The building, designed in 1550 for Girolamo Chiericati, is one of the most renowned masterpieces of Andrea Palladio. Embellished by frescos and stuccos, it is enriched by one of the most prestigious european civic collections of paintings, sculptures and applied arts from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries. For its exceptional cultural importance, Palazzo Chiericati is declared World Heritage of Humanity site by UNESCO.
Civic Art Gallery of Palazzo Chiericati:
Open from Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Monday.
Up to June 30th and from September 1st 2017: 9am-5pm, last admission 4.30pm.
From July 1st until August 31st 2017: 10am-6pm last admission 5.30pm.
Evening opening every third Friday of the month: 8.00pm-12pm
Free admission: first Sunday of the month