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Family Review of Collezione Peggy Guggenheim (Peggy Guggenheim Collection)

Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
FamilyExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Eccentric ex-patriot Peggy Guggenheim lived in Venice for decades until her death in 1979. Her Venice home has become a museum housing her collection of modern art, considered one of the greatest such collections in the world. She was part of the same Guggenheim family for which the museum in New York City is named—that's her uncle's impressive collection.
  • The collection brings together Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Art, and Abstract Expressionism, and if that all sounds anything but kid-friendly, these artists— Magritte, Picasso, Pollack, Giacometti, Chagall, Miro — often hold great appeal for kids. Maybe it's the departure from realism or bizarre, fantastic perspectives depicted; whatever it is, give your kids a chance to experience it here.

Address:
On Calle San Cristoforo
Dorsoduro 701
Venice
Italy
Parking: Wed-Mon 10am-6pm (until 10pm on Sat Apr-Oct)
Price: Admission 10€ ($13) adults, 5€ ($6.50) students with valid ID


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 041-240-5411
Transportation: Vaporetto: Accademia (walk around left side of Accademia, take 1st left, and walk straight ahead following signs -- you'll cross a canal and then walk alongside another, until turning left when necessary)
Price Information: Admission 10€ ($13) adults, 5€ ($6.50) students with valid ID
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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