30100 Torcello Venezia
+39 041/730761 Fax+39 041/730875
|How to get there
||Public service ACTV – line LN “Laguna Nord
“Torcello” change in Burano.
From Venice: Fondamenta Nuove – Burano – Torcello.
From Mainland : Punta Sabbioni – Treporti – Burano - Torcello.
ACTV – Tel. +39 041/2722111 – www.actv.it
VELA – Tel +39 041/2424 – www.velaspa.com
|Opening times and Admission
||Winter time: 1/11-28/02 10:00 – 17:00
Summer time: 1/03-31/10 10:30 – 17:30
Closed:on Monday and national festivities, 21st November (opened 15st August)
Tickets: full price Euro 3,00
Reduced price Euro 1,50 (for groups more than 10 people, Children aged 6 to 12 ).
Free admission for classes accompanied by teachers and for children up to 5 years.
Museum + Basilica + Campanile (belltower) Euro 8,00; reduced for groups Euro 5,50; Museum + Basilica: Euro 5,50; reduced for groups Euro 3,00.
||Book shop no - cloak-room no
- coffeeshop no
|Access for the disabled
||Presents. Staircase to reach the archeological section and winding staircase between the ground floor and the first floor of the medieval and modern section.
|Educational aids and co-ordinated
||Captions and information panels; multilingual guide-book for the visit, aids for visit, didactic laboratories for schools.
||-Il Museo di Torcello bronzi, ceramiche, marmi
di età antica catalogo della sezione archeologica, edited by Giulia Fogolari, Marsilio
-Il Museo di Torcello, guida breve alle due sezioni, Marsilio 1994.
-Museo di Torcello sezione medievale e moderna, catalogue edited by Giulia
Fogolari, Provincia di Venezia, 1978 (out of print but distributed in all libraries)
||-Callegari Adolfo, Il museo provinciale di
-Levi Cesare Augusto, Catalogo degli Oggetti dAntichità del Museo
provinciale di Torcello con brevi notizie dei luoghi e delle epoche di ritrovamento,
Other bibliography is available relating to different. categories of findings and
to the history of the island
||Doctor Gloria Vidali
Cultural Sector Manager – Provincia di Venezia
|Collections and sections
||The museum is divided into two sections. The
Palazzo del Consiglio, which was originally built in the XVIth century and is the seat of
the medieval and modern sections, while the Palazzo dellarchivio, the other
remaining building in the square, which dates back to XIth XVIth century houses the
archeological section. A group of marbles belonging to the museum are found in the Loggia
of Palazzo dellarchivio and in the open space between the two Palaces.
Paper Catalogue of findings of the Archeological Section.
Computer Catalog of the Medieval and Modern Sections attained in collaboration with the Veneto Region and the Carive Foundation, carried out by the Dipartment of History of Arts and Preservation of Artistic Heritage of the University of Ca Foscari - Venice.
|Management and ownership
||Provincia di Venezia
||Provincia di Venezia State property
||Burglar and fire alarm.