Today Venice is a city that is more than ever devoted to Art. There is an endless choice of museums you can visit during your stay at San Clemente Palace Kempinski. Some are devoted to the history of the city, some museums concentrate on contemporary art, and others focus on historic costumes and famous Venetian fabrics.
The choice is yours...
Located in Piazza San Marco, the Correr Museum is the city's civic museum. The museum presents art, documents, artifacts, and maps that chart the history and daily life of Venice over the centuries. Of note is the collection of works by Antonio Canova, housed in the Napoleonic Wing of the Museum. Please find further information about the museum and ticket prices here.
Open from April 1st to October 31st, daily from 10 am – 6 pm
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
One of Italy's most important museums for European and American art from the first half of the 20th century. The museum displays Peggy Guggenheim's personal collection of 20th century art, items from the G. Mattioli Collection, the Nasher Sculpture Garden and temporary exhibitions.
Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art
Occurring every 2 years, the Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art draws artists from all over the world. The largest part of the exhibition is displayed at the Giardini Della Biennale and at the Arsenale. For further information concerning opening times and tickets, please contact the Concierge.
Palazzo Fortuny Museum
This Gothic palazzo was formerly the photography, set design, textile design and painting atelier of artist Mariano Fortuny. The building retains the rooms and structures created by Fortuny, together with tapestries and collections. For further information please visit the official website here.
Punta della Dogana, Francois Pinault Foundation
Renovated to designs by architect Tadao Ando, this former monumental port of Venice is now a centre for contemporary art. Punta della Dogana presents a permanent exhibition of works from the Francois Pinault Collection. For information concerning tickets and opening times, please visit the official website here.
Teatro La Fenice
Destroyed by fire in 1996, the Fenice Opera House reopened in 2003, beautifully restored to its former glory. This historic theatre is one of the greatest Italian temples of bel canto, attracting national and international audiences. La Fenice Opera House's rich programme of events includes performances of opera, classical ballet, symphony and theatre.
Visitors can attend one of the frequent performances at the opera house, or simply choose to take a guided tour around the building. The rococo decor, glittering with gold leaf and huge chandeliers make this an essential place to visit on your trip to the city.
It is easily accessible, situated in the heart of Venice, only 5 minutes from Piazza San Marco.
For further information or reservations, please contact our Concierge via [email protected]