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Palladio Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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a museum-workshop: this new kind of museum features not only works of art but also the experts who describe them.a museum in movement: having installed the hardware (a system of dynamic lighting for the spaces, video projection systems, showcases...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contra' Porti 11, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
+39 0444 323014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

loceted on a beautifull side street with many interesting buildings it is verry important to visite the museum to anderstand the work of the great arhitect.You can see here many buildins bilt by the arhitect made as maquettes.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank droprisdan
Reviewed May 12, 2019

We visited this small museum highlighting Andrea Palladio's work in Vicenza and Venice. It was impressive and inspiring what this man engineered and designed so many years ago.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CarlaKre
Reviewed April 6, 2019

another world light simple beauty marble everywhere painted ceilings great drawings out of season you have it to yourself you buy a day ticket for just about everything in vicenza

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank roly464
Reviewed March 24, 2019

The museum is well worth a visit if only for the many models that are reconstructions of Palladio’s many villas and churches in Vicenza and the rst of the Veneto. The museum provides a wealth of information on the materials used, the impact of Palladio...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HaNosseah
Reviewed March 11, 2019

This visit is included on the Vicenza Museums Pass that we had so we thought we would call in. The first room with the Giandomenico Tiepolo frescoes was interesting and well explained hence the second point. From there on in it was downhill all the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Clinor
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Interesting Museum highlighting the history and works of Vicenza's most famous citizen. Of particular interest are the large scale models of many of his famous designs and the impact he had on the western world. Get the museum pass, which includes the Teatro and several...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Max S
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We saved the Palladio Museum for last but should have visited it first, because it would have helped us appreciate his buildings more. The museum contained some well-executed scale models of Palladio’s major buildings, with cutaways revealing the interiors. One exhibit featured a copy of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Museum includes a history of Palladio along with copies of his books and a background on him as a person and his philosophy. Most impressive are the models of his buildings and how they relate to the architects he influenced. We followed this up with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TerryfromToledo
Reviewed October 5, 2018

The Palladio Museum is housed in the Palazzo Barbarano, of Palladio's design. It has exhibits about Palladio's work as well as more general architectural topics. Although we are not architecture experts, we had a wonderful time.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This will be of interest to fans of Palladio as well as novices to his work who just want to learn the basics of his 'grand designs'. The models around the different rooms really brought to life his achievements. A must see part of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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