Castello - Venezia

Naval Historical Museum

The Naval Historical Museum, laid out on five floors, features: exhibits depicting the maritime history of the "Serenissima" (the ancient republic of Venice), such as the reconstructions of a trireme, of a "galeazza" (a big galley which played an important role in the victory of Venice over the Turks in the 1571 battle of Lepanto), and of the Bucintoro, the Serenissima flagship, which was used for water processions, especially on Ascension Day for the "marriage to the sea" ceremony; models, paintings and antiques illustrating the history if the Italian Navy; real examples of typical Venice boats.



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