National Archaeological Museum of Venice

Safety and behavior

Museum etiquette


Museum attendants are responsible for the safety and the security  of  artworks and visitors. Their indications and prescriptions must therefore be carefully followed. In the event of inadequate behaviour, the staff will have the right to remove from the museum whoever is responsible for such behaviour, while the Management  reserves the right to undertake appropriate initiatives and measures.

In the event of an alarm, visitors are required to strictly follow the instructions of the museum operators. If the evacuation of the building is ordered, it is necessary to proceed in a disciplined and orderly manner, respecting the directives of the staff. In the event of a large turn-out and in any situation that could compromise the safety of people or property, access can be temporarily prohibited or any necessary measures, imposed by circumstances, can be adopted to ensure the safety of people or things.


Bulky bags, backpacks, umbrellas, and any other objects that, in the opinion of the security staff, cannot be introduced into the exhibition routes, must be left in the spaces provided for this purpose. The deposit is free.

In museums it is forbidden to smoke and use electronic cigarettes.

For reasons of hygiene and safety of the artworks and spaces, it is not possible to eat or drink in the exhibition halls and in areas where this is not expressly provided.

The reproduction of artworks is free only if realized for personal and non- profit use, for study and research, free manifestation of individual thought, creative expressions, support of the knowledge of cultural heritage.
Flash photography and selfie sticks are not allowed.

The use of tripods and public reproductions  with printed editions or via the web, social web, television, or used and associated with profit-making activities, require prior authorization by the Museum. The request must be send to

In the exhibition halls, please mute the ringtone and audio of cell phones and other mobile devices. The use of the devices must be discreet so as not to disturb the visit.

Everyday 10 am – 5 pm (except January 1st and December 25th)

17, St. Mark Square, Venice Italy
Entrance from the Museo Correr