Accessibility for Visitors with Limited Mobility

The ACTV public transport system and the local administration have made it possible that the museum can be reached from the following vaporetto stops: Accademia, Salute and Zattere.

  • The museum grants free admission, also to any individual assisting a person with a disability.
  • Wheelchairs are available at the museum free-of-charge to visitors.
  • Museum staff are available to facilitate the visit.

The museum is accessible through platform lifts: one lift accesses the garden (seven steps); one lift allows access to the entrance of the palace that was inhabited by Peggy Guggenheim and where the museum’s permanent collection is exhibited (eight steps); one lift gives access to the museum café (four steps); another lift allows access to the temporary exhibition galleries (nine steps).
The museum’s barchessa is directly accessible from the garden.
The Museum Shop located inside the museum has three steps without a ramp, while the shop outside the museum is accessible.

For more information:
+39 041 2405 440
+39 041 2405 419

Accessibility for Visitors Who Are Visually Impaired or with Limited Vision

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection offers an innovative accessibility program to visitors who are visually impaired or with limited vision: Double Meaning: a Tactile Journey through the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

A selection of works in the museum have been reproduced in relief for tactile use and are accompanied by descriptive technical sheets in Braille and easy to read graphics.
Texts on the works can be downloaded here.

  • The museum grants free admission, also to any individual assisting a person with a disability.
  • Service animals are allowed.

Request and reserve a free tactile tour by emailing or calling the following numbers:
+39 041 2405 444
+39 041 2405 401

Programs for accessibility and inclusion

All visitors can enjoy the works of art exhibited. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection ensures accessible spaces and information to visitors with disabilities through social and cultural inclusion and welcomes visitors in a hospitable and pleasant environment.


Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Palazzo Venier dei Leoni
Dorsoduro 701
30123 Venice

Opening hours

Daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed Tuesday, and December 25

Getting there

From Piazzale Roma or Ferrovia:
Vaporetto no. 2, direction Lido, Accademia stop.
Vaporetto no. 1, direction Lido, Accademia or Salute stops.

From Piazza San Marco:
Vaporetto no. 2, direction P. Roma, Accademia stop.
Vaporetto no. 1, direction P. Roma, Salute or Accademia stops.

For further information, see the ACTV transport service website.