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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
Opening times of the Arsenale venue: 10 am - 8 pm on Fridays and Saturdays until 27th September
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.

Some types of tickets may be purchased online at (available soon)

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 >>

Architecture + Music formula
On the occasion of the 58th International Festival of Contemporary Music (3 > 12 October 2014), concessionary tickets for both events may be purchased
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 c/o 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 > 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