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ROME GUIDE - MUSEUMS


During your stay in Rome, you cannot miss a visit to one of the beautiful museums the city has to offer. With so many monuments, museums and masterpieces to view, the decision on where to begin can be overwhelming. There are numerous galleries which display prestigious collections of paintings and sculptures, in addition to the Etruscan collection of Villa Giulia, the prehistoric and medieval exhibits of Preistorico Etnografico and Museo dell’Alto Medioevo, or the collection of statues and coins of the Museo Nazionale Romano.  
Among all, the Vatican Musuems deserve a particular mention as they house many of the masterpieces of the ancient art. Not to forget the archeological relevance of the Hellenic and Roman collections contained in the Capitoline Museums.
 
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Museums

  • VATICAN MUSEUMS
    It is the largest collection of antiques in the world. You can admire masterpieces of extraordinary value, spanning over 7 km of luxury displays. The trip to these splendid museums is not complete without passing through the Raphael’s rooms, containing his famous frescos and the Sistine Chapel, which showcases Michelangelo’s great masterpieces as the Universal Judgment
    (www.vatican.va)

  • CAPITOLINE MUSEUMS
    Founded in 1471 by Pope Sextus IV, The Capitoline Museums are the oldest public museums in the world; they house an important archeological collection as well as excellent pieces of medieval and modern art.
    (www.museicapitolini.org)

  • BORGHESE GALLERY
    Defined “the queen of private collections in Europe”, it contains some of the most beautiful painting and sculptures in the world by Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Bernini and Canova.
     (www.galleriaborghese.it)

  • DORIA PAMPHILI GALLERY
    It includes a great number of seventeenth-century and Renaissance masterpieces:  works by Titian, Raphael, Caravaggio, Velasquez, Bruegel, Lorrain, Lotto, Correggio, Parmigianino as well as marble busts by Bernini and antique sculptures from archaic times to the Hellenistic period.
    (www.doriapamphilj.it)

  • NATIONAL GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
    The museum is located on the first floor of Barberini Palace and the gallery includes Italian and foreign painting masterpieces from XIII to XVIII century. Among the painters represented you can find Raphael, Caravaggio, Bronzino, Tintoretto and El Greco.
    (www.ticketeria.it/barberini-eng.asp)

  • SPADA GALLERY
    The original core of the collection comes from the works collected by the Cardinal Bernandino Spada. It includes important paintings and furnitures of the XVII and XVIII centuries.  
    (www.galleriaborghese.it/spada/en/einfo.htm)

  • CORSINI GALLERY
    It contains works of Beato Angelico, Van Dyck, Rubens, Caravaggio.
    (www.galleriaborghese.it/corsini/en/edefault.htm)

  • COLONNA GALLERY
    Located in the marvelous Colonna Palace, it houses a collection of works by extraordinary painters such as Tintoretto, Veronese, Cosmé Tura, Pisanello, Bronzino, Van Wittel.
    (www.galleriacolonna.it)

  • MUSEO DI ROMA
    The Braschi Palace houses the Museo di Roma which illustrates the life of the city through ages, from the middle ages to the first half of the 1900s. The exhibition includes paintings, sculptures, etchings and photographs, furniture and decorative objects.
    (www.museodiroma.comune.roma.it)

  • MUSEO NAZIONALE ROMANO
    The Museo Nazionale Romano houses one of the most important archaeological collections in the world. Particularly noteworthy is the collection of original Greek sculptures and ancient Christian sarcophagi.

  • NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
    It is mainly dedicated to 19th and 20th century artists.
    www.gnam.arti.beniculturali.it)

  • MACRO
    Located in a former factory, the MACRO exhibits works of the most important Italian contemporary artists.
    (www.macro.roma.museum)

     

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