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Galleria Borghese
#1 of 230 Museums in Rome
The opportunity to see so many masterpieces of painting and sculpture so close-up, with so few other people around you, is almost unique among all of the world-class museums we've visited in Europe and the US.
We were in Rome for 4 days and did most of the popular attractions (Colosseum, Vatican Museums, Spanish Steps, Fountains, etc) and the Museum at the Villa Borghese was hands down my favorite.
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Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
#2 of 230 Museums in Rome
This place was lovely, right around the corner from the Vatican, this is worth going in to see and free with the Roma Pass, museums inside are brilliant and the views at the top a breathtaking, especially at Sunset.
We love a good castle, wherever we go we will visit a castle, so while many will have walked past this place too tired after a day in the Vatican Museums and St Peter's Basilica, we made sure we had time to do all...
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Welcome to Rome
#3 of 230 Museums in Rome
With a few days ahead of visiting the Colesseum, Vatican museums, various ruins etc it gave a better understanding of their role in Rome’s early history.
A truly impressive experience and something different to the churches and museums you will already be sick of!
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Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna
#4 of 230 Museums in Rome
Per my opinion the Galleria Colonna combines 2 completely different unique museums, i. e. the Gallery and the Princess Isabelle’s Apartments.
... another review...) We had the additional good luck to have as our tour guide the Director of the Museum, Patrizia Piergiovanni, and her knowledge and appreciation of the glorious history and magnificence of th...
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Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
#5 of 230 Museums in Rome
One of my favourite museums in Rome, particularly the top floor is worth some time and energy it holds the most stunning roman frescos and floor mosaics and the partial reconstruction of two roman villas, I partic...
Note: You can get access to 4 Roman National Museums with a single purchase: Terme di Diocleziano, Crypta Balbi, Palazzo Massimo and Palazzo Altemp.
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Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini
#6 of 230 Museums in Rome
I'm a little old fashioned and like classical visits and strolling around museums and sites but this is among my top 5 archaeological experiences.
The museum entrance is right beside the Trajan Column and you head underneath the Palazzo Valentini where the desire to build an underground car park in 1998 discovered the ruins of two Roman mansions beneath the...
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Sistine Chapel Vatican City 2.2 mi away
#1 of 9 Museums in Vatican City
A visit to the Vatican museums reveals one amazing piece of art after another- from classic Roman statues and artefacts to Renaissance paintings and tapestries but all pale into insignificance after the breath tak...
We used a 3 hour Viator tour for St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican museums that skipped the long lines, with a very knowledgeable tour guide that kept our entire family spellbound the entire...
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Centrale Montemartini
#7 of 230 Museums in Rome
What a quirky idea of converting an abandoned powerhouse into a art museum, we thoroughly enjoyed the mixture of the ancient sculptures from the Capitoline Museums positioned alongside powerhouse equipment and the...
I love science museums, machinery in general and most forms of art.
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Villa Farnesina
#8 of 230 Museums in Rome
This is one of Rome's museums which grants special pricing for EU seniors which was an added bonus.
... expert on the property as well as recreations of the Roman villa Farnesina which occupied the site in ancient times (you can see the remains of the Roman Villa in the Palazzo Massimo of the Roman National Museum.
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Palazzo Doria Pamphilj
#9 of 230 Museums in Rome
Superb collection of important art work although some has been loaned to other museums.A free audio guide is a real boon and works at your pace.The real highlight is the building and interior with one of the galle...
Compared to the crowds thronging other Roman art museums like the Galleria Borghese, the Doria Pamphilj gallery was nearly empty on a Sunday morning, and it was a lovely way to spend two hours.
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Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
#10 of 230 Museums in Rome
Many miss this museum because it is located further away from the heart of Rome than the more popular Capitoline or Vatican Museums, but it is easily accessible from a short tram or bus ride.
It was amazing to me that in all my visits to museums around the world, there is so little Etruscan material.
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Museo Leonardo Da Vinci Experience
#11 of 230 Museums in Rome
Wonderful Break from traditional Museums
The Leonardo da Vinci Experience was by far one of the best museums I have ever seen.
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Roman National Museum - Palazzo Altemps
#12 of 230 Museums in Rome
Beautiful building with great sculptures and art.. theres just so much to take in and so grand... great for a rainy day... went there before i went to the vatican museums so all day i was just in the museums and w...
It's one of four museums included with your ticket to the National Museum Palazzo Massimo.
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Musei Capitolini
#13 of 230 Museums in Rome
In Rome we had two tours in mythology mode cause my kids who are 9 and 13 love Percy Jackson!!! Paola and Francesca of Kids tours in Rome were sublime at the Vatican Museums and at the Capitoline Museum.
It is located in the stunning piazza del Campidoglio, the two palaces hosting the museums are beautifully decorated and the the masterpieces on display are a must-see, above all the iconic Dying Gaul statue (which...
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#14 of 230 Museums in Rome
Case Romane del Celio
#15 of 230 Museums in Rome
The museum area has some wonderful Roman artefacts and medieval ones too.
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Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali
#16 of 230 Museums in Rome
The museum of the Imperial Forums in the main market hall is one of the best curated and interpreted museums I saw in Rome, and very quiet compared to similar sites.
What truly sets this experience apart from most other museum visits is that it's housed within an ancient complex -- Trajan's Market -- and allows visitors amazing freedom to wander through much of the ruins at th...
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Vatican Museums Vatican City 2.4 mi away
#2 of 9 Museums in Vatican City
The history and sheer vastness of the collection here is mind boggling, coupled with the architectural brilliance and frescos on the museum itself and it's certainly one of the most awe inspiring museums I have ev...
In Rome we had two tours in mythology mode cause my kids who are 9 and 13 love Percy Jackson!!! Paola and Francesca of Kids tours in Rome were sublime at the Vatican Museums and at the Capitoline Museum.
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Stanze di Raffaello Vatican City 2.1 mi away
#3 of 9 Museums in Vatican City
any visit to the vatican museums has to mandatorily include the four rooms haing world class frescoes by Raphael...beautiul and awe inspiring
They hold some masterpieces of painting and they are actually only second to Sistine Chapel when you visit the Vatican Museums.
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Museo Ebraico di Roma
#17 of 230 Museums in Rome
Jewish museums across the world come in all shapes and sizes.
Go! This place is amazing, the museum is really special with lots of ancient Jewish items, there is explanations next to each item, and also a great intro to the Jewish heritage in Rome.
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Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna E Contemporanea
#18 of 230 Museums in Rome
A mix of what US folks might consider modern and traditional art (in that we aren't used to seeing much centuries-old art in 'modern' art museums, and they have quite a bit).
She is a professional artist and we have been to modern and contemporary art museums in several countries.
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National Roman Museum - The Baths of Diocletian
#19 of 230 Museums in Rome
... has actually courtyards of statues, exhibitions and artifacts dating back to the time of the Romans, this is definitely as worth it as any other of the major museums and I highly recommend you visit this place.
If you are looking for the huge in your face things go to the Vatican museums and the Colliseum (went there too and yes it was great) but this is in our opinion the best place to learn about everyday life, and the...
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Complesso del Vittoriano
#20 of 230 Museums in Rome
Begun in 1885 to honour Italy's first king, Victor Emmanuel II, it incorporates the Museo Centrale del Risorgimento , a small museum documenting Italian unification, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier .
Yes, this complex hosts multiple temporary exhibits, as well as a military history museum and the tomb of Italy's Unknown Soldier.
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Scuderie del Quirinale
#21 of 230 Museums in Rome
This exhibition displays these treasures magnificently in this very tastefully restored venue, before they will be distributed to the various museums, churches etc. in Italy.
This museum was paired with the Palazzo Barberini for a Picasso exhibit featuring Tra cubism e Classisismo: 1915-1925.
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VIGAMUS - The Video Game Museum of Rome
#22 of 230 Museums in Rome
It was also great as a break from sight seeing, especially after a busy day at the Vatican museums!
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Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco
#23 of 230 Museums in Rome
... "piccola Farnesina", inspired by the magnificent Villa Farnese alla lungara, where you will be welcomed by a beautiful Roman torso that is very reminiscent of the "torso del belvedere" of the Vatican museums.
The family collection is disbursed over several museums but this ccollection still has merit and is easily acessable.
Palazzo Barberini
#24 of 230 Museums in Rome
After visiting the ridiculously crowded Vatican museums (on a guided, early bird tour) the day before, we stumbled across this beautiful palazzo (still under some renovation with scaffolding at top floor), nearly...
It was a refreshing change from all of the crowds in other museums and it was pleasant to make a leisurely stroll through the museum.
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Villa Medici - Accademia di Francia a Roma
#25 of 230 Museums in Rome
Museo Napoleonico
#26 of 230 Museums in Rome
A wonderful change after all of the long walking through giant museums in the rest of Rome.
Rome is short on free museums, so it's nice to have this one.
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Museum and Crypt of Capuchins
#27 of 230 Museums in Rome
We went to the Capuchin museum today and we enjoyed perusing the museums and reading about the history of the Capuchin monks and all the famous ones.
Whole museum takes under an hour but a great break, particularly for kids, from the churches and museums dripping with history.
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