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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gaz h (3 months ago)
A must do, really. Our 9 year old boy enjoyed it too. It's not too big either. You should find most of the artwork incredible, whatever your tastes.
Chris Dickinson (3 months ago)
An impressive testimony to the collective religious imagination of Europe as expressed by the Venetian artists at their peak. The audio guide was a complete waste of money. Hardly any of the museum is included in the audio guide. Save yourself the 6€.
Steve Christopher (3 months ago)
Very nice with beautiful paintings and sculpture.. truly world class. The exhibits we're wonderful. We would have loved better markings to get through the rooms..during Covid times only.
Polf portal (5 months ago)
It's a really nice place with a really good security team. The paintings are interesting, and the statues look great. The fact that it closes at 2 PM is pretty annoying, but I'm sure they have a reason for that.
Yaacov Ozer (7 months ago)
Great museum with an impressive art collection of mostly local artists from the last 6 centuries. Convenient navigation, not very crowded (as I was there). The only remark is the ticket purchase process. I have bought tickets online and had a QR code, but actually it doesn’t help you to skip the line or gives any discount. You still have to wait to get to the cash desk to scan your ticket, and that’s all You don’t get a paper ticket or anything else, so it’s unclear why not just let you in when you have the ticket already.
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