Opening Hours and Tickets

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Opening Hours and Tickets


The face mask is mandatory within our spaces.

Exhibition rooms closed for setting up from 27/03 to 01/04 2023
single ticket for €6

Scala Contarini del Bovolo

Opening time during mwinter period (until February 26):
Every days: from 09:30 to 17:30
Last admission at 5:00pm

Summer opening hours from 27 February:
Every day: from 10:00 to 18:00
Last admission at 5.30pm

Days before holidays

24 December 2022: opening to the public at 10.00 as usual and closing of the site at 16.00. Last admission to the public at 3.30 pm.

December 31, 2022: opening to the public at 10.00 as usual and closing of the site at 16.00. Last admission to the public at 3.30 pm.


25, 26 December 2022
1 January 2023

Useful information

Booking is reccommended, not mandatory

All those who are entitled to free access can go directly to the site to check the availability of access to the monument. If they want to book a specific date and time of their visit, they can book online at a cost of € 1 (select free ticket + € 1 presale).


  • 8€ Full Price
  • 6 € Reduced: from 12 to 26 years, Over 65 years, FAI members, Italian Touring Club (TCI), GIST members (Italian Tourist Press Group), TGS Eurogroup members
  • 1 € pre-sale right for those entitled to free admission who wish to reserve the date and time of their visit

Free Admission

  • Children up to 12 years-old
  • Authorized Tourist Guide
  • Residents in Venice municipality- with a valid I.D. Card
  • Employees IRE and Fondazione Venezia Servizi alla Persona

The requirements for applying the reductions will be verified at the ticket office.

Reservations required for groups of more than 10 people.

Access mode

  • Online booking is recommended
  • access to the monument will take place every half hour and the number of visitors will be limited in compliance with the containment and prevention measures from COVID-19
  • The temperature at the entrance will be measured with no access for those who prove to be more than 37.5 ° C;
  • The group will be “accompanied” and further divided into two groups between Belvedere and exhibition halls;
  • It will be mandatory to wear masks;
  • We have sanitizing gel available along the way;
  • We will try to differentiate entry and exit from the two doors of the gate;

More information about Scala Contarini del Bovolo

Oratorio dei Crociferi

Temporarily closed

More information about Oratorio dei Crociferi

Complesso dell’Ospedaletto

Temporarily closed

More information about Complesso dell’Ospedaletto

Santa Maria della Presentazione (Le Zitelle)

Temporarily closed

More information about Chiesa di Santa Maria della Presentazione

Santa Maria Delle Penitenti

Temporarily closed

More information about Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Penitenti

For visits by reservation write at:

The visit

Regular Activities

During normal opening hours we offer guided tours in the main European languages such as Italian, English and French. Also, we provide walking tours, shore excursions or tailor-made tours, guaranteeing uniqueness and exclusivity to your activities.

Tourist Services

Thousands of people, scholars and simple travelers, each year visit our secret places to admire and breathe the intact atmosphere of the Serenissima, which has come to us through the centuries thanks to skilful restoration and careful preservation of the artistic and architectural heritage of the Venetian assistance, developped since the fifteenth century.

Our Staff is available for following services:

Autonomous Tours
Guided Tours
School Groups
Extraordinary openings
Exclusive Evening Tours
Music Tours
Food and Wine Tours

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