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Kind visitors are informed that until October 16, the Birthplace of Antonio Canova is undergoing restoration work. For this reason, some rooms of the house may not be visitable at the moment. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Tomorrow open 09:30-18:00
Find out how to make the most of your visit at the Museum!
We have made some changes so that you can enjoy your visit safely and we have worked to try to become accessible to all.


We want many people to enjoy this place, the collection and the exhibitions, and we hope the following information will help you to plan your trip to the Museum.
This is an ongoing process which will allow us to realise our next goal: to become a Barrier-Free Museum.

Either on line or at the ticket office.
Buy your ticket

● Parking
Free parking in front of the Museum, 120 minutes max. Free parking nearby with no time limits. Free parking along the road to the Temple with no time limits.

● Entry and exit from the Museum
Entry: to reach the ticket office, there are two uphill steps. To reach the Museum, from the ticket office, there are two downhill steps. In case you can’t access through the entry door, we will open for you the main wooden door overlooking Canova square.

● Security and luggages
Museum rooms are video-monitored. No baggage storage is available.

● Animals
Small size animals are welcome, but they need to be hold in arms or in their pick-ups only. Guide dogs can access with no restrictions.

We’ll deliver the Museum map to every visitor in which you will find intersting information about the Museum’s history and Antonio Canova’s life. Inside the Museum’s rooms you will find QR codes in front of some of the artworks. Scan them to obtain the artwork’s description. If needed, ask the personnel at the ticket office for braille or large printing cards.

No seats inside the Museum’s rooms or the house, but in the garden and on the entry portico only.

Lifts and floors accessibility
To reach the ticket office, there are two uphill steps; however for people with reduced mobility or if pushchairs, we will open for you the main wooden door. There’s no lift in the Museum. No barriers to visit the 19th century Gypsotheque, on the contrary two uphill steps connect this room from the Scarpa’s wing. The ground floor of Canova’s house can be easily visited, but the first and the second floors can be reached by flights of stairs only.

The museum is equipped with toilets that can be reached crossing the garden inside the facility. Toilets comply with the needs of people with reduced mobility. An area with a changing table has also been set.

Italian Sign Language Guides
Service available. Cost: 120 EUR for groups of 20 visitors max(booking compulsory).

Free early entries
For autistic people we’ll be glad to grant an early entry, a half an hour earlier than the official entry time (09:00 instead of 09:30).

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Ask our bookshop for enlargement lenses or a monocle to help you reading the artworks’ captions or other information along your visit itinerary.

Families and kids
Every 1st Saturday of each month and every Sunday at 16h00 we propose guide tours dedicated to families and their little curious visitors.Creative labs are regularly planned from October to June every 3rd Saturday of each month at 16.00. Only in italian.

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Multilanguage Map
Mappa del Museo
Museum’s Map
Plan du Musée
Plano del Museo

Touch tours single visitors

To help people with visual disability to appreciate and live art thanks to a direct touch approach. It will be possible to understand Canova’s sculpting technique by touching both Ebe’s special bust and the fours busts inside the educational atelier.

For every single blind person, we strinctly recommand their guides to actively participate. Ebe’s bust will be always available, on the contrary a 48h early reservation is required to visit the Atelier, because this room is normally closed to unaccompanied visitors.

● Prices

● Reservation 
(+39) 0423 544 323 /

Touch tours for group

Specialized guides will accompany full- or partially-sighted people in a discovery tour of canovian sculture.
We can welcome small groups and accompany them by way of our touch tours.

● Prices
80 € (for group)

● Reservation required
(+39) 0423 544 323
(+39) 351 82 70 733