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Palazzo Grassi

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Address: Campo San Samuele 3231, 30124 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 39 41 523 16 80
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Description: This monumental marble mansion of the Grassi family on the Grand Canal, is...
This monumental marble mansion of the Grassi family on the Grand Canal, is now a world renowned art and history museum with a 600-seat garden theatre.
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Beautiful, stylish gallery

Some very interesting art on display by a French artist, some clearly Warhol-inspired and lots of overtly political and feminist pieces.however, the majestic. Building is the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Berkshire, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Earlier in the day we went to their sister museum , Punta della Dogana and since the tx was good for this also we made a point to visit. Glad we did. The art probably isnt for everyone but its our style. Even if we didnt like or even get a piece, it got us talking and that's the point... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Some very interesting art on display by a French artist, some clearly Warhol-inspired and lots of overtly political and feminist pieces.however, the majestic. Building is the star. Lovely cafe too.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I had a great time at this museum. It has an unusual system; the whole museum exhibits only one artist at a time. When I went, they were showing the works of French artist Martial Raysse. Some of his experimental works were very intriguing, yet some were definitely not his best. Despite that fact, the staff were very kind to... More 

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Florence, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Living in Florence, you are surrounded with the Renaissance. Which is great a lot of the time. But not all of the time. If you are interested at all in contemporary art, this is a great exhibition space with a great collection. Again, it is contemporary / conceptual art. If you are someone who has uttered or thought, "My kid... More 

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Palazzo is a truly beautiful building which we appreciated without enjoying the modern art on display. The staff, at the ticket office were particularly unhelpful, and when the wrong ticket was purchased, due to their incorrect advice, were really grumpy and almost rude. Not a good experience.

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Barcelona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It was a pity since the quality of city exhibition was so poor You can enjoy this wonderful building but keep away from is it exhibition

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a sister gallery to the Punta Della Dogana and we visited both on a recent trip to Venice. We enjoyed this exhibition much more. A stunning building and a wonderful exhibition of sculpture, paintings, prints and installations displaying brilliant technique as well as a wicked sense of humour. Don't miss the video in the café.

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Fabulous lobby exhibit/experience only to be followed by a wonderful Irving Penn show of depth and breadth.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

PALAZZO GRASSI from MR. FRANÇOIS PINAULT GROUP OF VENICE MUSEUM'S specially GROUND FLOOR+ 1ST STAGE is as well a fantastic experience for the young and newest art in the world. Again Thank you mr. PINAULT. PARIS authorities were very stupid not giving you emplacement's to make those 2 museums. The impact of them is the same when POMPIDOU CENTER OPENED... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

As with so many of Venice's grand old residences, the Palazzo Grassi has reinvigorated itself as an art space for large-scale exhibitions. Currently (November 2014) it houses a major retrospective of American photographer Irving Penn that ranks among the finest visual arts presentations we've ever seen, as well as a colossal set of installations, the best of them being Doug... More 

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Address: Campo San Samuele 3231, 30124 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 39 41 523 16 80
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.