Visit Venice's famed Accademia Galleries and include a fun meal (the classic Silver Menu) at the famous Hard Rock Cafe restaurant chain founded in London in 1971. And both at the museum and at the Hard Rock Cafe, there’s no waiting in line and you are first to be seated.
FAST TRACK ENTRY: Visit to Venice Accademia Galleries followed by lunch or dinner at Hard Rock Cafe (Silver Menu).
Select your preferred time to visit the Venice Accademia Galleries on the calendar.
We will confirm the first available time closest to that of your choice, and we will also book your fabulous lunch or dinner at the Venice Hard Rock Cafe. They will be expecting you!
Your Hard Rock Cafe experience will follow your visit to the museum, according to the confirmed time, and no less than 3 hours after your entrance time. Your table will be assigned according to the "Skip the Line" Formula – you will have the highest priority on the waiting list and be given the first table available. And all you'll need to do at that point is to choose your favorite Hard Rock Cafe classic from the new “Silver Menu” (Hard Rock Burger, Hard Rock Cheeseburger, Veggie Burger, Honey Mustard Chicken Sandwich, Chicken Caesar Salad, or Twisted Mac, Chicken and Cheese Pasta). Your meal comes with one drink of your choice (Soft Drink, Coffee or Tea) and 1 Ice Cream. Enjoy!
IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The museum or attraction will automatically confirm the closest available time, which can be any time during opening hours on the selected date, if your preferred time is no longer available.
Important information concerning this Combo Venice Accademia Galleries + Hard Rock Cafe Silver Menu:
ATTENTION: By selecting "audio guide" as you place your order, your visit will also include this service. Audio guides are available in Italian, English, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish.
Save time ordering: Add all tickets for museums and other services you want into your basket, then fill in the form and send your request.
PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive an email with your order summary plus a second email confirming your successful payment. A confirmation email with links to the vouchers will be sent one business day after you place your order (Monday afternoon for orders submitted on Friday and during the weekend). Please make sure that your anti-spam filter does not block automatic emails from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changing a confirmed visit: you can change the date and time of a confirmed visit, paying a penalty fee, and subject to museum availability.
Cancellation of confirmed visit: if you cancel a confirmed visit, the cost of unused ticket(s) will be refunded minus the service fee.
No shows: cost of unused ticket(s) will be refunded minus the service fee, upon request.
VENICE ACCADEMIA GALLERIES
Monday from 8:15am to 2:00pm. Tuesday to Sunday from 8:15am to 7:15pm
Closed January 1, December 25.
Ticket office closes 45 minutes before museum closing time.
How to get there: The Accademia Galleries are located in Campo della Carità in the sestiere (neighborhood) of Dorsoduro (street number 1050) in Venice, very close to the Accademia Bridge.
The Museum is reachable on foot (about 25/30 minutes from Piazzale Roma) or by water bus (schedules and the city map can be found at www.actv.it).
HARD ROCK CAFE VENICE
Bacino Orseolo, San Marco, 1192
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:00am to 11:30pm.
How to get there: On Piazza San Marco, walk away from the Basilica of San Marco towards west, leaving the basilica behind your back. Exit the square on Calle del Salvadengo, which turns left and takes the name Fondamenta Orseolo. The Hard Rock Cafe is located on the left corner.
Visit to the Venice Accademia Galleries followed by a wonderful lunch or dinner (which will follow the visit to the museum, according to the confirmed time and in any case not before 3 hours after admission to the galleries) at the Hard Rock Cafe Venice, where you will be served the Silver Menu, included in the price of your booking.
HARD ROCK CAFE VENICE
Venice, or the "city of canals" as she's oftentimes referred to, has long been considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Spread over 118 small islands nestled in its lagoon at the northern end of the Adriatic Sea in northern Italy, the 1,500 year old city is accessible only on foot and by boat or "gondola" with automobiles being non-existent (beyond the point that connects Venice to the mainland).
The new Hard Rock Cafe Venice is located behind Saint Mark's Square, the main tourist draw of the city. The cafe is the smallest Hard Rock Cafe in Europe with only 360 square meters, and is located in a beautiful and historic old building. From the wide side windows you’ll enjoy the view onto a busy canal and about 50 parked gondolas, as this is one of the main gondola stations. The cafe is decorated in elegant Venetian style and has a beautiful glass center feature hand made in the famous Murano glass factory.
With a menu full of mouth-watering American classics, memorabilia from the biggest names in rock, Hard Rock's signature cocktails, plus a full complement of city-specific merchandise to memorialize your visit, the Hard Rock Cafe Venice is sure to be a fun highlight of your time in Venice.
VENICE ACCADEMIA GALLERIES
The Accademia Galleries hold an important collection of Venetian painting from the 14th to the 18th centuries, including masterpieces by the most famous masters – such as Bellini, Giorgione, Carpaccio, Tiziano, Tintoretto, Veronese, and Tiepolo.
Founded in 1750 by the Venetian Senate as Venice’s school of painting, sculpture, and architecture, the school was one of the first to study and develop art restoration. The Accademia was renamed the Accademia Reale di Belle Arti and moved to its present premises in 1807 by order of the Napoleonic occupying forces. After the suppression of religious congregations and public Venetian magistratures, a large quantity of art works was confiscated. A selection of masterpieces was sent to Paris, to be shown in the Louvre Museum.
In Venice, many paintings of the local school from the 14th to the 18th centuries were rescued from dispersion and sale by the Accademia gallery, which functioned as a didactic collection for young artists. In order to include a systematic overview of Italian art, the Accademia strove to purchase works from most important Italian schools, but it was decided later to give preference to regional works.
The Venetian Academy of Painters and Sculptors, created in 1750, had its seat at the Fonteghetto della Farina in San Marco. In 1807, Napoleon's government chose as its new seat the building complex of the Carità, formed by the ancient church of Santa Maria della Carità, the Convent of the Canonici Lateranensi (built by Andrea Palladio) and the Scuola Grande della Carità.
On November 5, 1807, the new school opened, and in August 10, 1817, the Accademia gallery of paintings was opened to the public. The first nucleus of the collection was formed by works from the old Academy, selected paintings of the Scuola della Carità, and the Farsetti plasters collection. Additional paintings were recovered from France, while others were taken from Venetian churches such as San Giobbe's. The museum continuously increased its collection with private donations and new acquisitions of significant works.
A renovation project began in 1819 and was completed in 1856: two large halls were constructed to the left of the convent, divided by four marble columns. The convent was enlarged and in 1830 the Carità emblems on the facade were replaced by Accademia symbols. The great hall on the ground floor was divided to create a separate entrance for the gallery, independent from the school.
A radical reorganization of the galleries was undertaken in 1895. The 19th century artists were removed, and the works were organized chronologically. The 15th century paintings were grouped together, and polygonal exhibition spaces were created for some painting cycles to allow the experience of pictorial continuity. The Galleries became independent from the School and the Academy in 1906.
Between 1945 and 1948, paintings were selected and frames that were not original were removed. The reorganization project continued until the end of the 1950's.
The connection between the Accademia Galleries and Venice is deep, as many important works from churches, schools, and public magistratures are preserved here. In some cases, the shown works are the only testimony remaining from churches destroyed during the Napoleonic period. Some of the most famous paintings form part of the collections thanks to the generosity of private collectors.
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