Venice Contemporary Art Galleries

Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It’s also home to a wide variety of art galleries and museums that ranges from Renaissance paintings to impressive masterpieces of modern and contemporary art. If you’re visiting Venice soon and wondering which museums you should pay a visit, this list should get you covered. In order to maximize your tour, consider buying the Venice Museum Pass, which includes a visit at some of the museums listed below.

Top Venice Art Galleries

Best Venice Museums

The Accademia Gallery Of Venice is one of the most popular museums in Italy. It boasts a stunning collection of treasures and impressive art pieces and most of these belong to the Venetian heritage. Some of the best Venetian masterpieces from the 14th until the 18th...

Skip the Line: Venice Accademia Galleries Ticket
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  • The Accademia Gallery was opened as an art school in 1970, it now hosts one of the most comprehensive collections of Italian art in the world.
  • This is a chance to see the masterpieces of revered artists including Molin, Bellini,...
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Doge’s Palace

Also known as the Palazzo Ducale, the Doge’s Palace is located within Venice’s Piazza San Marco and features an extensive collection of smaller museums, courtyard, and extravagant ornamentations, which include gilded ceilings, frescoed walls, and intricately...

Skip the Line: Leonardo da Vinci Museum Venice in Scuola di San Rocco Ticket

2. Skip the Line: Leonardo da Vinci Museum Venice in Scuola di San Rocco Ticket

clock Duration: 45 minutes
  • It is a journey into the lives and works of Leonardo da Vinci.
  • A direct entry to the inventions by Leonardo da Vinci based on his understanding of the human body.
  • Description of the medical and artistic work in Italian,...
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Museo Civico Correr

Just like the Doge’s Palace, the Museo Civico Correr is another museum that can be found at the famous Piazza San Marco. It’s a museum dedicated to the civic history of Venice and was named after Teodoro Correr, a Venetian aristocrat whose last will included the vast items from the collection, including drawings, paintings, coins, copperplates, classical antiquities, and seals. Among the...

Chorus Museum Pass with Optional Interpreti Veneziani Concert

3. Chorus Museum Pass with Optional Interpreti Veneziani Concert

clock Duration: 1 to 3 day
  • Explore the different Venetian Churches in the Chorus Museum Circuit with this thrilling pass around the city
  • On this tour, travelers are able to observe Venetian artwork at your own pace. Go through each venue and enjoy the quality of...
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Most of the artwork in this museum came from the collection of Peggy Guggenheim, an American socialite who has been a collector of arts all throughout her lifetime. Featuring Italy’s most important modern art collections, the museum showcases the work of famous 20th century American and European artists, such as Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso, and Alexander Calder. The museum also hosts...

Skip the Line: Mocenigo Palace Ticket to the Museum of Textiles and Costumes

4. Skip the Line: Mocenigo Palace Ticket to the Museum of Textiles and Costumes

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  • An entry ticket to the fascinating exploration of the historical life's of Venetian nobility- outfits, perfumes, furnishes and door cravings.
  • Skipping the long lines and diving straight to the mesmerizing g ahistorical lives Mocenigo...
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Punta della Dogana

The Punta della Dogana is a former customs house with a triangular shape and located in between Giudecca Canal and Canal Grande. Originally built in the 15th century, the building was rebuilt in 1677 by Giuseppe Benoni. A tower was added at the end and surmounted by a statue. During the 18th and 19th century, the museum has undergone numerous transformations, including the one made by the...

 Scuola Grande di San Rocco Entrance Ticket

5.  Scuola Grande di San Rocco Entrance Ticket

clock Duration: 45 to 60 m
  • The Scuola Grande di San Rocco is the only one of the old Great Schools to have survived the fall of the Venetian Republic. It is an exceptional...
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CA PESARO International Gallery of Modern Art and the Oriental Art Museum

6. CA PESARO International Gallery of Modern Art and the Oriental Art Museum

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  • Ca Pesaro hosts two permanent collections: Ca' Pesaro – ‘the International Gallery of Modern Art’ and ‘the Museum of Oriental...
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Casa Museo Querini Stampalia - Entry Ticket

7. Casa Museo Querini Stampalia - Entry Ticket

clock Duration: 30 to 60 m
  • Visit a precious example of a house museum discovering traditions of the most refined elite of Serenissima. 

    Querini Stampalia is the...
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Ca D'oro - Franchetti Gallery Admission Ticket

8. Ca D'oro - Franchetti Gallery Admission Ticket

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  • Visit one of the most beautiful palazzi of the Canal Grande – the rightfully named “house of gold”, or Ca d'Oro. The ancient patrician 15th...
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Skip the Line Correr Museum Private Tour

9. Skip the Line Correr Museum Private Tour

clock Duration: 2 hours 30
  • Enjoy a 2.5 hour private tour of one of the most interesting museums of Venice taken by the hand of a local top-rated expert guide.

    You will...
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Venice: Basilica di San Marco Private Tour

10. Venice: Basilica di San Marco Private Tour

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • Don’t miss Venice’s must-see landmark. On this express tour with Skip-the-Line access, you’ll be able to experience St. Mark’s Basilica and...
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Venice: Peggy Guggenheim Museum Private Tour

11. Venice: Peggy Guggenheim Museum Private Tour

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  • Explore one of Europe’s foremost museums of modern art at your own pace and see masterpieces from art styles such as Cubism, Surrealism and...
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Conclusion

With this list of museums and art galleries in Venice, deciding where to go on your visit should now be easy. Take note that there are many ways on how you can save on your trip. For instance, you can book the Venice Grand Canal Boat Tours and the Venice Card to save on your tickets. You may also check out some of the Free Attractions in Venice.

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