Decorative Arts in Venice

Museums

Murano Glass Museum in Venice

Murano Glass Museum

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The Murano Glass Museum (Museo del Vetro in Italian) is a museum on the history of glass, including the world-famous Murano glass and is situated on the island of Murano, just north of Venice. The museum is set within the Gothic-style Palazzo Giustinian, once the … [read more]

Palazzo Cini Gallery in Venice

Palazzo Cini Gallery

The Palazzo Cini Gallery is a museum house in Venice, located between the Accademia Galleries and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The former residence of Vittorio Cini (1885–1977) – an Italian industrialist and philanthropist – this 16th-century gothic-style palazzo contains a significant part of his impressive … [read more]

Palazzo Grimani in Venice

Palazzo Grimani

Palazzo Grimani, located in the Castello area of Venice, is one of the most significant palazzos to open its doors to the public for many years. Inaugurated as a museum in 2008 after a decades-long restoration, the building is celebrated for its original architecture, outstanding … [read more]