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Palazzo Mocenigo


In 1945, Palazzo Mocenigo at San Stae was bequeathed to the city of Venice by Alvise Nicol˛, the last descendant of the family, to be used ôas a Gallery of Art, to supplement Museo Correrô. In 1985, the overall project of the Musei Civici designated Palazzo Mocenigo as the seat of the Museum and Study Centre of the History of Fabrics and Costumes: it houses rich collections of ancient textiles and costumes mostly from the Correr, Guggenheim, and Cini collections. Palazzo Mocenigo also contains a well-stocked library specialising in the history of fabrics, costumes, and fashion. The library is situated in the rooms on the first-floor piano nobile that have not conserved their original furnishings; the stocks of fabrics and costumes are situated on the first mezzanine and on the top-floor. On the second mezzanine, an area has been set aside for didactic and experimental activities.


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Contact Details

Address: Palazzo Mocenigo, Santa Croce 1992, 30135 Venezia.

Telephone: (+39) 041 721798

Email: [email protected]

Opening Hours

From April 1st to October 31st open 10 am - 5 pm (ticket office 10 am - 4.30 pm)
From November 1st to March 31st open 10 am - 4 pm (ticket office 10 am - 3.30 pm)

Closed on Mondays, December 25th, January 1st, and May 1st.

Full price: 5 Euros
Reduced: 3.50 Euros

Events (Beta version)

The Alchemy of Colour Friday, 11 December 2015 to Sunday, 10 April 2016


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photo Tip by Musei Civici di Venezia /Civic Museums of Venice on Monday the 3 of March, 2014 at 1:37 pm
Completely renewed in 2013, the itinerary winds its way through 20 rooms, evoking a Venetian Palace of the 18th century. Unique also the new section dedicated to the history of Perfume, to be smelled!

photo Tip by Musei Civici di Venezia /Civic Museums of Venice on Thursday the 30 of August, 2012 at 4:28 pm
Storerooms of the Museum, usually not accessible, offer an itinerary through fashion in the 18th Century not to be missed! Book online your visit in Italian and English with a specialised guide

photo Tip by Poppy Koutsou on Tuesday the 1 of November, 2016 at 3:46 pm
Loved the style and the parfume history .. quirky and weirdly beautiful

photo Tip by Ruth Banbury on Thursday the 7 of November, 2019 at 10:50 am
Interesting look into fashion and perfume , interactive areas

photo Tip by BBPlanet on Wednesday the 11 of July, 2012 at 12:01 pm
Si tratta di un'antica Dimora Patrizia donata nel 1954 alla cittÓ con all'interno ancora il vecchio arredamento del '700. Oggi potete trovarvi il Museo del Tessuto e del Costume. Translate

photo Tip by Itzel Na˝ez on Tuesday the 10 of March, 2015 at 1:39 pm
Este palacio perteneciˇ a una familia de perfumistas y hay una sala dedicada a eso íimperdible! Translate



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