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One of the 5 naval museums in Italy, for lovers of ships and more.

The last captain of the Venetian Navy was Angelo Emo, to whom a funeral monument was dedicated - sculpted by Giovanni Ferrari, known as il Torretto - for having freed the seas from Barbary pirates.

In 1964 the transfer of the Naval History Museum of the Navy was decreed, from the previous area inside the Arsenale to its current location in the former flour warehouse. The museum develops along a five-storey path and extends, in addition to the former granary, also to the nearby church of San Biagio - which in any case performs a regular function of worship - and in the pavilion of the ships, inside the three warehouses also known as a factory or oar workshop.

The ground floor and first floor are mainly dedicated to the history of the Venetian navy: among the most interesting objects on display are an authentic slow-running torpedo called pig and the model of the Bucintoro - the flagship of the Serenissima used by the Doge, also for the Festival della Sensa - built in the nineteenth century.

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