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General Information


    Ocean Space
    Chiesa di San Lorenzo
    Castello 5069

    30122, Venezia VE




    Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 6pm

    Important Communication

    On Thursday, August 29, and Friday, August 30, Ocean Space will be closed to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding.

    The space will be exceptionally open on Monday, September 2, from 11 am to 6 pm, and according to the usual hours from Wednesday to Sunday.

    Our team of cultural mediators will be available to guide you through the exhibitions "Re-Stor(y)ing Oceania" and "Climate Crisis and Cultural Loss" and to answer any questions you may have.

    For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.


    Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 11am.- 6pm

    Wednesday, April 17 to Saturday, April 20, 2024, 11am - 7pm

    Monday, April 21, 2024, 11am - 6:00pm

    Ocean Space will remain open on the following holidays:

    Sunday, March 31, 2024

    Thursday, April 25, 2024

    Wednesday, May 1, 2024

    Sunday, June 2, 2024

    Thursday, August 15, 2024


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Ocean Space is located in the area of Castello, between the Giardini of the Biennale, the Arsenale and Piazza San Marco.

Waterbus / Vaporetto

Ospedale Stop can be reached on lines 4.1 / 4.2 / 5.1 / 5.2 / 22

San Zaccaria Stop can be reached on lines 1 / 2 / 4.1 / 14 / 15


Ocean Space is accessible to visitors with disabilities, and there are no architectural obstacles from the boat stop at San Zaccaria. Map HERE.

Our accessible entrance is located around the corner from the cloister (access to public library). Please come to the main entrance in Campo San Lorenzo for assistance.

Animals are not allowed in the exhibition space. Ocean Space welcomes trained service dogs.

WATCH THE PRESENTATION OF OCEAN SPACE IN ITALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE (LIS) and discover the project "Abecedarium. The Ocean in Sign Language".


Ocean Space offers guided tours about the current exhibitions and the history of the Church of San Lorenzo. Free of charge and booking is not requested. Meet our Exhibition Attendant at the entrance of Ocean Space.

Private tours of the exhibition can be organized for interested individuals and groups.

For information and booking a private tour please write to info@ocean-space.org