitors escort; Journalists with valid ID.
  • Military and city police officers with ID.
  • Holders of Fidelity Card Teatro Goldoni, Venice.
  • Holders of Fidelity Card Teatro Verdi, Padova.
  • Free entry for under 10 years of age.

Peggy Guggenheim Collection Opening and Closing Hours

  • Last admission is 5 pm.
  • Museum closes at 6 pm.

How To reach Peggy Guggenheim Collection by Public Transport

From Piazzale Roma or train station:

  • Water bus line 2, direction Lido, Accademia stop
  • Water bus line 1, direction Lido, Accademia stop or Health Academy

From Piazza San Marco:

  • Water bus line 2 towards P. Roma, Accademia stop
  • Water bus line 1 towards P. Roma, stop or Health Academy

 

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  • Very interesting collection. Particularly those who like interpreting abstract art. A lot of the collection needed the right mindset to indulge the artists.. It was a good and pleasant experience. I'd advise the physical or audio guide to provide more information during the tour.

  • A "who's who" of modern abstract art, incredible collection. Good audio guide. Not so large as to be overwhelming, although even off peak (in October) there were a lot of people and it felt a little crammed. Lovely garden and cafe. Recommended.

  • This place was a very moving experience for me. It perhaps was a highlight of visiting the entire beautiful city here. What moved me was the personal picture of Ms. Guggenheim that I felt. And it was touching to look at and read some of the personal pictures and notes from prominent artists to her.

  • Fantastic collection of contemporary/modern cubist, surrealist and abstract art. Absolutely loved the fascinating temporary exhibition which doesn't cost additionally to your entry ticket. Discounted price for students. Good layout and lovely terrace overlooking the canal to take a sit down half way through. Informative plaques. No queue for entry even in the height of August tourist season. Lovely cafe and gift shop too.

  • Nice little gallery, you can see the whole thing without getting footsore. The house & grounds are a beautiful setting for the paintings and sculptures. The surreal & abstract art are interesting for the uninitiated. Situated in a nice corner of Venice (they're all nice).

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