Naval History Museum Venice, Venice

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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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  • If your into maritime and boating history of the area this is the place. A large and old building which houses boats from many hundreds of years. Only 5 euro per person. If it was much more I'll be ho...  more »
  • Opportunity to consider the old gondola, boats and ceremonial Venetian Court. Our son is most impressed with the cut Reed boats! The opportunity to take a break from the crowds of tourists-not crowded!
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  • You have to see this is a part of the history of Venice. It's not in the center but it is a very nice walk to get there. Easy to find it.  more »