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This satellite gallery of the famous Guggenheim in New York occupies the 17th-century Customs House in Venice, featuring modern and contemporary works of art.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Just East Accademia Along Gran Canal, 30123 Venice, Italy
Dorsoduro / Accademia
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+39 041 240 5411
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In a peaceful area with the collection available in this museum is amazing with wonderful chef d oeuvre from main 20th century masters.

Thank Julien C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This must be one of the loveliest galleries to visit in the world. The collection is an embarrassment of riches (Pollack, Calder, Picasso, Klimt, Chagall...) and the villa is a beautiful oasis on the grand canal but the thing that makes this place so special...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love modern and contemporary art and thoroughly enjoyed this museum very much. The setting is fabulous - a beautiful palace and garden, looking out on to the Grand Canal. My only negatives are that this museum isn't included on the Venezia Unica museum card,...More

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern Art aficionados will enjoy this focused museum. The nucleus of the collection is art collector and socialite Peggy Guggenheim's splendid personal collection of pieces from the 20th Century artists she knew and/or supported, including Picasso, Jackson Pollack (whose career she launched), Miró, Arp, Braque,...More

Thank IndigoGrrl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As soon as you step into this museum a calmness washes over you. The gardens are serene with many hidden gems by artists such a Giacometti whilst the cool galleries feature stunning works by the likes of Picasso, Kandinsky, Ernst & Mondrian. The icing on...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really nice time taking in the amazing artwork. The 2 young kids were interested to see a few bits of ‘craft’ and went back to our hotel trying to copy them! One staff member annoyed me when they asked me take the 2yr...More

Thank murrayld
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my second visit and I found even more to marvel over. She had an amazing collection of modern art, covering too many big names to mention, and it's fascinating to see photos of the house as it was with her and the artworks...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Venice Guggenheim is a gem preserved by the unusual combination of being an Italian collection (legally) managed by a ruthless New York efficient system ! Each one of the two souls saves the other. The pictures are fantastically exhibited they are superb - in...More

Thank Luca P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful palace with such a huge private collection that is not to be missed. The museum cafe was a bit overpriced with mediocre service but the area is spectacular.

Thank Saint
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited during the heat wave and the relief offered by this gallery both inside and out was amazing. I can but imagine how superb it would have been living in this oasis of calm. Artwork was typical of a modern art collection. A real mix...More

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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighborhood with
street artists, students, painters, sculptors,
restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and
heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's
collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for
evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
buttresses the neighborhood to the east. Gondolas bob
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Teresa75
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Christian L | Reviewed this property |
I think the best option is to buy online tickets specific for this collection to avoid queueing, its What we did, best
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May 1, 2018|
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Response from Edward S | Reviewed this property |
Not when we were there but that was April.
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Cary K
January 23, 2018|
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Response from JohnKay2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cary The Museum was a home so it's not very large and probably could be done in around an hour. That said, if you want to spend a bit of time looking at the works more closely you shoud allow longer. My wife is very into... More
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