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The creation of the Capitoline Museums has been traced back to 1471, when Pope Sixtus IV donated a group of bronze statues of great symbolic value to the People of Rome. The collections are closely linked to the city of Rome, and most of the...more
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Piazza del Campidoglio 1, 00186 Rome, Italy
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We loved our visit to this museum, not only because of its incredible collection, but also because it was not crowded. There were no long lines to enter and the staff were helpful. The museum sits on Capitoline Hill and its rooftop terrace has commanding...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mariagloria
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Capitoline Museums have a lot of beautiful items in their collection. Bernini's bust of Medusa is a favorite piece of mine, and you can get so close you could touch it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank johnarama
Reviewed 6 days ago

Huge collection but no guidance unless you get the video/audio guide for extra money. Huge queues squeezing through a half-opened door (really guys?). You get four tickets (for some reason) and then you start to roam up and down with no clue. The curators are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful place! Their collection of sculptures is amazing. I’ve seen photos of their works but to stand beside them is thrilling. Very well displayed. Highly recommend a visit, with or without a guide.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Chris874
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The roma pass might be best to skip the line, but once your in the museum can be confusing. It is massive so defiantly take time to explore and don't leave until you take the underground passage to the second building. It's easy to miss....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Raytravelseverywhere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These museums hold an amazing collection of artifacts from the Roman era. Some of the most famous findings that illustrate the magnificence of ancient Rome. Valuable insight into the past of the imperial capital. Don't miss the terrace, great view of Rome. Chaotic service st...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 71Isaac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place really surprised me in the best way. There are lots of finds from Capital hill so I was expecting the sculptures, but there is a fantastic balcony with views over the forum and a really interesting section on prehistoric Rome. There is a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Natalie050
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On top of the hill, it is a bit of a climb but worth it. A great museum for learning the history of the city. Beautiful (and huge) head of Emperor Constantine (one of my favorites and a bucket list item for me) as well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Capitol museums - the world's first art collection open to the public, not only for the owners. If the Louvre and the Hermitage opened to wide access, sending to the scaffold and shot the crowned owners, the Capitol museums were opened by Pope Clement XII...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank VadimM67
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Comprehensive museum with both a collection of Roman antiquities and also nice exhibits showing the geography of the area and how the Roman Empire developed over the last few millenia. As a bonus, there is a beautiful rooftop balcony with views across Rome including all...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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ZoeW1695
March 14, 2019|
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Response from ZetemaProgettoCultur | Property representative |
Dear Zoe, the ticket is just one and includes the Pinacoteca. For further information about the collections, artworks and virtual tour, please visit our official website museicapitolini. Enjoy the visit! Best regards Musei... More
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Mary F
March 13, 2019|
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Hello, I did not book mine but I went in March. I suspect that you will not find long queues, it is easily overlooked and it should not be!! but as a rule, if I travel in high season, I always book anything I can, just for... More
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Dear Aussietra, there is a free cloakroom for bags, backpacks and umbrellas. There is also the possibility to leave luggage. Best ragards Musei Capitolini - Web site.
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