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Palace of Exhibitions

Via Nazionale, 194, Rome, Italy
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Ranked #207 of 687 Attractions in Rome
Type: Art Galleries, Architectural Buildings, Convention Centers, Landmarks
Owner description: Palazzo delle Esposizioni is the largest interdisciplinary exhibition area in the centre of Rome...
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Type: Art Galleries, Architectural Buildings, Convention Centers, Landmarks
Owner description: Palazzo delle Esposizioni is the largest interdisciplinary exhibition area in the centre of Rome: more than 10,000 square metres of space on three floors, Level 0, 1 and 2, host cultural events and offer services to visitors.The Palazzo will also have a 139-seats Cinema, an Auditorium (multimedia hall for 90 people) and a Forum (multifunctional hall), as well as a 290 sq.m. café, a 400 sq.m. restaurant for 240 people and a 470 sq.m. bookshop.

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79 reviews 79 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Under renovation. Impressive on the outside but not a current attraction to visit in my opinion. Give it a miss.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great exhibits when we were there: Children's books of the 70's, The Films of Pasolini, National Geographic Photographs, and the best of all, an exhibition from the Louvre's Etruscan collection, which allowed us to see the famous Sarcophagus of the Spouses. This was the first time in a long time that both the Louvre's and Rome's version were available in... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Went there for the National Geographic 125 years exhibit and was not disappointed, what a show of worldly travels! I had travel recently in the past 2 years and could relate to a lot of the pics, shared some good memories while there. The regular exhibit wasn't much, not worth the entrance price, but if you have a chance to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We visited there the Pasolini Roma+ National Geographic exhibitions, both excellent. In the cellar they have a childrens books drawings exhibition and a nice caffeteria with reasonable prices. The place is very modern and pleasant and has a terrific shop worth visiting.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Great building with several expositions at the time. I went there because of an important exposition about PPP and Rome. I spent two hours watching everything. Really worthwhile.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Went there for the National Geographic 125 years exhibit in Feb 2013: wow! I visited with someone I had travelled with to more than 7 countries and it was great to share travel experiences as you witness the picturesque landscapes and meaningful photographs. The regular exhibit wasn't much, not worth the entrance price, but if you have a chance to... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Think this should be listed under Palazza delle Esposizioni. Great exhibition space and exhibitions and excellent bookshop too

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We travel to rome once or twice a year but usually in summer and its closed so we always thought would be great as it looks great from the outside. ok this time we got here on novemeber so we enter, boy what a disappointment, the interior is ultramodern nothing like the exterior. the national geographic exhibition is a lie,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The National Geographic 125 year photo exhibit is spectacular to look at. The years of images bring to mind some wonderful world events. Whether Emory Kristof's amazing image of the rusty bow of the "RMS TITANIC" or some of the wonderfully powerful images of animals; these images will move you. Unfortunately the Palazzo delle Esposizioni may not. With only one... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

"White Women/Sleepless Nights/Big Nudes". This exhibition consists of 200 photographs from Helmut Newton's first three legendary volumes. To quote from the leaflet "His models are systematically portrayed outside the studio, in the street, often in sensual poses suggesting that he may well have been using fashion photography as a mere pretext for producing something totally different and far more personal".... More 

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