In the center of Venezia in San Marco Square, the Negozio Olivetti was the Olivetti showroom - the famous and iconic brand of typewriters. This little masterpiece of 20th century architecture is an example of the elegant intelligence of the great architect Carlo Scarpa. The Negozio is open from February to December. Guided tours available.
Winter closure of FAI Negozio Olivetti for the ordinary maintenance and restorations: 8 January - 12 February 2024.
From Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 18:30.
Last entrance at 18:00.
Verify opening hours, book individual visit entrances, guided visit here.
In case of high tide, from about 90 cm above the average sea level, the opening hours may be subject to change.
Discover FAI Negozio Olivetti - The Olivetti Showroom during the individual visit within the Entry ticket. At your disposal Audioguide in English or reading materials.
FAI members: free entry
Reduced (aged 6-18): 6€
Students until 25 years: 6€
Children aged 0-5: free entry
Residents of Venice: 5€
Family of 2 adults and 2 or more children (aged 6 - 18 years old): 27€
Members of INTO – The International National Trusts Organization members (to know them all please visit www.into.org/places/), Soci Mécènes e Soci Bienfaiteurs Amis du Louvre, ICOM card holders, persons with disabilities + 1 accompanying person: free entry
Verify the opening hours of FAI Negozio Olivetti - The Olivetti Showroom and book your entry ticket online through our official website.
Purchase through our official website are generally safe and there are no additional costs.
Guided visit in English
Explore the history and special details of FAI Negozio Olivetti - The Olivetti Showroom, during a guided visit conducted by the Personnel of FAI Negozio Olivetti.
Guided visit in English every Thursday at 12:00.
FAI members: 5€
Reduced (aged 6-18): 11€
Students until 25 years: 11€
Children aged 0-5: free entry
Residents of Venice: 10€
Family of 2 adults and 2 or more children (aged 6 - 18 years old): 42€
Members of INTO – The International National Trusts Organization members (to know them all please visit www.into.org/places/), Soci Mécènes e Soci Bienfaiteurs Amis du Louvre, ICOM card holders, persons with disabilities + 1 accompanying person: 5€
There are limited spots available, please verify and book the guided visit in English here.
From Venezia Santa Lucia Train Station:
- on foot to St Mark's Square
- by vaporetto to the Ponte di Rialto Stop, then on foot to St Mark's Square or by vaporetto to San Marco
- San Zaccaria / Valaresso and then on foot to St Mark's Square.
FAI Negozio Olivetti
- The Olivetti Showroom is to be found under the Columns of Procuratie Vecchie on the site of the Cafè Lavena and Quadri. The entrance for visitors is directly from St Mark's Square.
Are you a group of architects, designers, travelers, students or curious minds?
To organizze a group visit of FAI Negozio Olivetti - The Olivetti Showroom for more than 10 (max 25) partecipants, please send us your request to FAI Negozio Olivetti - The Olivetti Showroom via email form.
Guided visit upon request
The group can get a dedicated guided visit in English conducted by Personnel of FAI with an additional cost of 40€ per group. Please specify this request in the form. Duration is ca 45 mins.
For a combined visit of FAI Negozio Olivetti and Fondazione Querini Stampalia (duration of 2 hours), please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Exclusive private behind the closed door visits
Explore the special visits in the section on this website "EXPERIENCES"
Purchases from the bookshop in FAI Negozio Olivetti make a tangible contribution to supporting the work and mission of FAI.
Here you will find a selection of books also in English within themes of Carlo Scarpa, Adriano Olivetti, Olivetti brand. Original branded and Italian artisanal and design goods.
Visitors with disabilities and, when applicable, their caregiver have free access, in accordance with M.D. 507/97 updated to M.D. 13/2019 and L.104/92.
A reduced ticket is required in case of guided tours, events and other additional services.
For persons with reduced mobility: difficult access to the property.
Guide dogs and therapy dogs with a training certificate for assistance to persons with disabilities are allowed, always on a leash.
FAI Negozio Olivetti is accessible to persons with intellectual disability thanks to the “Beni FAI per tutti” project in collaboration with L’Abilità.
Free wifi available.
Small dogs are allowed inside Negozio Olivetti but must be kept in a dog carrier or held in arms. Guide dogs and assistance dogs with a training certificate for accompanying people with disabilities are welcome in the Negozio.
Not available bathroom.
In case of high tide, from about 90 cm above the average sea level, the opening hours may be subject to change