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Museo Napoleonico

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The vast number of exhibits here takes visitors on a journey through the Napoleonic age and the opportunity to get to know various members of the Bonaparte family and their role in history, in a setting, the Palazzo Primoli, where the characteristic...more
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Piazza di Ponte Umberto I 1, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to find, free entry, no queues. This museum has a series of small rooms, each dedicated to a different member of the Bonaparte family and highlighting their connections with Rome. If you love the 'Empire style' you will find a lot of beauty in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

Museo Napoleonico, as the entrance was free that day, holding several objects and paintings from the 18-19th centuries including the rooms decorated during that period.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Nice museum, showing the links between the Bonaparte family and Rome, paintings and exhibits, inter alia the library of Napoleon.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

You can not miss a visit to the NAPOLEONIC MUSEUM, where you will find an important collection of works of art, Napoleonic relics and family memories, which document the intense relationships that linked the Bonaparte family to Rome. AND don't miss the tactile-sensorial visit! Touching...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed November 28, 2018

This is an interesting museum with free entry. It displays everything Napolean and the collection is informative and paintings displayed here beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I have an interest in Napoleon. You really need that as a prerequisite for this museum...or else skip it. But if you have an interest, there are lots of interesting things here. The price is free - which is a cool feature, so even if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

I didn't have any particular interest in the Napoleon collection but the museum is free and I had to walk past it repeatedly so I finally went in. Staff was friendly and the collection was somewhat interesting, but the building itself might be worth going...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 234worldtraveler567
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

It is a lovely museum, with free entry and wonderful, relatively unknown works I had never come across by Carpeaux, even David! Original swords, a large and diverse collection of busts of Napoleon, and a beautifully preserved dress in which Charlotte Bonaparte was painted by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Sara T
Reviewed August 3, 2018

After many visits to Rome this was our first visit to Museo Napoleonico, what a wonderful find, we thoroughly enjoyed our time in this museum. This is a free museum located near the Tiber River, kind of halfway between the Pantheon and Castel Sant'Angelo. It...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I can’t tell you how many times we have been to Rome and never managed to see this museum. Well, we finally did, and we were so glad. It sits right on the Tiber River across from the Palace of Justice. This is a free...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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