San Marco Museum Card
Discover the culture of Venice
San Marco Museum Card
The important museums of Venice
Purchase the San Marco Museum Pass and save time and money. This pass is a ticket for the museums in Piazza San Marco. This museum pass allows free admission and fast track entry to San Marco Square: Palazzo Ducale (the Doge’s Paleis), Museo Correr, the National Archeological Museum and the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana.
Fast Track Entry
Doge’s Palace is one of the iconic attractions in Venice and the long waiting line reflects its popularity! Purchase online a San Marco Museum Pass and you skip the lines not only of the Palazzo Ducale but at Museo Correr, the National Archeological Museum and the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana.
The museums at Piazza San Marco
Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale)
The Palazzo Ducale was the residence of the Doge, the leader of the Venice Republic, and the seat of government. Behind pale-pink colonnades lie state rooms, the Doge’s private apartments, council chambers, courts and prisons. All are open for visitors and make the Doge’s Palace the top attraction in Venice.
A visit to the Museo Correr takes you on a history trip. Paintings, prints, coins, weapons, military regalia and many more objects that have survived the middle ages and the renaissance tell the unique story of Venice as it was from the 13th to the 16th century. When you have soaked up enough culture, enjoy the sweeping views from the exhibition rooms and the café Piazza San Marco!
The National Acheological Museum
The Archeological Museum of Venice is home to an impressive collection of Egyptian, Roman and Greek art: sculptures, marbles, busts ceramics, jewelry, cameos, gems and precious stones. The museum also showcases the Museo Correr’s archeological collection consisting of work s of art of Egyptian and Assyrian-Babylonian origin.
Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana
Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana is one of the oldest libraries in Italy and its collection of books and manuscripts is the largest in the world. Admire Breviario Grimani from the 5th century and Fra Mauro’s Map of the World. The building was designed by Jacopo Sansovino, an Italian architect, sculptor and designer of all the building on Piazza San Marco. The National library is an elaborate building with arcaded bays and beautiful frescos.
How does the San Marco Museum Pass work?
Purchase the San Marco Museum Pass online from our website. You will receive a confirmation email with a voucher which you exchange at one of the participating museums for the physical card. You card is activated on first use.