Museums in Venice

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Museums in Venice

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 other focus on historic costumes and the famous Venetian fabrics.

The choice is yours...

Museo Correr

Located in Piazza San Marco, the Correr Museum is the city's civic museum. The museum presents art, documents, artefacts, 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.
Open daily 10 am – 6pm

Closed on Tuesdays

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 hereOpen daily 10 am 6pm

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

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