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Families at Museum

Guided tours, creative workshops and treasure hunts are just some of the many activities that the Museum offers to all the families and children who every year visit Canova’s birthplace and the Gypsotheca.
Get ready to discover with us the sculptor’s wonderful world, his art and all the stories of the Gypsotheca!

We inform you that restoration works on the XIX century wing of our gypsotheque have just started. This important yard is scheduled to be operating till next October and it will help the structural consolidation and seismic improvement of the building as well as the patrimony digitalization.
Despite the yard, visitors can access both the entry hall and the first bay of this wing, enjoy Scarpa’s extension and the three floors of the Sculptor’s birth house. Guided tours at pre-fixed time slots or customized guided tours can be booked any time to discover the magnificence of Canova’s art and the secrets of our museum complex.

Guided tours

Our trained guides will take families and children, with particular attention to the youngest visitors, through Canova’s birthplace and will show them the materials that the sculptor used, and end with a “Storytime” about the myths that characterise the Museum.

● Average duration of the visit

● Available times
Every first Saturday of the month and every Sunday at 4:00 pm

● Prices
€ 4 per person, free for children
€ 22 Family ticket (two parents plus any number of children)

● Booking required
0423 544 323 /

Treasure hunt

Help the youngest visitors discover the Museum’s collection: an illustrated map will help the youngest visitors discover the Museum collection. After solving a crossword puzzle, they will also receive the Museum Explorer’s Certificate and a small prize!

● Prices
There are no additional costs to the entry ticket, you just need to ask for the map in the ticket office

● Booking required
0423 544 323 /

Creative workshops

Creative workshops will engage the entire family in a magical tour among sculptures and stories, surrounded by the beautiful white setting of the Gypsotheca.
Not only a guided tour…! We will also all get our hands dirty in the Museum educational workshop.

Available times
Every third Saturday of the month at 4:00 pm, from October to June

€ 4 per person, free for children
€ 22 Family ticket (two parents plus any number of children)

Booking required
0423 544 323 /
This activity is for families

The Museum at home

The beautiful sculptures by Antonio Canova come alive with Valentino Villanova’s drawings.
Love and Psyche, Hercules and Lichas, Daedalo and Icarus… Collect all the drawings and have fun with us!

Download the sculptures to color in

Do you want to dirt your hands? Change your desk into a little artist’s atelier. You need only a few materials and all your imagination to create little pieces of art!

Watch the videos