Ca' Rezzonico
Ca' Rezzonico
4.5
Architectural BuildingsArt MuseumsHistory Museums
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
Immerse yourself in Venice's Age of Decadence with a visit to this lavish palace of the Venetian aristocracy Rezzonico, which houses an unsurpassed collection of eighteenth-century Venetian art. The museum remains an outstanding example of period atmosphere and style. Its rooms not only contain works from one of the most flourishing eras of European art, but also recreate the pomp and splendour of an 18th-century Venetian residence. On display are masterpieces by Canaletto, Giambattista and Giandomenico Tiepolo, Rosalba Carriera, Pietro Longhi and Francesco Guardi.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Neighbourhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbours exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.
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  • Ace6of6Clubs
    Calgary, Canada131 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must See
    This is an absolute must-see when in Venice, right up there with St. Mark's. Absolutely beautiful 18th century palace, and there's an ACTV stop right next to it, so it's easy to cross the canal to visit. Lots of great English info in the many rooms. Would recommend over Ca d'Oro, Fenice, and possibly even the Doge's Palace.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 20 August 2023
  • John P
    Melbourne, Australia1,166 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fascinating glimpse of late eighteenth century Venice
    Wonderfully located on the Grand Canal and easy to access in spite of the closure of the bridge at the front of the site. This is not my preferred period of architecture but it is impressive with excellent interpretation allowing understanding of how rooms were used and how they were decorated. Highlights for me were not really parts of the palazzo itself but the historic pharmacy on the upper floor to the rear and easily missed and a marvellous collection of miniature paintings on ivory by a woman artist new to me. Her pictures were exquisite, highly detailed and deserved more time than I had allowed myself to view them. If tempted to view them take a magnifying glass with you, you will see so much more! Look too at the gondola on the ground floor entry, I hadn’t appreciated how curved they are!
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 29 December 2023
  • ItalianTranslations
    Trento, Italy78 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Splendid
    Ca’ Rezzonico is stunning Venetian Villa with splendid painting collection. The enormous ballroom and numerous other rooms organized on three floors are simply splendid. The paintings collection is impressive. We spent three wonderful hours. Highly recommended for anyone is interested in Venetian architecture and art.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 January 2024
  • Laurene M
    389 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful art right on the grand Canal
    In an updated, modernized, Casa on the grand Canal, beautiful artwork by Italian greats such Tiepolo, Longhi, Canaletto, and Lazzarini are displayed. We enjoyed the exhibits which focused to a large extent on Venice itself. We can appreciate how prosperous the city was as a shipping center for the Mediterranean. We also enjoyed the café, which had seats right on the canal for reasonably priced snacks.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 May 2024
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Laurene M
San Francisco, CA389 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
In an updated, modernized, Casa on the grand Canal, beautiful artwork by Italian greats such Tiepolo, Longhi, Canaletto, and Lazzarini are displayed. We enjoyed the exhibits which focused to a large extent on Venice itself. We can appreciate how prosperous the city was as a shipping center for the Mediterranean.

We also enjoyed the café, which had seats right on the canal for reasonably priced snacks.
Written 3 May 2024
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Toomas K
Tartu, Estonia9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Interesting and beautiful palace, great museum with hundreds of paintings, books, sculptures etc. Nice new coffeeshop. Not overcrowded.
Written 26 April 2024
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Shirley W
Manchester, UK86 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Lovely quiet and interesting museum. We enjoyed this very much and also the peaceful little courtyard garden at the rear to sit and relax a while, away from the bustle of Venice crowds.
Written 22 April 2024
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ItalianTranslations
Trento, Italy78 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Ca’ Rezzonico is stunning Venetian Villa with splendid painting collection. The enormous ballroom and numerous other rooms organized on three floors are simply splendid.
The paintings collection is impressive. We spent three wonderful hours. Highly recommended for anyone is interested in Venetian architecture and art.
Written 18 January 2024
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John P
Melbourne, Australia1,166 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Wonderfully located on the Grand Canal and easy to access in spite of the closure of the bridge at the front of the site. This is not my preferred period of architecture but it is impressive with excellent interpretation allowing understanding of how rooms were used and how they were decorated. Highlights for me were not really parts of the palazzo itself but the historic pharmacy on the upper floor to the rear and easily missed and a marvellous collection of miniature paintings on ivory by a woman artist new to me. Her pictures were exquisite, highly detailed and deserved more time than I had allowed myself to view them. If tempted to view them take a magnifying glass with you, you will see so much more! Look too at the gondola on the ground floor entry, I hadn’t appreciated how curved they are!
Written 29 December 2023
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Aero3926
Midwest364 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Palace filled with period furniture and beautiful art. The vaporetto stop looks as if it drops you at the entrance, but it does not. Walk around to the far side (follow the signs) for entry.
Written 5 November 2023
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Ace6of6Clubs
Calgary, Canada131 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
This is an absolute must-see when in Venice, right up there with St. Mark's. Absolutely beautiful 18th century palace, and there's an ACTV stop right next to it, so it's easy to cross the canal to visit. Lots of great English info in the many rooms. Would recommend over Ca d'Oro, Fenice, and possibly even the Doge's Palace.
Written 20 August 2023
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Hyl38
Hampshire, uk437 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
fantastic clean cool museum away from the crowds, 10 euros to get in , great views from the canal and get to see beautiful interiors, paintings and furnishing. A welcome break from the tourist traps
Written 23 July 2023
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MidwestKathM
Detroit, MI1,007 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
This beautiful 18th century Baroque palazzo is a stunning example of 18th century life in Venice! The exterior view of the palazzo from the Grand Canal is a must-see and is worth a turn on a vaporetto to view it. We strolled through the palazzo room by room, floor by floor, enjoying the art work and furnishings. Of special note is the ballroom and its ceiling fresco. Also the terrazzo flooring and a Murano glass chandelier. This palazzo was once owned by Pen Browning whose father Robert Browning the British poet died here in 1889; the American songwriter Cole Porter lived here for a year in the late 1920s.
Written 26 December 2022
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courtney9384
Washington DC, DC402 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Solo
This museum is worth spending a few hours one morning or afternoon. It isn't too large of a museum, but they have a number of important Venetian painters (Canaletto, Tintoretto), frescoes, and a few Murano chandeliers. In addition to not being a large collection, it was quiet the day I visited; it's always nice to have a museum essentially to yourself. In a central location in the Dorsoduro convenient to other museums and Piazza San Marco. I'd recommend purchasing the museum pass, which covers about ten museums throughout Venice for E35.
Written 19 September 2022
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