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State library Marciana

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

Altes historisches Buch in der Landesbibliothek Marciana in Venedig am Markusplatz

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

April–October:
Mon–Sat: 10 am–7 pm
Closed: Sunday

November–March:
Mon–Sat: 10 am–4 pm
Closed: Sunday  

The Marciana Regional Library is open in the summer season from April to October between the hours 10 am and 7 pm. From November to March, it has restricted opening hours from 10 am to 4 pm. Marciana Regional Library is closed on Sundays all year round, as well as on 25 December and 1 January.

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 Best. Enjoy your stay in Venice with this all inclusive pass.

Address state library Marciana

Address:
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, St. Mark’s Basilica, 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.