Guggenheim Museum houses the intriguing personal collection of Peggy Guggenheim, the noted American socialite. It is a prominent museum for contemporary European and American art in Italy. However, the museum is not only well-known for its exhibitions, but also for its mesmerizing vistas of the Grand Canal. It is a must-see for art lovers who will marvel at its fascinating history. It’s known in the world for its eclectic and significant collections of contemporary art.
Set in the 18th century Venetian Palace called the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni; the Guggenheim Museum was the home of Peggy Guggenheim. She lived here for around three decades. Its collection is mostly the socialite’s personal reassure comprising of sculpture, as well as painting and highlight her fondness for surrealism, abstract expressionism, and European abstraction.
How to get there
You can arrive here by vaporetto, or simply walking there.
Senior visitors (More than 65-year-old): € 13,00
Regular: € 15,00
Reduced: € 9,00
Wednesday-Monday: 10.00AM – 6.00PM