Gallerie dell’Accademia

The Gallerie dell’Accademia is one of the world’s greatest museum complexes.

Must-Do's Venice Published on 31 July 2018

Without a visit here, your fine art bucket-list will never be complete. Inside, you can trace the evolution of Venetian art, from the 13th to 18th centuries. The museum’s architecture may as well be a part of the collection. Byzantine, Venetian Gothic and Renaissance influences mirror the evolution of Venetian tastes.

Highlights: The Grand Gallery features world-renowned masterpieces, including numerous works by Tiziano, Tintoretto, Bellini and Veronese. Additionally, many don’t realise that Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Vitruvian Man is featured here!

Booking not essential, but available here.

Time to Explore: At least 2 hours, but you could spend all day here!

Top Tips: Admission is restricted to 300 people at a time, so expect a queue during peak season if you haven’t pre-booked your tickets.

What’s Close? The Collezione Peggy Guggenheim, the Palazzo Contarini Polignac and Palazzo da Mula Morosini, Ca’ Rezzonico, and the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Also, the museum is only a 15-minute walk from the Piazza San Marco.



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