History in Venice

Museums

Doge's Palace in Venice

Doge’s Palace

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The Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) in Venice is a unique example of Venetian Gothic architecture and one of the city’s main landmarks. Sitting at the political heart of Venice for most of the Republic’s existence, the building played a vital role in the daily life … [read more]

Museo Correr in Venice

Museo Correr

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The Museo Correr in Venice offers a fascinating insight into Venetian art, history and culture. The museum originated with the collection that Teodoro Correr bequeathed to the city in 1830. A keen art collector and coming from a noble Venetian family, Correr dedicated much of … [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]

Saint Mark's Basilica in Venice

Saint Mark’s Basilica & Museum

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Saint Mark’s Basilica (Basilica di San Marco) in Venice is the most famous of the city’s churches and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. Situated at the eastern end of Saint Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), next to the Doge’s Palace, originally … [read more]