Backstage: fascinating guided visits to the deposits of Palazzo Mocenigo in Venice

From 28 December 2012 to 31 December 2013


What to see in Venice is not a problem! News exhibitions, famous monuments, known and lesser known areas, visiting Venice city museums ... the proposals are endless and offer the exhilarating charm that can only be enjoyed in Venice.

For those looking for something unusual, the Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo in Venice can be an alternative to be taken into serious consideration: from 28 December 2012 to 31 December 2013 the Palazzo Mocenigo Museum opens to visitors the doors of its outstanding deposits.

Currently housing the new prestigious museum of costume in Venice, Palazzo Mocenigo in San Stae, in the Santa Croce district, was donated to the city of Venice by the last descendant of the noble family Mocenigo in the mid-twentieth century.

Since 1985 and after several restorations, Palazzo Mocenigo shows visitors the charm and atmosphere of an authentic aristocratic Venetian residence with furnishings and original paintings, and is one of the most interesting Venice city museums. At Palazzo Mocenigo the costume museum, part of the Foundation Venice Civic Museums, operates within the broader framework of the Study Centre for the History of Textiles and Costumes.

Every last Friday of the month Palazzo Mocenigo in Venice offers the opportunity to visit its vast collection with fascinating guided tours. An unprecedented journey, typically barred to the public, will reveal to the lucky participants the valuable collection of one of the most important Venice museums and archives to see.

Clothes, accessories, dresses, fabrics,... You can access the secret areas of one of the most interesting museums in Venice, to be visited accompanied by a specialist who will guide you in the elegant world of fashion of the eighteenth century.

The Palazzo Mocenigo admission is on a monthly basis, with guided tours in English and Italian. To visit Palazzo Mocenigo in Venice you must book the tour, which will take place with a minimum of 8 participants, up to a maximum of 12.

Treat yourself to a fascinating visit to the extraordinary collection of the history museum of textiles and costume ... the right choice to give an extra touch of style to your holiday in Venice!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff