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The Art of Glass: Murano and the Glass Museum Guided Tour from Venice

Unveiling Centuries of Craftsmanship and Innovation on the Venetian Island of Murano

What makes this tour Special

Discover the enduring allure of Murano's streets, where glass creations radiate a timeless charm

Engage with local artisans shaping glass into intricate forms, unveiling the heart of Murano's artistic legacy

Witness the enchantment as skilled hands transform molten glass into masterpieces, unfolding the magic of Murano's glass artistry

What to Expect

PRIVATE TOUR

Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only

DURATION

3 hours

START TIME

09:00

KID FRIENDLY

This tour is suitable for kids of all ages

ENTRANCE TICKETS

Entrance tickets are included! Enjoy your tour!

What's Included
  • Blue Badge Qualified Guide
  • Entrance Tickets
  • Meet & Greet your Private Driver at your Hotel/Accommodation
  • Private Tour
  • Transfer from Venice to Murano and back
  • A glassblowing demonstration at a traditional Murano glass factory
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Meals
  • Gratuities
  • Extras


Sites you’ll visit

  • Murano Island
  • Glass Museum Murano
  • Murano is one of the islands of the Venetian Lagoon, and it is definitely a must-see. Its glass excellent craftmanship is worldwide famous. Since when, according to tradition, the first glassmakers established here in the 13th century, the Murano Island became a symbol of Venice and the Made in Italy. The Murano Glass Museum i salso a destination, where you can better understand the secrets of this expert handmade tradition.
  • The Museum of Glass in Murano resides in a former bishops' palace with roots in Flamboyant Gothic architecture. Originally a patrician's palace, it underwent major renovations in 1659 under Bishop Marco Giustinian. After changing hands several times, it became the Murano Municipality's town hall in 1840. In 1861, it transformed into a museum and archive, gradually occupying the entire building. The museum features an 18th-century fresco by Francesco Zugno and notable chandeliers, including one by Giovanni Fuga and Lorenzo Santi from the 1864 Murano Glass Exposition, awarded a gold medal. Since 1923, it has been part of the Venice Civic Museums, preserving the legacy of Murano's glassmaking heritage.

Tour description

Embark on a journey into the enchanting realm of Murano's glass artistry with our "Murano and the Glass Museum by Boat" tour. This immersive experience invites you to traverse the Venetian Lagoon on a scenic boat ride, setting the stage for a captivating exploration of Murano's centuries-old tradition of glassblowing.


As you glide through the picturesque waters, the beauty of the surroundings will mesmerize you, preparing you for an in-depth encounter with the delicate craft of glassmaking. A visit to a traditional Murano glass factory unveils the mesmerizing art of glassblowing, where skilled artisans demonstrate their mastery, crafting exquisite glass creations.


Wandering through the charming streets of Murano, you'll encounter artisanal glass shops, galleries, and studios that bear witness to the island's artistic heritage. Immerse yourself in this unique atmosphere and seize the opportunity to acquire distinctive glass souvenirs, each a testament to your unforgettable visit.


Throughout the journey, your knowledgeable guide provides expert insights into the significance of glassmaking in Murano's culture and economy. Gain a deeper understanding of the island's artistic heritage as you absorb the fascinating narratives that accompany each glass creation. Join us for an unforgettable experience, where tradition, innovation, and artistic expression converge on the captivating island of Murano.

Full Refund Cancellation Policy

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The policies are included and non-optional.
  1. Dolce Vita policy is applied on all Standard Bookings placed more than 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms up to 72 hours from the date of the event for any reason. To apply for a refund including where your tour is cancelled or changed by Eyes of Rome®, please contact our customer service team at info@eyesofrome.com.
  2. Peace of Mind policy is applied on Selected Bookings and on all Bookings placed within 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of your control you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. To apply for a refund, please find the instructions on how to apply in the booking confirmation email you received after payment.

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