Palazzo Ducale

Doge's Palace

Plan your visit


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From 1 May to 30 September 2024, every Friday and Saturday*
Open until 23.00 (last entrance at 22.00)

*On Saturday, 20 July (Festa del Redentore) the Museum will close at 19.00 (last entrance at 18.00)

On these evenings, the Museum Store and the Cafeteria will close at 21.00


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We inform our visitors that the artworks in the Sala delle Quattro Porte are temporarily not on view, due to ongoing restoration work.

The Museo dell’Opera is currently undergoing maintenance work on the fire extinguishing system and is closed to the public.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


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Suitcases, trolleys and any bulky luggage are not permitted in the museum areas (any luggage whose sum of the three sides exceeds 1 linear meter, including handles, wheels and external pockets). Visitors are required to leave all bulky luggage elsewhere before arriving at the museum entrance.

Smaller but still bulky bags and backpacks, umbrellas and any other objects which, in the opinion of the security personnel, cannot be introduced into the exhibition areas, must be left in the cloakroom. The cloakroom service is free of charge.

Thanks for your cooperation.


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  • From 01/04/2022 unorganized groups of more than 10 people must use whisper audio equipment.
  • The service is free for school groups that have purchased educational activities proposed by MUVE Education, for up to a maximum of 2 accompanying teachers and / or for any certified disabled accompanying persons.
  • When the audio equipment is collected, one adult member of the group must sign a form accepting responsibility for any possible loss or damage, and leave a valid identity document at the desk (this will be returned when the equipment is handed in at the end of the visit).
  • The hire of the equipment costs one euro per person, you can pay it at the cash desk for whisper.


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  • People whose face is covered with a veil will be asked to present identification before being admitted.
  • Bags and rucksacks may be checked at the museum entrances.
  • Please leave any bulky items in the cloakroom.

Thank you for your help.