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55th International Art Exhibition 
Ticket offices
- Arsenale (Campo Tana)
- Giardini
10 am to 5:30 pm. Last admission to the exhibition venues: 5.45 pm.
- Tickets online: BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE >>
Exhibition venues, dates, and opening times
Venice, Giardini and Arsenale, June 1st to November 24th, 2013
Opening times: 10 am – 6 pm
Closed on Mondays (except June 3rd and November 18th, 2013)

The international press reviews on the Exhibition >>
Tickets are valid for one entry to each of the two exhibition venues (Giardini and Arsenale); they can be used also on non-consecutive days
Permanent Passes and the Special 2days are valid for more entries to both exhibition venues (Giardini and Arsenale); these tickets are strictly personal and must be accompanied by a valid ID at the entrance.
Small/medium sized dogs on a leash are allowed in the green area at Giardini
Ticket Prices
Full price -Special 2days € 30 (pass valid for two consecutive days entry to both venues)
Full price -Regular € 25 (valid for one entry to each venue also on non-consecutive days)
Concession € 22 (COOP, CTS, ITIC, FAI, Touring Club, Cinema Più, Venice Card (Adult/Junior/San Marco), Rolling Venice Card, Carta Giovani, and ARCA-Enel card holders; Vaporetto dell'Arte ticket holders; Trenitalia customers holding a Freccia Argento/Freccia Bianca ticket with destination Venice (travel date max 3 days earlier) and Cartafreccia members)
Concession € 20 Over 65 yrs., military officers, residents in Venice, 57th International Festival of Contemporary Music and 42nd International Theatre Festival ticket holders; 70th Venice International Film Festival subscription holders
Students / Under 26 € 14 (with a valid student ID or ID card)
Concession € 15  Biennale Card (Gold or Platinum)
Formula 2+2 € 50 (2 adults + 2 under 14 yrs.)
Adult groups € 15 (min. 10 people, booking required)
Secondary school student groups € 10 (min. 10 people, booking required)
University student groups € 12 (min. 10 people, booking required)
Student groups from universities affiliated to the project Biennale Sessions€ 20
(min. 50 people, booking required - tickets/passes are valid to visit the two exhibition venues for 3 consecutive days)
Permanent pass € 80
Permanent pass students and Under 26 € 50 (with ID)
Permanent pass for residents in Venice and its province € 50 (with ID)
Free admission: up to the age of 6 (inclusive), adults accompanying disabled visitors, primary schools and secondary schools attending Educational services.

Some types of tickets may be purchased online on
Guided tours, theoretical and practical thematic-educational 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: 1 venue € 80 – 2 venues € 140
In foreign languages: 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 and for 2 venues € 10.
Activities available on set days and times.  Schedule and online purchase on
Visitors services
Infopoint / Free cloackroom, Services for families, Stroller and baby carrier free rental, Changing table,  Nursing and feeding station, Family lounge
Infopoint, Free cloackroom
Services for families, Changing table / Nursing and feeding station
Services within the exhibition (Giardini and Arsenale)
Bar, restaurant, bookshop
Marsilio Editori

Bookings and information
Guided visits, groups, schools
Tel. +39 041 5218 828
Fax +39 041 5218 732
The artists selected for the main exhibition, VIVA ARTE VIVA
National Participations
Countries exhibited in their own pavilions at the 57th Intl. Art Exhibition
Collateral Events
Additional exhibitions and initiatives in Venice during the 57th Biennale