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Palazzo Grassi

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Amazing contemporary art

A wonderful gallery full of interesting modern art in a lovely restored palace. A must see. Not too... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Hamilton, Canada
Damien Hirst Exhibit, Part Two

When we visited Palazzo Grassi last October, it was hosting one half of the massive Damien Hirst... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
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The museums part of Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana are currently closed to the public. Both museums will reopen on April 9, 2017. Inaugurated in 2006 and 2009, Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana are two contemporary art museums. Renovated...more
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Campo San Samuele San Marco 3231, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

When we visited Palazzo Grassi last October, it was hosting one half of the massive Damien Hirst exhibit, "The Treasures of the Wreck of the Unbelievable," the pretend collection of pieces rescued from a first century A.D. sunken ship. As with the other half at...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

The building is beautiful and the renovation to a high standard, but it's not so exceptional and the exhibition itself we didn't like so much (although that's very subjective to our taste). The ticket price seemed expensive at 18 € for a visit that needs...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jennyellen31
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Palazzo Grassi and Punta Della Dogana have been restored beautifully by Japanese architect Tadao Ando. This neoclassical building is for exhibitions on contemporary art. At the time of visit, Damien Hirst's Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable was held here and Punta della Dogana....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank ayAroundTheWorld
Reviewed 25 March 2018

A wonderful gallery full of interesting modern art in a lovely restored palace. A must see. Not too large.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I visited Damien Hirst's exhibition here: grandiose ... engaging! the palace ... what to say? a charm! the breathtaking view!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable: Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana, Venice, from 9th April until 3rd December We visited this place by accident :) We were walking around in the maze called Venetian streets 😂 And saw a group of school students...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

A great exhibition space, went to see Damien Hirst here and was thoroughly impressed with the space in which all the exhibits were kept

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Michael-James_Lee
Reviewed 22 December 2017

As a Damien Hirst fan you cannot not visit his first bis solo exhibition, especially not when it is in a location as Venice. Simply, it was spectcular!!! Palazzo Grassi and Punto della Dogang really have the right ambiente the show all those oceanografically themed...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 450judiths
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My boyfriend and me visited this place whilst in Venice to see the Damien Hirst exhibition which was great. The place is immaculate and has three floors also with lifts and stairs. Ideally located near a ferry terminal so easy to access. The exhibition was...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sharyn t
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were lucky enough to see this before it closes, it is very interesting, thought provoking with some stunning highlights, make sure you climb the tower at Punta Della dogma, the view is amazing.

Date of experience: November 2017
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San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
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Yes-unusually (I thought, having been to many British Museums) in Venice I saw people taking photos in every museum I visited, (except churches) an attendant at the Doges Palace even held a curtain back so I could get an... More
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Thank you so much one and all for your prompt responses. Much appreciated. Off to bedfordshire now before early start for the flight... Ciao ! :-)