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Museo Storico della Liberazione

Via Tasso 145, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 700 3866
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Stupid opening hours

It beggars belief that the museum would be closed for an entire month during the busiest time of... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
Melbourne, Australia

I was in Rome with my student group and because the last day there was 'a day-off', I headed to... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2017
Kalajoki, Finland
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Via Tasso 145, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 700 3866
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

It beggars belief that the museum would be closed for an entire month during the busiest time of the tourist season. Unfortunately, that would seem to be the case (for the entirety of August).

Thank stevebracks
Reviewed August 18, 2017

I was in Rome with my student group and because the last day there was 'a day-off', I headed to visit this interesting, free museum. It was easy to find when you arrive by metro, just few blocks away and there are also signs showing...More

Thank tayaaw
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

This an interesting museum if you want to know a bit about the Nazi occupation. It is sobering to think of the people who were incarcerated here. The museum is free with audio guide in English but they do ask for a donation. A bit...More

1  Thank john f
Reviewed May 4, 2017

This museum is in Via Tasso 145, metro line A station Manzoni. Opening hours Tuesday- Friday 15.30-19.30 Sat 9.30-12.30. During the period 1943-44 these 3 appartements where occupied by the Nazi. The chief was ten.col. Hebert Kappler, used as a prison and torture rooms many...More

1  Thank Maddalena1958
Reviewed April 3, 2017

A small museum but the actual site where the Italian Fascists 'interrogated' anti-fascists and after the Italian armistice, taken over by the German SS and used by them to interrogate Italian and a few allied prisoners who opposed them. The signage is all in Italian...More

Thank ChrisnSue M
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

This museum is tucked away in one of Rome's more residential areas, but was very easily accessible by the Metro. The museum is free but they did ask us directly for a donation. The exhibits are spread over 3 floors with lots of very interesting...More

1  Thank Sophie S
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Once the HQ of the Nazi SS and Gestapo, this building on a quiet apartment block, was used as a place of torture and confinement of "traitors" to the German occupation forces, it now stands in celebration of those who stood up to these forces...More

Thank MomDives
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Reasonably easy to find with a good map - I had one good map, and two poor ones. I was dubious about ringing an apartment-style bell just after the 9.30 opening time, but got in OK and had a nice wrestle with the audio stuff....More

3  Thank johnrath
Reviewed September 18, 2016

The museum tells the story of Romans who bravely resisted the better trained and equipped German troops who occupied the city after Italy changed sides. Especially poignant are the reconstructed cells used by the Gestapo to torture those patriots who they had captured. Beware the...More

2  Thank Stuart F
Reviewed September 17, 2016

This is a quiet and understated memorial to some of the brave Romans who lost their lives to the Nazi occupation of Rome. There is an audio guide available which adequately describes the what and the why. The exhibits give faces and stories to the...More

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Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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October 2, 2016|
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Response from alma-pope | Reviewed this property |
I guess it depends on the visitor - some of the exhibits are so heartbreaking that they require contemplation. It's small - I'd recommend watching Roma citta aperto before going.
Richard K
January 3, 2015|
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Response from marcusmarca | Reviewed this property |
There is now an audio guide in English. I have not yet tried it, but imagine that it would be helpful.