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Museo del Merletto

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The museum is located at the historic Palace of Podestà of Torcello, former seat of the Burano Lace School from 1872 to 1970. Rare and precious pieces offer a complete overview of the history and artistry of the Venetian and lagoon’s laces, from its...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Galuppi 187, 30021 Burano, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not able to visit inside the museum as we had a toddler with us who would not keep still. Our guide did recommend this place to see lace work and stone pieces.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank EnakshiC
Reviewed 5 November 2018

A well done museum. A couple of films that covered the history of lace making. The display pieces were gorgeous. You can cover it in 15 minutes or spend hours. Worth the price of admission. Very small gift shop that was mostly books.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nowzer
Reviewed 2 November 2018

A lot of the lace shops have their own collection of lace on show, one was so impressive, over two floors, we we not sure that it was not the museum itself. The museum is more informative about the history and Burano. 5 euros entry,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sharpe26
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Spacious and beautifully laid out modern museum with exhibits over four rooms. At the start there's a very informative and well made film which gave us a lot of background to the history of the individual stitches. Good examples of lace from different eras as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ali T
Reviewed 16 October 2018

A small and nice museum. You will briefly learn about the lace manufacturing traditions through a video and the exhibits. If you want to know more you have to buy a book. If you are in Burano, pay a short visit, but the museum is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank what_is_next_to_see
Reviewed 15 October 2018

An old singer machine was on display. We have the same machine in our home from when our grandmother sewed. The Mary Odegetria wal icon, a replica of Torcello's Basilica, showed intricate lace work on her garment. I have seen this lace work in other...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ctsounis
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The day we visited Burano, the smell in the Lace Museum was so intensely bad that we had to leave after just a few minutes. At first I thought it was the bathroom, but the smell was everywhere. When we left I even smelled it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The day we visited Burano it rained, so actually nice to spend some time indoors. The tour started with a video of the history of lace which was very informative. Then you head upstairs to see displays of various types of lace. At the end...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Frankly, we were dissaponted about this museum. I understood they wanted to give us a presentation of the history of glass industry in Murano but it could be done much better and interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank goranpops
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This museum is located on the island of Burano and we had admission through the our Venezia Unica Platinum pass. Whilst this museum was small in comparison to other museums it did not detract from its importance. It showed on how the lace industry developed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Hello Rosanne M, I went on to their website and got this information: from April 1st to November 1st 10 am – 6 pm (ticket office 10 am – 5:30 pm) from November 2nd to March 31st 10 am – 5 pm (ticket office 10 am – 4:30 pm... More
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