Gallerie dell'Accademia

Venice, Italy

The Gallerie dell'Accademia is a museum gallery of pre-19th-century art in Venice. The former Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia was founded in 1750. In 1807 the academy was re-founded by Napoleonic decree and moved to the Palladian complex of the Scuola della Carità, where the Gallerie dell'Accademia are still housed. The collections of the Accademia were first opened to the public in 1817.

The Gallerie dell’Accademia contains masterpieces of Venetian painting up to the 18th century, generally arranged chronologically though some thematic displays are evident.

The gallery contains masterpieces for example from  Canaletto, Carpaccio, Tintoretto, Titian and Leonardo da Vinci (Drawing of Vitruvian Man).



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Founded: 1750
Category: Museums in Italy


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Oluwatobi Busari (6 months ago)
Some of the most elaborate or grande paintings in the area. Some of the even extracted from outside walls and preserved / restored with the save Venice fund. The vitruvian man unfortunately was not on display to preserve it during my visit. Lots of evidence of the foundations of the Christian artistic and philosophical foundations for western thinking. Don't forget to look up!
Toby Gunn (7 months ago)
Breathtaking baroque art - beautifully housed and easy to see in a few hours. The PERFECT way to spend a rainy afternoon in Venezia
eugene starkov (7 months ago)
wonderful impressions. 12 euro entry. unfortunately there is no Russian language in the audio guide. not all rooms were open. did not see the dream of Saint Ursula. well, there is a reason to come again.
Clare Sheppard Gale (10 months ago)
Had a walk around, under 18’s are free. Cost 12 euros each adult. Lots to see, we spent just over an hour in here. Worth a visit.
Adriana (11 months ago)
Impressive museum that hosts a large collection of mostly religious-themed art from Venetian masters, such as Tintoretto, Veronese, Giovanni Bellini and Titian, among many others. I was completely moved by some works, and it's safe to say this is an unmissable visit for any art lover. The entrance fee is 12€ and it's worth every euro. The nearby bridge also offers some incredible views to boot.
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