la Biennale di Venezia
Visual Top Art EN (new)



Exhibition venues
Venice: Giardini and Arsenale
Special Preview Day 
May 9th 2017
May 10th -12th 2017
Official Opening and Award Ceremony
13th May 2017
Opening days from May 13th to November 26th 2017
Giardini and Arsenale closed on Mondays (except May 15th, August 14th, September 4th, October 30th, and November 20th 2017)
Opening hours
Giardini from 10.00am to 6.00pm
Arsenale from 10.00am to 6.00pm (from 10.00 to 8.00pm on Fridays and Saturdays from  May 13th until September 30th only)
The ticket is valid for one entry to the two exhibition venues (Giardini and Arsenale)
Distance between venues: 15’ on foot
Small-sized animals are admitted in the green area at the Giardini venue; no animals admitted at the Arsenale venue
Payment: credit card (booking fee), ATM, cash
Services for visitors
Infopoint, Free cloakroom
Services for families
Free rental of pushchair, baby-changing unit, feeding, family space
Infopoint, Free cloakroom
Services for families
Baby-changing unit, feeding
Services at the exhibition venues (Giardini and Arsenale)
Bar, Restaurant, Bookshop
The walk between venues is equipped for disabled people
Guided tours, thematic-educational itineraries, laboratories and creative workshops
Available in Italian and in the main foreign languages
Booking required, average duration 1 hour 45' / 2 hours
The service is fee-paying, entry ticket not included

Guided tours without reservation
Guided tours are onsale at the exhibition venues and online on the Biennale website

Information and reservations (Guided visits, groups, schools)
Tel. +39 041 5218 828 - Fax +39 041 5218 732

How to get there
from Piazzale Roma / Railway Station:
to Arsenale: lines ACTV 1, 4.1
to Giardini: lines ACTV 1, 2, 4.1, 5.1, (6 from Piazzale Roma only)

Garage San Marco (Piazzale Roma, tel. +39 041 5232213)

Hotel reservations
Arzanà srl, Viale Ancona 15, 30172 Mestre Venezia
Information and reservations: Tel. +39 041 2728360 - email:
A reservation fee will be applied