Delve into the opulent history and culture of Venice with a private, skip-the-line tour of the Correr Museum. Explore highlights of the illustrious collection featuring artwork by Bellini, El Greco, Carpaccio, and other European masters, and feel the former grandeur of the city while strolling through lush apartments filled with period decor, costumes, and historical navigation tools. A private guide provides personalized attention and expert insight to make the most of your visit.
- Private, 2.5-hour tour of the Correr Museum in Venice
- Explore one of Venice's most important art collections
- Admire paintings and sculptures by El Greco, Bellini, Brueghel, Canova, and more
- Walk through the lush apartments of former Venetian nobility
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- Skip the line
What You Can Expect
Sisi Empress Apartments
Choose from a morning or afternoon tour, and meet your private guide at either the Correr Museum entrance or the lobby of your hotel (select hotels only). Located along the south side of St. Mark’s Square, the museum is housed within spacious galleries that once served as the private apartments and offices for generations of Venetian rulers. With so much to see spread out over several floors, the collection could easily take days to explore, but your guide will ensure you see the most important pieces. Plus, you'll skip to the front of the line with priority access.
Imagine the glory days of the powerful Venetian empire as you stroll through sumptuous galleries adorned with period furnishings and an impressive art collection including works by Bellini, Paolo and Lorenzo Veneziano, Cosmè Tura, Pieter Brueghel the Young, Antonello da Messina, Vittore Carpaccio, El Greco, and others. See historic views of the city in the landscapes room, and admire sculptures by Antonio Canova and the Pinacoteca in the Neoclassical halls.
Get a glimpse of daily life for Venetian nobility as you tour the former apartments of Empress Sissi and the iron-fisted Doges, as well as galleries full of period costumes, coins, and navigation tools used by seafaring explorers. Learn about nearly 500 years of fascinating history from your guide, and free to ask plenty of questions to deepen your understanding. At the end of the 2.5-hour tour, say farewell to your guide and step back out into the famous expense of St. Mark's Square.