Venice is world-famous for its glass and the island of Murano, of course, figures prominently into its glass-making history. The Museo Vetro celebrates the island's glass-making heritage and showcases many extraordinary examples of Murano glass. The museum was founded in 1861 and is located in the Palazzo Giustinian. The palace is a wonderful home for the glass collection and a must-visit destination for anyone interested in Venice's historic cultural contributions to world art. The collection includes glass works from antiquity to the 20th century. If you're on Murano, make a point to see this stunning museum.
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