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Young visitors

Palazzo Grassi, Punta della Dogana and the Teatrino are pleased to welcome young visitors of all ages who wish to experience contemporary art with their families or alongside their peers. 

Specially-designed materials, dedicated content, workshops, performances, screenings and a variety of other events are all designed to make their visit to the museum more accessible and make it easier for them to become familiar with the ongoing exhibitions.
What’s more, a series of events dedicated to teenagers transforms the museum into an inclusive, welcoming place where they can visit the exhibitions, nurture a passion for art, see a film, and meet new friends through special courses and projects.


Priority access is given to families with children and to pregnant women. To make their visit easier, visitors with young children are welcome to make use of the museum’s pushchairs, free of charge.
The museums also have toilets with baby changing facilities available for use.
Children can enjoy their visit of the exhibitions thanks to our dedicated guides, available in multiple languages: materials that offer explanations, activities and simple games designed to make their experience of the works on show fun and engaging. Discover the activity guide dedicated to the exhibition 'Icônes'. 
Alternatively, they can take advantage of the rich and varied programme of educational activities and workshops with artists, all designed for various types of audiences.


In keeping with the aim of bringing our young visitors closer to contemporary art, admission to Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana is free for young people up to and including 19 year-olds.
What’s more, teenagers between 15 and 19 years old have the opportunity to participate in Palazzo Grassi Teens, a programme geared towards bringing young people closer to the world of contemporary art through the works of the Pinault Collection with an educational course run at the museum, which can also be accepted as a placement hours by the Regional Scholastic Office of the Veneto Region (PCTO, ex-ASL).

The website

teens.palazzograssi.it - created during the educational course itself by young people, for young people - is a tool that offers information on the artists and themes found in the Pinault Collection, inviting them to tour the exhibitions at Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana accompanied by the explanations and interpretations of their peers. The content, which is constantly expanded and updated by its authors, offer a precious resource for those seeking to understand and deepen their knowledge of contemporary art.