School at the Museum 2013>2014

Activities at the Doge’s Palace

Active tours

THE PERFECT MURDER. FIND THE CULPRIT IN THE DOGE’S PALACE

A real murder perpetrated in the Doge’s Palace in the mid 15th century is the storyline behind a tour that winds through all of the most significant rooms in the Palace – from the courtyard, to the State Halls, the prisons, the Doge’s Apartment – in the attempt to discover the numerous clues that will shed light on an intricate affair that took place at the time of Doge Francesco Foscari.

For: Upper Primary School and Lower Secondary School
Duration: 2 hours
When: every day, from 8.30 am
Languages: Italian, English, French, Russian

THE HALLS OF POWER

The tour focuses primarily on the state rooms of the Doge’s Palace, where the impressive series of paintings, exciting pictures, magnificent sculptures and lavish decoration evoke the complex operation of the machinery of government at the time of the Republic and also highlight the iconographic program promoted by the Venetian ruling class to establish and celebrate the myth of Venice.

For: Secondary School
Duration: 2 hours
When: every day, from 8.30 am
Languages: Italian, English, French, Russian