Ca’ Rezzonico - 18th Century Art Museum

9/10

25 Reviews

Since 1936, the beautiful rooms of Ca' Rezzonico Museum in Venice, Italy are home to the Ca' Rezzonico - Museum of 18th Century Art. The Ca' Rezzonico Palace isan amazing journey through one of the most fascinating and researched eras in the history of Venice.

Ca' Rezzonico Museum admission offers a choice between two types of Ca' Rezzonico tickets: single tickets - which includes a visit to the Ca' Rezzonico museum del settecento Venice or if you are planning to visit other museums, there is the combined 11 Museum Pass in Venice (museums part of the Civic Museums Foundation of Venice).
We would like to offer you a starting point for planning your visit to the Ca' Rezzonico: opening hours, Ca' Rezzonico prices and an overview of the works of art that the Ca' Rezzonico Museum of Eighteenth Century Venice and what the Egidio Martini Art Gallery contains.

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Warning! You can visit the Ca’ Rezzonico - 18th Century Art Museum only purchasing one of the passes listed below

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Museum Pass
Ticket
Full price 25.00
Reduced 19.00

The MUSEUM PASS includes one entrance for: Museums of St Mark's Square (Doge's Palace; combined itinerary of Correr Museum, Archeological Museum, Monumental Rooms of the National Library); Ca' Rezzonico - Museum of 18th Century Art; Carlo Goldoni's House; Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo; Ca' Pesaro - International Gallery of Modern Art and the Oriental Art Museum; Natural History Museum; Glass Museum of Murano; Lace Museum in Burano.

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Ca’ Rezzonico
Ticket
Full price 11.50
Reduced 9.00

The SINGLE TICKET for Ca’ Rezzonico - 18th Century Venice Museum includes one entrance to the permanent collections of the museum.

Please note that the temporary exhibitions of the museum may not be included in the single admission ticket.

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Ca' Rezzonico Museum opening times
From 1 April to 1 November:
10.00am – 6.00pm (last entrance at 5.00pm)
From 2 November to 31 March: 10.00am – 5.00pm (last entrance at 4.00pm)
Closed: Tuesdays, 25 December, 1 January.


Among the museums of Venice, Ca' Rezzonico in Venice, Italy stands for the setting, which recreates that of a noble Venetian residence of the 18th century, complete with original period furniture and furnishings and works of art by the most important artists of the period - including Guardi , Longhi, Canaletto, Tiepolo and Tintoretto. Designed and decorated by the greatest artists of the 18th-century, the Ca’ Rezzonico palace in Venice is a work of art. It was acquired by the City of Venice to convert it into a temple during the era of elegance, sophistication and dissipation that was envied throughout Europe.

The layout of the museum Ca' Rezzonico Museum in Venice presents a rational succession of rooms capable of taking the modern visitor through a timeless atmosphere: the ground floor highlights the Baroque juxtaposition of solids and voids between courtyards and porches, while the three upper floors offer an endless parade of works of art, frescos and everyday objects arranged as if the building was still inhabited. Paintings, furniture and frescoes lost or sold over the course of time have been supplemented with material from other contemporary palaces of Venice or purchased on the antiques market.

On the ground floor of the Ca' Rezzonico gallery, the entrance offers the visitor services - Ca' Rezzonico  Venice tickets office, cloakroom, information, café, bookshop, lift, toilets - while the pretty Ca' Rezzonico garden lends itself to host small theatrical performances.

Here is a brief look at the exhibition of Ca' Rezzonico paintings:

  • Mezzanino Browningpresents the Mestrovich Collection, a remarkable group of paintings by artisits such as Francesco Guardi, Jacopo Tintoretto, Benedetto Carpaccio and Cima da Conegliano donated to the civic museum by the collector Dalmata Ferruccio Mestovich.
  • The tour of the Ca' Rezzonico Museum of 18th Century Art starts from the beautiful grand staircase, through which you access the eleven rooms of the first floor. Among these deserve special attention: the splendid ballroom with two of its original chandeliers, the Allegory Wedding Hall with its beautiful ceiling frescoes by Giambattista Tiepolo; the beautiful pastel portraits housed in the Pastels Hall; a door lacquered in yellow and decorated with subjects in an Oriental style in the Hall of Tapestries; the porcelain collection housed in the passage that leads to the library; a desk by the cabinetmaker Peter Piffetti exhibited in the Lazzarini Hall; the furniture pieces sculpted by Andrea Brustolon for the Venier family which are considered as the greatest masterpiece of Venetian woodcarving of the first part of the 17th century.
  • On the second floor of Ca' Rezzonico, Canaletto shows the 'portego of the paintings': the two paintings shown here are the artist’s only ones belonging to the circuit of the Venetian Civic Museums. Antonio and Francesco Guardi, Luke Carlevarijs, and other famous Venetian landscape painters of the eighteenth century period complement the works exhibited in the paintings in Ca' Rezzonico. From the next corridor an extraordinary succession of rooms begins which are devoted to one of the undisputed stars of Ca' Rezzonico: Tiepolo. The frescoes from the villa Zianigo, the artist’s residency, are displyed in order to recreate the original arrangement. The result is one of the most fascinating moments of the entire visit to the Ca' Rezzonico Museum of 18th Century art. While the second floor offers visitors many other wonders: the faithful reconstruction of the interior of a rural villa for the Venetian nobles and a typical bedroom of the 17th century- where you can admire, amongst others, the special vanity set which belonged to the Pisani Family, manufactured in Augsburg; works by Pietro Longhi and Antonio Guardi , not to mention the 'nun parlour of San Zaccaria' and 'Ridotto of Dandolo palace in St Moise' , two of the most famous works of Francesco Guardi at the Ca' Rezzonico Museum.
  • The last part of the visit to the Ca' Rezzonico Museum of 18th Century art in Venice, takes place on the third floor of the building where you will find a wide collection donated to the Civic Museums of Venice by Egidio Martini. The Pinacoteca Egidio Martini features works from the 15th to the 20th century, almost exclusively of the Venetian school, such as Tintoretto, Cima da Conegliano , Alvise Vivarini, Palma il Giovane, Tiepolo, Longhi. Next to them are some, 'lesser known' artists who, thanks to the studies of this great patron have received proper recognition. Mythologies, portraits, landscapes, genre scenes, allegories and religious subjects…the Art Gallery of Egidio Martini offers an exciting and unusual journey through the golden age of Venetian paintings. Of particular charm are the three rooms od the Pharmacy Ai do San Marchi - also on the third floor of Ca' Rezzonico - recreating the original construction of the homonymous pharmacy in Campo San Stin decorated with majolica vases, furniture and glassware from the island of Murano.

25 reviews for Ca’ Rezzonico - 18th Century Art Museum

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9/10
9/10

Chris

September 2016

Mature couple

UNITED STATES

Reviewed on 12 Oct `16 - Booking No. 16108923

'Much Value'

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Museum Pass

We were only in Venice long enough to see a couple of the museums on the pass, but Dodges Palace was worth the price alone.

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9.5/10

KLW

August 2016

Mature couple

UNITED KINGDOM

Reviewed on 12 Sep `16 - Booking No. 1687093

'So easy'

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Museum Pass

Very straight forward ticket collection with voucher at Doge's Palace early in morning before the queues had built up and then easy to access some very interesting museums included on pass. All had great facilities and very well kept informative collections. Places we managed to visit over a long weekend were: The amazing Doge's Palace, surprisingly large Correr Museum, fascinating Glass Museum on Murano, classy Casa Pesara (Modern Art and Japanese artefacts), beautiful Ca Rezzonico (18th Century palazzo). Fully recommend buying a Museum pass and I would do it again.

Strenghts

Ease of collection; peace of mind, value for money; several beautiful museums well worth seeing

Weaknesses

Some museums were not included but are on the map i.e The Clock Tower. Also two museums are within the Correr Museum anyway (Archaeology/Library)


Reply by venetoinside.com Staff

Dear KLW,

thank you for your kind and detailed review! As for the museums included, please consider that they are indicated both online and on the voucher issued at the end of the online reservation. On the voucher there is no map showing the museums, so it is not clear to us where you found the map with museums not included in the Museum Pass. Please send us further detail at info@insidecom.it.

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9/10

Sossie

August 2016

Mature couple

UNITED KINGDOM

Reviewed on 07 Sep `16 - Booking No. 1685845

'Museum Passes'

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Museum Pass

Once again I booked tickets for the Museum pass and this was made very easy. I would recommend this site.

Strenghts

Everything simple to use and was a bonus on our holiday.

Weaknesses

No weaknesses.

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9/10

lisboa

August 2016

Young couple

PORTUGAL

Reviewed on 27 Aug `16 - Booking No. 1680210

'myname'

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Museum Pass

Good

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0/10

SavvyTraveller

June 2016

Family with children

UNITED STATES

Reviewed on 14 Jul `16 - Booking No. 1658933

'Welcome to the 21st Century'

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Museum Pass

We purchased 4 tickets on-the-go. Afterwards we realized that we needed to print them but, of course, the museums don't have the facilities and the people who were working there the day of were rather dismissive of our predicament. Almost 100 Euro straight down the drain. Even with the emailed confirmation we were barred entry and, in this age of digital technology, that was completely inexcusable.


Reply by venetoinside.com Staff

Dear SavvyTraveller,

we are deeply sorry about what happened. Unfortunately a paper copy of the voucher is required by the Venice Civic Museums and therefore we have to comply with their official regulations. The necessity to print the voucher is specified on venetoinside.com before the beginning of the online reservation procedure, as we are transparent in conveying this important information to our customers… We regret you missed this important detail but hope that your comment will help other travellers to avoid the same omission.

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The Insidecom staff
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10/10

Ella

June 2016

Mature couple

UNITED STATES

Reviewed on 28 Jun `16 - Booking No. 1653675

'Museum Pass in Venice'

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Museum Pass

Great pass and were able to see everything we wanted to while skipping the line. Enjoyed the Doge's Palace very much!

Strenghts

skip the line

Weaknesses

-

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9.5/10

Mart

June 2016

Mature couple

GERMANY

Reviewed on 23 Jun `16 - Booking No. 1649257

'Museum Pass'

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Museum Pass

No problems to visit the museums! No waiting period!

Strenghts

Good price-performance ratio!

Weaknesses

More museums for a second visit!

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10/10

Mel

May 2016

Young couple

FRANCE

Reviewed on 23 May `16 - Booking No. 1634027

'Ms'

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Museum Pass

excellent, made us gain a lot of valuable time to ship the lines in major museums

Strenghts

-

Weaknesses

can't be used to acces the Campanile


Reply by venetoinside.com Staff

Dear Mel,

we are pleased you appreciated the ticket! Please note that the Museum Pass allow you to access only the museums of the Fondazione Musei Civici Veneziani listed both online and on the voucher issued at the online reservation… the Bell Tower is not included!

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The Insidecom staff
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8/10

Jude

May 2016

Group of friends

UNITED STATES

Reviewed on 22 May `16 - Booking No. 1620576

'It was all right.'

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Museum Pass

This pass will get you into a long line of people with reservation . It was funny to see people w/o tickets or reservation to get in three time faster. So please do not have illusions, Venice is an extremely crowded place.

Strenghts

You fell better prepared when have an entry voucher.

Weaknesses

None

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8.5/10

AR

April 2016

Young couple

NETHERLANDS

Reviewed on 11 May `16 - Booking No. 1621615

'Recommended pass'

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Museum Pass

My husband and I got the pass for the main museums in the island after hearing they tend to be quite crowded. We are happy we did. The pass allowed us to do as much as wanted in the first days of our trip, skipping long lines efficiently, which allowed us to have a couple of extra days to do as pleased and explored the less know location of this famous city. For the price and efficiency is totally recommendable.

Strenghts

Easy Good price

Weaknesses

Most places asked for the printed version


Reply by venetoinside.com Staff

Dear AR,

we are pleased you appreciated the Museum Pass! As for the necessity of a paper copy of the voucher, please note that we are only a reseller of museum tickets and therefore we have to comply with the official regulations of Fondazione Musei Civici Veneziani, that requires a printed voucher.

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