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Culture and Knowledge Unite: Explore the Marciana Library with the Venice City Pass

Visit the historical Marciana Regional Library and enjoy free admission by using the Venice City Pass and save € 19. 

Historical book from the state library Marciana at the St Mark'S Square in Venice

The Marciana Regional Library was built on the Piazza San Marco in 16th century and is decorated with artworks by Titan, Tintoretto, and many other artists.The first books of this regional library were actually donated by a cardinal in 1486. Today, this library owns one of the most important collections of Greek, Latin, and Oriental works. These collections are focused primarily on Venetian history, classical linguistics, and ancient geography maps. 

Opening hours Regional Library Marciana

Mo- Fri: 9.30 - 3.30 pm

The library is closed on the following days:
Every Sunday, 1 and 6 January Easter Monday, 25 April ,1 May, 2 June, 15 August, 1 and 21 November, 8, 25 and 26 December

Admission fee Regional Library Marciana

Adult: 19 €
Children (6–14 years old): 12 €

The admission fee for adults is included in the ticket for the Correr Museum, which costs 19 Euros. Children ages 6 to 14 must only pay 12 Euros.

Tickets Regional Library Marciana

Tickets for the Regional Library Marciana is included in the Venice City Pass Starter, Classic and Complete. Enjoy your stay in Venice with this all inclusive pass.

Address state library Marciana

Piazzetta S. Marco 7
30124 Venezia, Italy

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Directions Regional Library Marciana

Valaresso: Line 1
San Zaccaria: Line 1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2
Giardinetti: Line 2 

Special terms and conditions of Regional Library Marciana

Please be aware that the access into the library with backpacks, suitcases, and other bulky bags is prohibited. A free tour (in Italian and English) takes place every second Sunday of the month at 2:30 pm. Registration is required to take part of this tour: simply call (+390412407211) or send a mail to biblioteca@marciana.venezia.sbn.it the library to reserve your spot. 

The regional library Marciana is closed between the 4th and 8th of July due to preparations for the photo exhibition "Coordinate". 

Highlights Regional Library Marciana

  • Most important collection of Greek, Italian, and Oriental works
  • Located centrally on Piazza San Marco 
  • Approx. 1 million works on the premises 

Attractions near Regional Library Marciana

Because the Marciana Regional Library is located on Piazza San Marco, it is easy to reach the Correr Museum and Doge’s Palace. These attractions as well many others are included in the Venice City Pass. 

Visit the historical Marciana Regional Library and snatch your free admission ticket by using the Venice City Pass.

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