Correr Museum

9/10

116 Reviews

Overlooking St Mark's Square, the Correr Museum in Venice, Italy should be one of the attractions to be included in your rich itinerary when visiting Venice.

The Museum Correr tickets - Civic Museums Foundation of Venice - can be purchased together with The Museums of St. Mark's Square, with which you can also visit the National Archaeological Museum, Monumental Rooms of the National Library of St Mark's and Venice Doge's Palace, or you can access to the other Civic Museums by purchasing the Museum Pass.

In this article, you will find some information to help you organize your visit to the Museo Correr: opening times, closures and a brief description of its collections inside.

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Warning! You can visit the Correr Museum only purchasing one of the passes listed below

Ticket

Museum Pass
Ticket
Full price 25.00
Reduced 19.00

The MUSEUM PASS is VALID for 6 MONTHS starting from the day you collect the ticket at the ticket office of one of the museums included in the Museum Pass.

It 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.

Ticket

Museums of St. Mark's Square
Ticket
Full price 20.00
Reduced 14.50

The MUSEUMS OF ST MARK'S SQUARE TICKET is VALID for 3 MONTHS starting from the day you collect the ticket at the ticket office of the Doge’s Palace or the Correr Museum.

It includes one entrance for the Doge’s Palace and for the combined itinerary of Correr Museum, Archeological Museum, Monumental Rooms of the National Library. You can access to these museums ONLY purchasing the cumulative ticket.


Description

Museo Correr – Hours
From 26 March to 1 November
: 10.00am–7.00pm (Museo Correr tickets office: 10.00am-6.00pm)
From 2 November to 25 March: 10.00am – 5.00pm (Museo Correr tickets office: 10.00am-4.00pm)
Closed: 25 December and 1 January


The Correr Museum in Venice has been developed along fascinating thematic itineraries on art, culture and history of Venice. In addition to this, the elegant rooms of the Museo Correr in Venice accommodate a large collection of sculptures by Antonio Canova, pieces of ancient art and a Venetian art gallery.

The history of the Museo Correr in Venezia began with Teodoro Correr, a descendant of a noble Venetian family who bequeathed to the city of Venice his important art collection and a place to displaythem to the public. After several reorganizations, transfers and new acquisitions, since 1922 the Museo Correr has been located in the elegant Neo-classical Rooms of the Napoleonic Wing of the Procuratie Nuove in St Mark’s Square.

The start of one’s visit to the Venice Correr Musem – in the Napoleonic Wing - includes some environments, which show a fascinating example of neoclassical art, with fittings and decorations to the French taste without forgetting the traditions of Italian art: the vestibule, the Napoleon loggia, the Ballroom, the Throne Room and the Dining Room.
In line with the neoclassical style of these rooms in Venice, the Correr Museum Canova finds his ideal location: the Neo-classical Rooms are the perfect location to fully appreciate the art of this great sculptor.

The Napoleonic Wing also houses the rooms of the Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the famous Sissi who starred in several films and novels. The apartment of Sissi at the Correr Museum is made up of nine beautiful rooms in which the Austrian sovereign resided during her stay in Venice.

On leaving the Napoleonic Wing - entrance to the Museo Civico Correr in Venice, Italy - the tour continues along a fascinating itinerary through the history of Venice divided by themes: the Doge, the sea, the weapons, everyday life, crafts, parties and games. Among the exhibits include: manuscripts and printed books dating from the sixteenth and eighteenth century, a dedicated room in the Arsenal of Venice - which houses a rare example of a 'view' of the Arsenal usually protected by military intelligence - and on to Bucintoro; floor plans and maps that depict the urban development of Venice and some rooms dedicated to Francesco Morosini - one of the greatest admirals in the history of Venice.

Among the collections in this section of the Correr Museum in Venice, the numismatics play a very important role: grouped in a chronological order visitors can admire almost all the coins minted by the Republic of Venice from the ninth century until 1797.

The visit to the Museo Correr, Venice then continues to the 'Wunderkammer' a sort of 'cabinet of curiosities' of Venice lagoon that includes more than 300 works from the collections of the city museums of Venice. Sacred art objects, bronzes, paintings, prints and drawings from various sources, rarities and oddities that continue throughout the nine rooms of the Correr Museum that were completely rearranged in 2013.

Considerable attention should also be given to the great art gallery of the Museo Correr, with works by Venetian painters from the origins to the 16th century.

From the fourteenth century, with the introduction of the Gothic art in Venice by Paolo and Lorenzo Veneziano, to the fifteenth century with the International Gothic artist Michele Giambono and Jacobello del Fiore; from the influences of Cosmè Tura from Ferrara to the transition to the Renaissance culture thanks to Bartolomeo Vivarini, the Museo Correr in Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy holds true masterpieces that tell the evolution of Venetian paintings, the influences that incurred, and the extraordinary artists who have profoundly made a mark on history.

In addition to numerous works of Flemish art, among which the Adoration of the ThreeWise Men by Pieter Brueghel il Giovane should be mentioned, some of the most famous artists exhibited at the Correr Museum are: Antonello da Messina, the Bellini, Alvise Vivarini, Lorenzo Lotto, Vittore Carpaccio, El Greco and Michele Damaskinos... important names that make this museum of Venice an unmissable destination when holidaying in the lagoon.

116 reviews for Correr Museum

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9/10
10/10

hoed

June 2017

Mature couple

UNITED KINGDOM

Reviewed on 28 Jun `17 - Booking No. 1772696 - Service sold by a Distribution Partner of Insidecom srl

'Museum Pass Venice Easy Peasy !'

Ticket
Museum Pass

Very straightforward easy to use website. Picked up pass in St Marks Sq. it took two minutes. The pass is recognised all over Venice.

Strengths

Fuss free simplicity.

Weaknesses

None

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9/10

Chris

May 2017

Mature couple

UNITED KINGDOM

Reviewed on 08 Jun `17 - Booking No. 1756777

'Museums of St Mark's Square'

Ticket
Museums of St. Mark's Square

Pre- booking tickets with venetoinside.com services was easy and saved us valuable time by avoiding queues during our brief stay in Venice.

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3
7.5/10

Tommy

May 2017

Mature couple

UNITED KINGDOM

Reviewed on 08 Jun `17 - Booking No. 1755446

'early closing'

Ticket
Museum Pass

The pass was very useful and enabled us to avoid queues at the main museums but on the day we were in Venice the museums all closed early (15.00) to facilitate a union meeting. It would have helpful to have been made aware of this in advance so that we could have re-arranged our schedule.

Strengths

avoided queues

Weaknesses

Lacked forward warning of closures.


Reply by venetoinside.com Staff

Dear Tommy,

thank you for you feedback! Unfortunately we were not informed about this extraordinary union meeting and therefore were not able to notify our customers that the museums would have closed before the usual closing time. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Best regards,
The venetoinside.com staff
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10/10

JG

May 2017

Mature couple

AUSTRALIA

Reviewed on 04 Jun `17 - Booking No. 1747521 - Service sold by a Distribution Partner of Insidecom srl

'WifiExpress'

Ticket
Museum Pass

Easy online purchase and avoided the huge queues.

Strengths

Easy

Weaknesses

Have to convert the online voucher to a pass on site.

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5
2/10

Chuck

May 2017

Mature couple

UNITED STATES

Reviewed on 24 May `17 - Booking No. 1752376

'Smart Phone Voucher'

Ticket
Museum Pass

Although the email for my booking indicated that the " voucher is the only valid document and you can present it to our staff either on a paper copy or on a mobile device", the voucher on my smart phone was not accepted at the Doge's Palace. In addition, the staff at the Palace acted very annoyed that I was trying to submit the documentation on my mobile device.


Reply by venetoinside.com Staff

Dear Chuck,

unfortunately on the confirmation email it is specified ‘The voucher is the only valid document and you can present it to our staff either on a paper copy or on a mobile device (smartphones, tablets or other devices) according to instructions specified on it’. The voucher of the Museum Pass clearly said that the voucher MUST BE PRESENTED on a paper copy. We are sorry you did not read carefully the information, we are transparent in notifying our customers about the correct procedure to use their reservation.

Best regards,
The venetoinside.com staff
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7.5/10

Norfolknuala

May 2017

Mature couple

UNITED KINGDOM

Reviewed on 22 May `17 - Booking No. 1748426

'Worth it just for the Doges palace'

Ticket
Museums of St. Mark's Square

By passed all the queues for the palace . We found it fascinating . The history and architecture are stunning.

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8.5/10

Natasha

April 2017

Young couple

UNITED STATES

Reviewed on 19 May `17 - Booking No. 1713687

'Great time at the Doge's Palace'

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Museums of St. Mark's Square

We woke up early to visit Doge's Palace and Saint Marc Square without crowds. It was a very pleasant experience. The palace is magnificent: the interior has many historical artifacts and masterpieces. You can easily spend hours there. We paid extra for the special Bosch exhibit, and it was worth it, in my opinion. I definitely recommend visiting this place. Try to arrive a few minutes before opening to enjoy the place in serenity.

Strengths

Magnificent historical buildings.

Weaknesses

The place can get very crowded.

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8/10

Joanne

May 2017

Group of friends

AUSTRALIA

Reviewed on 19 May `17 - Booking No. 1710411

'Doges Palace'

Ticket
Museums of St. Mark's Square

We wanted to see the Doges Palace, so purchased the Museum pass in advance to avoid a long queue. We didn't have time to visit the other included museums, but the Doges Palace is worth the visit. The rooms don't have much furniture but the ceilings and walls are covered in art, and are very impressive. The tour takes you via the prison cells, and that took quite a while. If there was a short cut we missed it, and there were quite a few stairs. Over all, well worth the price, even to see one museum

Strengths

Well priced, amazing walls and ceilings

Weaknesses

Signage is not the best, shorter tour of the prison cells would have been appreciated

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6/10

ALi

January 2017

Group of friends

SPAIN

Reviewed on 04 Feb `17 - Booking No. 16143740

'St. Mark's Square'

Ticket
Museums of St. Mark's Square

The museum experience was great, however we did run into problems because the information in the email says that they ticket does not need to be printed, that showing the voucher directly on a mobile device is sufficient, and this is not the case. We were at the museum and told we had to go find a place to print the vouchers and it took away a bit from the overall pleasantness of the museum.


Reply by venetoinside.com Staff

Dear Ali,

thank you for your feedback! Actually, the confirmation mail you received at the end of the online booking procedure said 'The voucher is the only valid document and you can present it to our staff either on a paper copy or on a mobile device (smartphones, tablets or other devices) according to instructions specified on it'. The necessity to print the voucher is also highlighted on the voucher itself... We regret you did not read carefully all the information since we are transparent in informing our customers about the vouchers that need to be printed and those that can be shown on a mobile device.

Best regards,
The venetoinside.com staff
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6.5/10

Susie Q

November 2016

Mature couple

UNITED STATES

Reviewed on 27 Nov `16 - Booking No. 16130576

'Everyone should visit here!'

Ticket
Museums of St. Mark's Square

We were fortunate to be able to go to Italy/Venice during the off season, so there were less tourists/shorter lines. Get this pass, so you can get in quicker. Also, this pass includes multiple museums, so it's a great dal/price. It was a little confusing at first, as you had to cash in your voucher first. But, there was good English speaking customer service personnel, so they gave great intel.

Strengths

Multi places included. Beautiful place. No pictures allowed

Weaknesses

No pictures allowed. Some places included in multi pack were places we didn't want to/have time to go to. Visit to cell-Bridge of Sighs was not clearly marked.


Reply by venetoinside.com Staff

Dear Susie Q,

thank you for your feedback! Please note that both online and on the voucher, we specify that you are required to change the voucher into a physical ticket at the ticket office of the first museum you will visit… We regret this was not clear enough to you! Concerning the Bridge of Sighs, we can assure you that it is included in the standard path inside the Doge’s Palace therefore you would have been able to visit it without any problems!

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The venetoinside.com staff
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