Today in Venezia
The Glass Museum is located in Murano, an Island of the Venetian Lagoon, famous in the world for the art of glass, one of the reason to visit Venice!
The collection of the Glass Museum represents the largest historical collection of Murano glass in the world, but also includes notable Roman pieces.
The collection are laid out chronologically on the first floor of the Museum. Starting from an archaeological section(mezzanine), which contains noteworthy Roman works dating from the 1st-3rd centuries AD, it then progresses to the largest historical collection of Murano glass in the world, with pieces dating from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries, many of them world-famous masterpieces.
Address: Isola di Murano, Venezia
Tel.: Call centre tel. 848082000 – from abroad tel. (+39)04142730892
Info on accessibility: Staircase to reach the collection; wide toilets.
Getting there: Line 4.1 or Line 4.2, stop Museo Murano
Opening times: dal 1 novembre al 31 marzo 10-17 (biglietteria 10 - 16.30) dal 1 aprile al 31 ottobre 10-18 (biglietteria 10 - 17.30) Chiuso 25 dicembre, 1 gennaio, 1 maggio
Glass in Action
From the Museum to the Furnace, guided tour
on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 13 €, 10 € for Museum Pass ticket holders: admission to the musem + guided tour (12am in Italian, 2.30pm in English) + glassworking demonstration and video at the Abate Zanetti School (at 4pm)
Full price: 8 €
Reduced price: 5.50 €
Reduced price for: children aged 6 to 14; students* aged 15 to 25; escorts (max. 2) for groups of children or students; citizens over 65; staff* of the Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali; holders of the "Rolling Venice Card"; FAI members
Free admission for: Venetian residents; children aged 0-5; disabled people with escort; authorised guides*; interpreters accompanying groups;1 free tickets every 15 tickets with prior bookings; I.C.O.M. members. * I.D. required