Venice has a rich culture and that can be demonstrated by visiting its museums. The enchanting city of canals, offers more than just picturesque views and romantic gondola rides. It's a treasure trove of art, history, and culture. This article delves into some of the city's must-visit museums, each a gateway to exploring Venice's rich and varied past. Venice's museums offer fascinating glimpses into the city's past, capturing the spirit of different eras, artistic movements, and communities. From the grandeur of the Doge's Palace to the modern masterpieces of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, each museum tells a unique story. As you journey through these cultural institutions, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for the City of Canals' rich tapestry of art, history, and culture.
You can view our Venice museum list below according to the various districts and you can also use our map display to easily locate the museums.
The Venice Museum Pass allows visitors the entrance to all Venice Civics Museums such as:
St Mark’s Square Museums (Piazza San Marco): Doge's Palace, Correr Museum (includes temporary exhibitions), Archaeological Museum, Monumental Rooms of the Marciana Library.
Venice Civic Museums: Ca 'Rezzonico, Palazzo Mocenigo Museum, Casa di Carlo Goldoni, Ca' Pesaro, Murano Glass Museum, Burano Lace Museum, Museum of Natural History.
The Venice Museum Pass does not allow access to the Secret Itineraries of the Doge’s Palace, Palazzo Fortuny and the Clock Tower.
Venice Museum Pass
Full Price Ticket
Reduced Price Ticket
Under 6 years old
NOTE: the Venice Pass allows one single entrance for each museum and can be picked up in any one of the Venice museums listed on the list. It is valid for 6 months. The Venice Museum Pass allows the entry at any time during the opening hours of the museum.
Reduced price tickets
The reduced price is reserved to the following visitor categories:
- children from 6 to 14 years old (identity document is required at the entrance
- students from 15 to 25 years old (student card and identity document is required at the entrance)
- visitors over 65 years of age (identity document is required at the entrance)