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Palladio Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A must for architecture buffs--but maybe not a mustsee for others.

We were visiting Vicenza specifically to see Palladian villas, so this was a great addition to our... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Columbia, Maryland
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good drawings and models of the main buildings. The young staff were very helpful and the details... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
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a museum-workshop: this new kind of museum features not only works of art but also the experts who describe them.a museum in movement: having installed the hardware (a system of dynamic lighting for the spaces, video projection systems, showcases...more
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Contra' Porti 11, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
+39 0444 323014
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We were visiting Vicenza specifically to see Palladian villas, so this was a great addition to our trip. It is a small museum in one of Palladio's buildings, without "artifacts" from Palladio's life, but with good biographical details & terrific models of many of his...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We were expecting something more from this building. After the impressive and vast amount of stairs we had to negotiate to get to the top we discovered that there was a lift round the corner out of sight of the entrance desk. Not a good...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Go here first, then visit Palladio's buildings. The staff was very open to answering our queries. Do listen to the virtual commentaries, they are brilliant additions to the curation. Where else can you get the greatest academics on architecture to comment on one of the...More

2  Thank Global-Villagerr
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Located in the centre of the beautiful city of Vicenza, the Palladio is definitely worth entering and doing the roof top walk. Stunning views across the piazza, city and the hills. Interesting exhibits - we caught a fabulous architecture exhibition. Worth stopping at and climbing...More

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 7 June 2018

good drawings and models of the main buildings. The young staff were very helpful and the details were in English

Thank bradSomerset
Reviewed 3 June 2018

If you are in Vicenza for at least half a day you will hear about Palladio. His buildings are everywhere in the city (and elsewhere too in the Veneto). You will learn a bit about his life but you will see photos and models of...More

Thank unclelouie
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We travelled from Venice which was easy peasy by train and therefore had only one day in Vicenza. We started off at Teatro Olimpico at the bottom of the high street which did not disappoint - it's amazing and a must see. Then a 2...More

1  Thank T F
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Tucked inside of a 16C city palazzo - the Museum of the work of Palladio contains an exhibition of the breath of the work of Palladio - his villas and palazzi, public building and churches....construction techniques, geometries and lessons of his work, and often a...More

2  Thank garyp281
Reviewed 13 November 2017

A very well organized exhibition of Palladio's buildings with commentaries in English and Italian. Some of the rooms have spectacular ceilings and carvings.

2  Thank Zanzibar48
Reviewed 23 September 2017

If you have marvelled at the palaces in Vicenza and the surrounding area, and want to know more about the man who built so many of them, go to this museum.It is worth a few hours at least.

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