Top List of Museums in Venice

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Venice that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Venice to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Venice page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. Peggy Guggenheim Collection

    #1 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Peggy Guggenheim Collection

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Exhibition

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

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

    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, an...Read more

  2. Ca' Rezzonico

    #2 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Ca' Rezzonico

    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Dorsoduro, 3136, 30123 Venezia, Italy

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

    As often happens when attempting to construct palaces in Europe, the builders died (1649) before completing the project. It’s subsequent owner left the building only his name. After being used a...Read more

  3. Galleria Dell' Accademia

    #3 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Galleria Dell' Accademia

    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum, Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: Campo della Carita, 1050, 30123 Venice, Italy

    Timings: 08:15 am - 07:15 pm Details

    The museum, which houses pre-19th century paintings, was also one of the first institutions in the world to study art restoration. The building itself dates back to 1343, and is the oldest Scuola Gran...Read more

  4. Museo Correr

    #4 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Museo Correr

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Piazza San Marco, 52, 30124 Venezia, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This civic museum covers art and history of Venice. Its initial collection (and the building itself) was donated to the city by the famous collector Teodoro Correr. Most of that original collection wa...Read more

  5. Naval History Museum And Arsenale

    #5 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Naval History Museum And Arsenale

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: Riva S. Biasio Castello, 2148, Venezia, Italy

    Timings: 08:45 am - 01:30 pm Details

    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. Origina...Read more

  6. Natural History Museum Of Venice

    #6 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Natural History Museum Of Venice

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Sestiere Santa Croce, 1730, 30135 Venezia, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Yes. Yet another Venice civic museum. This one centres around the Venetian lagoon. The collection, which has about 2 million objects covering botanical, entomological, and zoological specimens, stuffe...Read more

  7. Ca' Pesaro

    #7 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Ca' Pesaro

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Historical Site, Palace

    Address: Santa Croce, 2076, 30135 Venezia, Italy

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

    This 17th century Baroque marble palace houses one Venice’s 11 civic museums. The architecture by Longhena is sufficiently impressive, with a balanced and powerful Sansovinian influence. Pretty ...Read more

  8. Museo Querini Stampalia

    #8 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Museo Querini Stampalia

    Tags: Museum, Cafe

    Address: Santa Maria Formosa, 5252, 30122 VE

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This rich recreation of the living condition of the wealthy Querini family contains precious furniture, paintings, porcelain, globes, textiles and sculptures contained within rooms of fantastic stucco...Read more

  9. Palazzo Mocenigo

    #9 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Palazzo Mocenigo

    Tags: Museum, Bridge, Square

    Address: Santa Croce, 1992, 30135 Venezia, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    A Venice Civic museum! Prominently located between Rialto Bridge and St Mark's Square, this unassuming looking palace actually has major claim to fame – it’s where Lord Byron resided durin...Read more

  10. San Pantalon

    #10 of 22 Museums in Venice
    San Pantalon

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: San Pantalon, Venice, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Looking at it from the outside, you’d wonder what in the world was so impressive about this museum? It’s brick, and squat, and inelegant, and barely anyone visits it. Still, we recommend s...Read more

  11. Dorsoduro

    #11 of 22 Museums in Venice

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Church

    Address: Dorsodura, Venice

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Of the six sestiery in Venice, this has the greatest land area. It is higher than the rest of the city. Compared to other areas of Venice, Dorsoduro has an equal number of museums, churches and galler...Read more

  12. Santa Croce

    #12 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Santa Croce

    Tags: Church, Museum, Palace, Neighborhoods

    Address: Piazza Santa Croce, 16, 50122 Firenze, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This sestieri follows the north-west line of the Grand Canal. Since its Piazzale Roma contains the bus station, it’s one Venice’s busiest areas. The piazzale is also the only place in Veni...Read more

  13. Casino' Di Venezia

    #13 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Casino' Di Venezia

    Tags: Museum, Food And Drinks, Casino, Heritage Building

    Address: Sestiere Cannaregio, 2040- Ca' Vendramin Calergi, Venezia, Italy

    Timings: 11:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    There are two attractions in this building: the casino, and the Wagner Museum. The beautiful and elegant three stories high Renaissance house was built in the late 15th century. As delicate as its cla...Read more

  14. Museo Archeologico Nazionale

    #14 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Museo Archeologico Nazionale

    Tags: Specialty Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Piazzetta San Marco, 17, 30100 Venezia, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Established in 1523, the museum has quite an extensive collection of ancient coins, sculptures, ceramics and stones from the Greek and Roman civilisations of Antiquity, from as far back as the 1st Cen...Read more

  15. Museum Of Icons

    #15 of 22 Museums in Venice
    Museum Of Icons

    Tags: Art Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Castello 3412, 30122 Venice, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Greek community of Venice were formed not just of merchants, but also refugees. The Turks had swarmed Constantinople in 1453, and many Greek refugees stole away a portion of their cultural and rel...Read more

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