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14th International Architecture Exhibition


7th June > 23rd November 2014


Venues, dates and opening times
Venice, Giardini and Arsenale, 7th June > 23rd November 2014
Opening times: 10 am – 6 pm
Closed on Mondays (except June 9 and November 17, 2014)

Ticket offices
Giardini 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Arsenale (Campo della Tana) 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Ca’ Giustinian - as of 26 May, 3:00 - 7:00 pm (Mon > Sat)
From 7 June to 27 September on Fridays and Saturdays, Arsenale venue open until 8 pm; ticket offices open 10 am to 7:30 pm. Admission to the exhibition venues allowed until 5:45 pm. Admission to the Arsenale venue (on Fridays and Saturdays until 27 September) allowed until 7:45 pm.

Advance sales

The ticket is valid for one entry to each of the two exhibition venues (Giardini and Arsenale) also on non-consecutive days.
Permanent Pass and Special 2days are valid for multiple entries to each exhibition venue (Giardini and Arsenale)
Small/medium sized pets are allowed in the green area at Giardini.

Special 2days -full price € 30
(pass valid for two consecutive days for both venues)
Special 2days -concession for Under 26 € 22
(pass valid for two consecutive days for both venues)
   To purchase a Special 2days pass a valid ID is required at the ticket office
Regular -full price € 25 (ticket valid for a single entry to each venue also on non-consecutive days)
Concession € 22 (for card holders: COOP, CNAPPC, CTS, ISIC, ITIC, FAI, Touring Club, Cinema Più, Venice Card -Adult/Junior/San Marco-, Rolling Venice Card, Carta Giovani, Arca–Enel, Trenitalia with a Freccia Argento/Bianca ticket, destination Venice (dated no more than 3 days) and CartaFRECCIA members)
Concession € 20 (for Over 65, military forces, City of Venice residents, on production of tickets for the 9th International Festival of Contemporary Dance and the 58th International Festival of Contemporary Music)
Concession € 16 (on production of subscriptions for the 71st Venice International Film Festival, and Cinema or Industry accreditation)
Students / Under 26  € 15 (university card or ID card required)
Concession € 15 for Gold and Platinum Biennale Card holders
Formula 2+2  € 50 (2 adults + 2 under 14)
Adult groups € 16 (min. 10 persons, booking required)
Secondary school student groups  € 10 (min. 10 persons, booking required)
University student groups  € 14 (min. 10 people, booking required)
Student groups from universities participating in Biennale Sessions  € 20 (min. 50 persons, booking required. The ticket/pass is valid to visit the two exhibition venues for 3 consecutive days)
Permanent pass  € 80
Permanent pass for students Under 26  € 45 (university card or ID card required)
Free admission: up to the age of 6 (inclusive); adults accompanying disabled visitors; preschools, primary schools and junior high-schools participating in Educational services.

Guided tours, theoretical and practical itineraries, laboratories and creative workshops
Available in Italian and in the main foreign languages.
Booking required, average duration 1h 45’, 2 hrs.
The service is fee-paying, entry ticket not included
In Italian or foreign language: 1 venue € 90 – 2 venues € 150
1 venue € 70 – 2 venues € 120
High schools
1 venue € 65 – 2 venues € 110
Elementary and Junior High schools
1 venue € 60
Nursery schools
1 venue € 50
Creative workshops for families
Laboratories, cost per child 1 venue € 5
Guided tours without reservation
Guided tours for individual visitors in Italian or in English: 1 venue, € 7; 2 venues, € 10.
Activities available on fixed days and times:
until 30 September (except 3, 4, and 5 Sept.)
- in Italian and English: daily at Giardini, 11 am and Arsenale, 2 pm
as of 1 October
- in Italian and English: on Saturdays and Sundays at Giardini, 11 am and Arsenale, 2 pm
For visits at both venues, the start is at Giardini, 11 am
Buy your guided tours online >>
Services for visitors
Infopoint / Free cloakroom, Services for families, Stroller and baby carrier free rental, Changing table,  Nursing and feeding station, Family lounge
Infopoint, Free cloakroom
Services for families, Changing table / Nursing and feeding station
Services at the exhibition (Giardini and Arsenale)
Bar, Restaurant, Bookshop
Marsilio Editori

Bookings and information
Guided visits, groups, schools
Tel. +39 041 5218 828
Mon to Fri, 10 am to 5:30 pm
Elements of Architecture
The fundamentals of our buildings, used by any architect, anywhere, anytime
41 installations crossing the Italian territory from South to North, and beyond
Absorbing Modernity 1914-2014
National Participations at the 14th Exhibition