Academy Gallery (Gallerie dell'Accademia)

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Academy Gallery (Gallerie dell'Accademia)
Academy Gallery (Gallerie dell'Accademia)
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Key Info

Campo della Carita, 1050

Price & Hours

15 euros (about $17.50) for adults; free for kids 18 and younger
Mon 8:15 a.m.-1 p.m. | Tues-Sun 8:15 a.m.-6:15 p.m.

Details

Museums Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
4.3scorecard
  • 4.0Value
  • 4.0Facilities
  • 4.5Atmosphere

Originally an academy, this attraction was later turned into the Galleria dell'Accademia museum by none other than Napoléon. Today, it's filled with an expansive collection of Venetian art from the 14th to the 18th century by artists such as Bellini, Tintoretto and Veronese.  

If you enjoy art – especially Renaissance art – then you'll probably enjoy this museum. If not, you might be disappointed. Travelers who enjoyed this museum were primarily self-proclaimed art enthusiasts, while those who didn't identify as such reported being a bit bored with the subject matter depicted.

You'll find Galleria dell'Accademia in the Dorsoduro district, about a 15-minute walk from Piazza San Marco. The museum is open from 8:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday. Tickets are 15 euros (about $17.50) for adults and is free for kids 18 and younger. For more information, visit the museum's website

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