Famous Museums in Vicenza

The museums in Vicenza give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Vicenza with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Vicenza. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Vicenza.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Vicenza.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Vicenza:

  1. Villa Armerico Capra Detta La Rotonda

    Art Gallery, Museum, Historical Site

    This is a beautiful Renaissance villa in the outskirts of the town built by Andrea Palladio. The name “Capra” is after the Capra brothers who later completed the mansion in the 16th century after the death of Palladio. This villa belonged to a priest and was known as La Rotonda. It was an inspiration for many later constructions. The mansion was inspired from the Parthenon in Rome. ...Read more
  2. Museo Del Gioiello

    Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    This is the 1st such museum in Italy and one of the very few all over the world to be dedicated to jewelers and goldsmiths. This is a museum with all permanent exhibits which are sparkling gems and precious stones. These include exclusive ornaments, crowns and objects made of gold and diamonds. The set of Sea Jewelry is also attractive with the pieces of coral, cameos and pearls. This place is ...Read more
  3. Museo Diocesano Vicenza

    4.4 (123 Votes)
    Museo Diocesano Vicenza

    Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Historical Site

    This museum is unique as it is dedicated to the most important historical, artistic and cultural works of the Church of Vicenza. The museum is inside the Bishop’s Palace. The highlights of this museum are the collection of sarcophagi, Manuscript tradition, paintings from 15th to 18th century, goldsmith objects and Ethnographic collections.
  4. Museo Archeologico Naturalistico

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    This museum in Santa Corona opened in 1991 and is situated on the cloisters of a former convent. It houses a nice collection of fossils and stuffed animals that are native of the Province of Vicenza. There are also the remnants of the Paleolithic times that were found during excavations. There are headstone, tombstones and monuments of the Roman Era too!
  5. Palazzo Chiericati

    4.5 (1192 Votes)
    Palazzo Chiericati

    Museum, Historical Site, Monument, Palace

    This is a Renaissance palace built by the man behind the palatial mansions- Andrea Palladio. It was a request from Count Chiericati to Palladio that he build the monument and thus was named after him. It was completed during the time of Chiericati’s son, also an heir of the Valeros. The facade of the palazzo is marked by 3 bays. The central is a bit projected and is closed now. The other ...Read more
  6. Fondazione Bisazza

    4.8 (102 Votes)
  7. Palladio Museum

    4.4 (400 Votes)
    Palladio Museum


    This was originally a study centre that later turned into a mind- blowing museum. This is where you come across almost all creations of the great man Andrea Palladio. Starting from the models of buildings designed by him, his original sketches and also other books and journals related to him. The museum is very well equipped with all modern technologies and can be visited again and again.