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Opening Hours and Venues


Venice, Giardini and Arsenale
22 May > 21 November 2021
Closed on Mondays  (except on 24 May, 5 July, 26 July, 30 August, 6 September, 1 November, 15 November)

22 May > 31 July

Opening hours: 11 am - 7 pm
Last admission: 6:45 pm

1 August > 21 November

Opening hours: 10 am - 6 pm
Last admission: 5:45 pm


17th International Architecture Exhibition


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Purchase of tickets and guided tours exclusively online.
A help service is available for visitors at the info points of the Giardini and Arsenale for assistance in buying tickets and guided tours. Telephone assistance is also available at +39 041 5218828 (Mon > Fri 10 am - 1 pm and 2 pm – 5 pm, Sat 10 am - 1 pm).
In line with new government guidelines (DL dated 18 May 2021), admittance to the exhibition venues is not subject to the reservation of a day of visit. If the ticket has been purchased before 20 May 2021, the reservation for timed entrance will be withdrawable or modifiable until the reserved day of visit (for instance, a reservation for the day 15 June will be modifiable or withdrawable until and including the day 15 June, not afterward).


The generated ticket can be printed on an A4 sheet or saved in pdf format on your smartphone / tablet etc. to access the exhibition gates.

According to the regulations in force, tickets are strictly personal, non-transferable, non-duplicable, non-refundable.

The tickets that entitle to reduction will be checked at the gates of the exhibition by the staff appointed to check.


A single ticket is valid for one entrance to the Giardini venue and one entrance to the Arsenale venue, and can be used also on different days.

Full price € 25

Concession € 20 (Over 65, Venice residents (a valid ID is required at the entrance)
Students and/or Under 26 € 16 (a valid ID or student card is required at the entrance)

Tickets for groups (min. 10 max. 20 participants, reservation required)
Adults € 18 / University Students € 15 / Secondary School Students € 10
Ticket reservation for groups

“Biennale Sessions” € 20 (for affiliated Universities, reservation required, min. 50 visitors)

For purchases of 50+ group tickets in a single transaction, please write to booking@labiennale.org
According to the regulations in force, tickets are strictly personal, non-transferable, non-duplicable, non-refundable.


Accreditation is strictly personal; a valid ID is required at the entrance.
The accreditation is valid for multiple entries in both venues depending on the type of accreditation chosen.

Full price € 85
Concession € 50 (for Venice residents; for this accreditation please email to promozione@labiennale.org)
Students and/or under 26 € 45
Weekly € 45 (valid for 7 consecutive days from validation date – closing days excluded)

Architecture + DMT  FORMULA

1 Architecture ticket + 1 performance or concert
Architecture + Dance or Music or Theatre € 35


Children up to 6 years of age (included); adults accompanying disabled visitors holding a disability ID. Free tickets must be picked up at the Info points.

Free admission for nursery schools, elementary schools and junior high schools participating in Educational activities; booking required.


Guided tours, theoretical and practical thematic-educational itineraries, laboratories and creative workshops.
Available in Italian and in several foreign languages. Average duration 1h45’, 2 h. Reservation and payment in advance are required.
This is a paid service; entrance ticket not included.

Reservation required

Adults 1 venue € 90 - 2 venues € 150
Universities 1 venue € 70 - 2 venues € 120
High Schools 1 venue € 60 - 2 venues € 100
Elementary and Junior Schools 1 venue € 60
Nursery Schools 1 venue € 50
Reservations for guided tours

Reservation required

Available in either Italian or English
Giardini and Arsenale venues: € 7 per venue
Tours start at 11.15 am and 2.15 pm
Guided tour: Giardini
Guided tour: Arsenale


In line with the hygienic-sanitary protocols envisaged for cultural activities, it is recommended to show up at the gates equipped with masks, to wear them during the visit and to keep a safe distance from other visitors.


From Piazzale Roma (bus station) and Ferrovia (train station):
to Arsenale: Actv lines 1 and 4.1
to Giardini: Actv lines 1, 2, 4.1, and 5.1 (line 6 from Piazzale Roma only)


La Biennale di Venezia, available at store.labiennale.org


Tel. +39 041 5218 828
Tel. Info for Schools +39 041 5218 731
Mon > Fri 10 am - 1 pm / 2 - 5 pm
Sat 10 am - 1 pm

Biennale Educational


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La Biennale di Venezia has been devoting a growing attention to learning activities, and has developed a stronger and stronger commitment to Educational initiatives addressed to the audiences of its Exhibitions, most notably to universities, youngsters, and children from all kinds of schools.

A broad Educational offer will be available in 2021 as well, addressing itself to individuals and groups of students, children, grown-ups, families, professionals, companies, and universities. All initiatives aim to an active involvement of participants. They are led by professional operators, selected and trained by La Biennale di Venezia, and fall under the following categories: Guided Itineraries and Workshop Activities.

Services for the public


Bar, restaurant, bookshop, info point, courtesy transport service with electric cars for visitors with reduced mobility.

Cloakroom service for bags and small items.
Small to medium size pets on a leash are only admitted to the Giardini green area.


Bar, restaurant, bookshop, info point, courtesy transport service with electric cars for visitors with reduced mobility.

No animals admitted.

Contact Us

E-mail promozione@labiennale.org

Tel. +39 041 5218 828

Monday > Friday 10 am - 1 pm / 2 - 5 pm

Saturday 10 am - 1 pm

Biennale Architettura 2021


17th International Architecture Exhibition
Venice, 22 May - 21 November 2021

Curator Hashim Sarkis

Biennale Architettura
Biennale Architettura