Ca' Rezzonico – Museum of the 1700s in Venice
This temple of a 1700s Venice, located in the stunning Rezzonico Palace on the Gran Canal (a work of Longhena and Massari), preserves some very important paintings of the best masters of the century amongst whom Tiepolo, Rosalba Carriera, Longhi, the Guardis, Canaletto. These paintings are set amongst precious adornaments and furniture.
The Museum contains an extremely famous collection of masterpieces, result of generous donations amongst which the ones conceded by Ferruccio Mestrovich, and Egidio Martini who recently furnished the museum with about 300 works of art by all the principal artists from the Veneto.
In fact, on the third and fourth floors, there is a picture gallery (the Pinacoteca Egidio Martini), that holds works by Cima da Conegliano, Alvise Vivarini, Bonifacio de’ Pitati, Tintoretto, Sebastiano e Marco Ricci.
Address: Dorsoduro 3136 - Ca' Rezzonico
Telephone Number: 0412410100
Times: 10.00-17.00 (last entrance is one hour beforehand). It closes on the 25 of December, 1° January, 1° May
Entrance: full price € 6,50, reduced 4,50; full price € 13.00, reduced € 7,50 (San Marco Museum Plus); full price € 18.00, reduced € 12,00 (Museum Pass)
Services: easy entrance, photographic archive, didactic activities ,audioguide, didactic room ,coffee-shop, laboratory, book shop, museum publications, shop, guided tour