Museo del Merletto, Burano

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  • Burano-Lace Museum apart-deserves that you dip in his "colorful" atmosphere of seaside village ... the pictures I hope to make at least part of the magic of Burano, its shops, its houses.
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  • Nice video of presentation. Poor content. Heating system that gives off foul smell (guess what ..) To admire the lace is best to visit various shops on the island and observe the seamstresses to work. Not worth the money, unless it is included in the museums.
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  • Certainly, this museum is very well known, but I advise against it, very short (10 minutes tops) and not interesting!
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  • Fantastic artwork. Speechless cos the collection of lace is incredible. At the start of the musrum there is also a small room where you can watch a video about the lace school on the island of Burano.
  • Very interesting place and if you don't want to look at lots of examples of Lace there is a very good video that explains the history and connection with the local people.
  • It's small, but as someone who thought they had no interest in lace, I happily spent 90 minutes here. There are effective displays of old and modern lace work, along with items on the politics and representation of lace in other art, along with the building's history as a lace school. There is no commercialism at all - no postcards, no shop - which meant that I took dozens of photos of my favourite piece: a 17th Century altar decoration, telling the story of Jesus in a way that only the makers and a few people allowed close to the altar would have seen at the time. An amazing amount of work must have gone into it.
  • Nice little museum with a great selection of items, tickets were included with the Venice City Pass. Only problem was the museum guard who was checking every item after us, (and after everybody else in the museum) just to be sure nobody touched the items...
  • Saw a demonstration which lasted about ten minutes. Had items for purchase which was great.
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