Fodor's Expert Review Museo del Vetro (Glass Museum)

Murano Fodor's Choice

This compact yet informative museum displays glass items dating from the 3rd century to today. You’ll learn all about techniques introduced through the ages (many of which are still in use), including 15th-century gold-leaf decoration, 16th-century filigree work that incorporated thin bands of white or colored glass into the crystal, and the 18th-century origins of Murano's iconic chandeliers. A visit here will help you to understand the provenance of the glass you’ll see for sale—and may be tempted to buy—in shops around the island.

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Quick Facts

Fondamenta Marco Giustinian 8
Murano, Veneto  30141, Italy

041-739586

museovetro.visitmuve.it

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: €11, Closed Mon.–Wed.

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