Naval History Museum Venice, Venice

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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3.6/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web
Learn about Venice’s military and naval history through artifacts, photos, and models at Naval History Museum Venice. On the ground, see displays about Venetian artillery and fortresses, as well as a number of torpedoes in the World War II exhibit. Next, learn about Admiral Francesco Morosini, known for driving the Turks out of the Peloponnese. View painstakingly crafted model ships, some of them 2 m (6.6 ft) long. On the third floor, learn about the history of gondoliers and see several models of gondolas, including one owned by the art patroness Peggy Guggenheim. A visit to Naval History Museum Venice represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Venice vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Take the vaporetto to the Arsenale stop; the museum entrance is a couple of hundred metres down the canal to the left of the boat stop. Some unusual and ornate exhibits of great and small sizes. A sed...  read more »
  • Big disappointment. The main museum is closed for renovation. All you get for your ticket is a dusty hall filled with some rather neglected old ships and no context or sense of the sea power that turn...  read more »
  • We were keen to visit the Arsenale and take in Venice's spectacular naval history so this was a must on our itinerary when staying in Venice. We got to the museum and were surprised to find it was jus...  read more »
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