The Museum of Music is an exhibition dedicated to one of the artistic manifestations that made Italian culture great: violin making.
M° Artemio Versari's collection "Antonio Vivaldi and His Time" is a journey into the golden age of Italian violin making. The exhibition recounts the Venetian musical eighteenth century through the pieces belonging to the different workshops or "schools" that made Italian craftsmanship famous throughout Europe.
Services: museum shop, guided tours (service can be purchased on request up to 72h in advance).
Guided tours, you can invite 5 friends included in the price of 60€.
Guided tour, you can invite 5 friends included in the price of 60€. Find out more
The Music Museum is a permanent exhibition dedicated to great Italian violin making. Two hundred original musical instruments tell the story of music through the major Italian Schools: starting with the Cremona School, with extraordinary masterpieces from the workshop where Antonio Stradivari worked. And the Venetian School, with instruments by the luthiers favoured by Antonio Vivaldi, to whose memory the Museum is dedicated.
Open daily from 10am to 1pm and from 2.30pm to 7.30pm.
Guided tours by appointment. Choose the day!
Groups of 15 to 20 students. Cost: euro 3.00 per student. Free access for accompanying persons. Reservation required, via the website or by calling 041.2411840. Find out more
The Museum of Music in Venice, housed since 2004 in the church of San Maurizio, between the Accademia Bridge and St. Mark's Square, is a wonderful opportunity to take a break from the thousands of visual opportunities offered by the city, to dedicate oneself to the art of sound and violin making.
To better accompany your visit to the Museum of Music in Venice in the church of San Maurizio, we have created a dedicated audio guide for you. An all-listening account of the historical events in Venice and the Church of San Maurizio, the history of Italian violin making, with accurate descriptions of the original musical instruments on display.
Open every day from 10 am to 1 pm and from 2.30 pm to 7.30 pm. Find out more