Palazzo Fortuny in Venice - Tickets Online
Why you should buy your tickets for Palazzo Fortuny?
- Enter the sophisticated world of the multifaceted Spanish artist, founder of the famous Tessuti Artistici Fortuny in Venice.
- Visit the house-museum with the new designs by director and set designer Pier Luigi Pizzi, with paintings, photographs, sculptures, furnishings created by Fortuny, including the iconic Delphos and Knossos dresses.
- Admire sofas, paintings and precious fabrics and relive the atmosphere of the Parisian salons in the early 1900s.
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1) PALAZZO FORTUNY - OPENING HOURS AND TICKETS
The Fortuny Museum is open from 10.00 to 18.00 (last admission at 17.00). Closed on Tuesday.
Adult: € 11.00
Concession: € 9.50 children aged 6-14 accompanied by a parent, students aged 15-25 and over-65s
Free: children up to 5 years, residents and those born in Venice, Museum Pass holders
Other concessions are available on site.
2) MUSEUM PASS VENICE
If you are interested in visiting other museums in Venice, choose the ‘Museum Pass’, a multiple and open-ended ticket, valid for 6 months, which lets you visit the Fortuny Museum and 11 other museums in Venice at a very convenient price.
3) HOW TO REACH PALAZZO FORTUNY IN VENICE
Palazzo Fortuny is located in St Mark’s Square district with entrance from Campo San Beneto.
- Arriving by train: it’s roughly a 25-minute walk from Santa Lucia train station.
- Arriving by bus or car: it’s roughly a 20-minute walk from Piazzale Roma.
- Arriving by water bus: take line 1 and get off at the Sant’Angelo stop
4) WHY VISIT THE FORTUNY MUSEUM?
Palazzo Fortuny takes its name from its last owner, Mariano Fortuny, an all-around Spanish artist who grew up in Paris and moved to Venice in the early 20th century. In our city Fortuny founded, together with his wife and muse Henriette, the famous Tessuti Artistici Fortuny company, which is still active today.
The artist chose this Gothic palace, formerly known as Palazzo Pesaro degli Orfei, to transform it into his atelier, where he devoted himself, until his death in 1948, to painting, photography, scenography, lighting and to textile arts.
Today Palazzo Fortuny is a splendid house-cum-museum where, among the sumptuous sofas, precious fabrics and grandiose paintings on the walls, you can relive the atmosphere of the Parisian salons of the early 1900s. The palace had been damaged by the Acqua Granda (floods) in 2019, but in 2022, after extensive restoration works, it reopened with redesigned and permanent arrangements curated by the director and set designer Pier Luigi Pizzi.
The sketches, models and artistic techniques of Mariano Fortuny are still housed here. In the exhibition you can see, in particular, the iconic sartorial creations such as the Delphos, a long pleated silk dress, and the Knossos shawl, decorated with motifs derived from ancient Greek vases. Also housed here is the model of the "Fortuny Dome", the invention with which Mariano revolutionized the lighting of theater stages.