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Best things to do in Venice, Italy
Best things to do in Venice, Italy

Murano

The Murano Island is usually described as an island in the Venetian Lagoon, although like Venice itself it is actually an archipelago of islands linked by bridges. It lies about a mile north of Venice and is famous for its glass making, particularly lampworking. It was once an independent comune, but is now a town of the comune of Venice.

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Museo del Vetro

The Glass Museum is located in Murano, an island of the Venetian Lagoon, famous in the world for the art of glass. The collection is laid out chronologically on the first floor of the museum. Starting from an archaeological section on the ground floor, which contains noteworthy Roman works, it follows to the largest historical collection of Murano glass.

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Venice Murano Glass

The Venice Murano Glass is a type of glass object made in Venice, primarily on the island of Murano. It is world-renowned for being colourful, elaborate, and skillfully made. Many of the important characteristics of these objects had been developed by the thirteenth century. Toward the end of that century, the centre of the Venetian glass industry moved to Murano.

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