Learn about the art and history of Venice at Museo Correr. In the museum’s St. Mark’s Square location, inside what was once a royal palace, walk through the Neoclassical rooms to see sculptures and historical collections detailing the city’s institutions and urban life. Inside the picture gallery, see works by artists such as Lorenzo Veneziano, the Bellini family, Carpaccio, Antonello da Messina, and Lorenzo Lotto. The antiquities exhibit houses an assortment of artifacts, such as Egyptian mummies, antique books, and ancient coins. Visit rotating exhibits covering a range of artistic movements. Put Museo Correr into our Venice trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Venice.
Museo Correr reviews
We enjoyed our visit at this museum very much. Beautiful rooms, a great art collection and the spirit of the Austrian Emperor and Empress Elisabeth. more »
The Correr museum is included in your ticket for the doge's Palace and, if you are into art and history, it is well worth visiting. The arrangement of the rooms did not match our guidebook, so I... more »
It a must visit place if you found yourself in Venice, when you buy the ticket you also get free pass to Doge's Palace, another place that i suggest to visit. You need to have at least 2 hours to be able to visit everything that this museum have to offer : paintings, sculpture, mural, coins, Maquette of ships, library with old books. Each room it more amazing then the other.
I found especially the antique art section spectacular. The section included some sublime icons from the Middle Ages. One of the best collections I remember seeing. Some of the rooms and interior is breathtaking. There is plenty to see here so reserve plenty of time. Very pleasant to walk around and not busy at all. The guards and staff displayed slightly dubious work ethics. One guard was sat in his chair sleeping. His colleague tried to wake him up with a loud hiss: he woke up, and fell back asleep about 5 seconds later. A couple of others were openly discussing coworkers and other gossip.
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