Oriental Art Museum at Ca' Pesaro
The Oriental Art Museum is located in the ancient baroque palace of the Pesaro family, at San Stae, on the Gran Canal and holds one of the biggest and most important European collections of Japanese art of the Edo period (1615-1868), which was collected at the end of the IX century by Enrico di Borbone, count of Bardi, during one of his travels to the far east, between 1887 and 1889.
Inaugurated in 1929 and enriched during the years, the museum also
contains sections dedicated to Cina and Indonesia: it displays
porcelains, jades, lacquers (like the famous urushi ones), cloths and
an important collection of weapons from the XII-XIX centuries.
Inside the museum there are also library services, museum publications, shops.
Address: Santa Croce 2070
San Stae Venezia
Telephone number: 0415241173
Opening: from the 3rd of November to the 31st of March from Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ticket place closes at 4 p.m.)
Totally closed on Mondays and on the days: 1st January, 1st May, 25th December
Entrance: full price € 5,50 reduced € 3,00. inclusive ticket for 3 museums (Accademia + Ca' d'Oro + Oriental Art Museum) full price 11,00, Reduced € 5,50. Validity: 3 months from the first entrance
The entrance ticket permits the visito f the Oriental Art museum and the International Gallery of Modern Arts
The ticket place closes 30 mins before the closing of the musem
Actv transport lines: number 1; boat stop San Stae