Naval History Museum Venice, Venice
(3.5/5 based on 420+ 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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  • Museum located in the Arsenale, which tells a bit of the historical Venetian naval through several old vessels. The Museum is small and the ambiance is simple and without Guide.
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  • Very nice if you are a bit antique boat enthusiasts but a little sad and neglected. one can turn safely in 30 Min at a cost of 5 euros for a ticket.
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  • We wandered over this way to poke around. It was off season but it was totally empty. No other visitors. There are some boats in here and some are interesting. Most are not. Little signage. If you rea...  more »