Fondamenta Giustinian 8, Murano
On the island of Murano, the museum is located in the noble Palazzo Giustinian, formerly the seat of the Bishops of Torcello.
The collections are laid out chronologically: in addition to the archaeological section, which includes notable Roman exhibits from the period between the first and third centuries A.D., there is the largest historical collection of Murano glass, with important pieces produced between the 15th and the 20th century, including worldfamous masterpieces.
The garden, in which contemporary pieces of glasswork are often exhibited, is extremely charming.
Opening Times: 1st November – 31th March 10 am / 5 pm (ticket office 10 am /4.30 pm) 1st April – 31th October 10 am /6 pm (ticket office 10 am /5.30 pm)
Closed on 25th December, 1st January, 1st May