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Palazzo Chiericati

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Tour through Vicenza's History

Beautiful building outside; very updated and easy to traverse inside.Paintings and exhibits take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A civic art museum that punches above its weight

The Palazzo Chiericati, also designed by Palladio, now serves as the civic art museum. It has a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Palazzo Chiericati has been the historic home of the Civic Museum since 1855 and now houses the city's collections of paintings, sculptures and applied arts from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries. A masterpiece of Palladio's early...more
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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 37/39, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
+39 0444 222811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building outside; very updated and easy to traverse inside.Paintings and exhibits take you through the city's history starting in the 13th century. Worth a visit. Use the weekly museum pass for the best deal.

Thank TerryfromToledo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palazzo Chiericati, also designed by Palladio, now serves as the civic art museum. It has a surprising variety of art, well displayed with helpful explanations. Most unusual was a ceiling fresco showing the god Apollo falling off his chariot while being chased by the...More

2  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful museum designed by Palladio, great picture taking outside and inside. The collection of paintings and sculptures is not overwhelming but enjoyable. The audio guide is also a plus. A definite visit in Vicenza.

Thank Linda I
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We were bowled over by this museum. Well presented. Fantastic art, carefully displayed. Gives a wonderful ‘history’ but as it only uses a few objects/artefacts for each period you are never over burdened. Go to the top floor to see the extra exhibition and make...More

2  Thank zazu2012
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Across from the Olympic Theatre-- you must at least come and admire the façade--inside are beautiful ceilings and a respectable art collection.

1  Thank Manningjen
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The palace has a beautiful exterior & magnificent painted ceilings. The paintings are mostly religious & were not, for me, the reason to visit. Perhaps if I'd made it to the top floor ............. but it was just SO hot & we'd walked such a...More

Thank WinstonSophie
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Nice paintings of the Veneto Heritage, in the city center od Vicenza. Nice to visit especially the chapel that is in the upper floors and there are often Music connect of pupil of the Conservatorio

Thank iliketravelling2018
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The location just crossed over from theater Olympic. Interesting museum, read more understand the story more! worth buy multi museum ticket!

1  Thank Blossom S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This masterpiece by Andrea Palladio stands in the heart of Vicenza. It strikes with its pure lines and the statues lining the top. Inside is a picture gallery on five levels, from Roman to modern art, and the rooms have magnificent frescoes and decorations. Among...More

1  Thank opossumd
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Step inside of this former grand house overlooking a market square - passing under the public loggia into this beautiful home turned into a museum. The sequence of rooms unchanged since the mid 16th century - Renaissance Architecture frozen in time; the collection of paintings...More

1  Thank garyp281
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