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In the former Montemartini power plant, 400 sculptures coming from Capitoline Museums. A unique combination of classical art and industrial machinery.
Via Ostiense 106 - phone 06 57 48 038
Hours: 9.30 - 19, Mon closed. Admission Euro 4,13
Archaeological Museum of Ostia
On display are the finds brought to light during the excavations in ancient Ostia: sculptures, decorative and architectural terracotta pieces, objects of worship.
Scavi di Ostia Antica, Via dei Romagnoli 717 - phone. 06 56 35 80 99
Hours: winter 9 - 16, summer 9 - 18, Mon closed.
Admission Euro 4,00 (same ticket as for the excavations).
The oldest public collection in the world. Includes sculptures of great value such as the Dying Gaul and the Capitoline Venus. In the Picture Gallery paintings dating from the 14th to the 17th century, by artists of the caliber of Titian, Bellini and Caravaggio.
Piazza del Campidoglio - phone 06 67 10 24 75 - fax 06 67 85 488
Sito internet: www.museicapitolini.org
Info and reservations phone 06 39 96 78 00
Hours: 9 - 20, Mon closed. Admission Euro 6,20 (+ Euro 1,55 in case exhibitions are on).
Museum of Roman Civilization
The museum retraces the history of Rome and its civilization works all over the world. The magnificent model of Imperial Rome in 1:250 scale is not to be missed.
Piazza G. Agnelli (EUR) - phone. 06 59 26 041
Hours: Tue-Sat 9 - 18.45, Sun 9 - 13.30, Mon closed. Admission Euro 4,13
National Museum of Eastern Art
The most important Italian collection of Eastern art, consisting of finds coming from the excavations of the archaeological missions of the Italian Institute for the Middle and Far East.
Via Merulana 247 - phone 06 48 74 415 - fax 06 48 70 624
Hours: 9 -14, Sun and holidays 9 - 13, Tue and Thu 8.30 - 19.30, closed 1st and 3rd Mon of each month. Admission Euro 4,00
L. Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography
An ethnographic collection containing around 60,000 pieces produced by European indigenous cultures. The Italian prehistoric and protohistoric section documents the evolution from the Paleolithic epoch to the Iron Age.
Piazzale G. Marconi 14 - phone 06 54 95 21 - fax 06 54 95 23 10
Hours: 9 - 20. Admission Euro 4,00
Villa Giulia National Etruscan Museum
Housed in the splendid villa of Pope Julius III, it holds the pre-Roman antiquities from the Etruscan and Faliscan civilizations.
Piazzale di Villa Giulia 9 - phone 06 32 26 571
Reservations phone 06 32 810
On-line booking: www.ticketeria.it
Hours: 8.30 - 19.30, Mon closed. Admission Euro 4,00
Via Ostiense Museum
Set up in the rooms of Porta San Paolo, the museum documents the road that joined Rome to Ostia. Noteworthy are the models of Ostia and the Harbors of Claudius and Trajan.
Via R. Persichetti 3 (Porta S.Paolo) - phone 06 57 43 193
Hours: 9 - 13.30, Tue and Thu also 14.30 - 16.30. Mon closed. Free entrance.
Materials coming from the Palatine excavations.
Via di San Gregorio 30 or Via Nova (Roman Forum) - phone 06 39 96 77 00
Hours: 9 - 2h before sunset.
Admission Euro 8,00 (same ticket as for the Palatine and for the Coliseum).
Museum of the Walls
Located inside Porta San Sebastiano, at the beginning of the Appian Way. Illustrates the architectural history of Rome's fortified surrounding walls and allows access to the only section of the wall-walk open to the public.
Via di Porta San Sebastiano 18 - phone 06 70 47 52 84
Hours: winter 9 - 19, Sun 9 - 17 / summer 9 - 19. Mon closed. Admission Euro 2,58
National Roman Museum
One of the most important archeological collections in the world, it is split up into five sites. Split up into five sites, the Museum is one of the most important archaeological collections in the world.
Reservation Office: 06 39 96 77 00 (Hours: 9 - 18, Sat 9 - 13, Sun and holidays closed).
On-line booking: www.pierreci.it
Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
The palace has been completely restored and holds important statues, splendid floor mosaics coming from Roman villas, and the reconstruction of entire frescoed rooms of the Villa of Livia. Its extremely rich numismatic collection is not to be missed.
Largo di Villa Peretti 1 - phone 06 39 96 77 00
Hours: 9 - 19.45, Mon closed. Admission Euro 6,00
The splendid hall is an intergral part of the bath of Diocletian. It holds important sculptures coming from Roman bath complexes.
Via G. Romita 8 - phone 06 39 96 77 00
Hours: 9 - 14, Sun and holidays 9 - 13. Mon closed. Admission free.
The 15th century palace, which boasts a beautiful cortyard, mainly contains sculptural works coming from the Ludovisi, Mattei and Altemps collections.
Piazza Sant' Apollinare 44 - phone 06 39 96 77 00
Hours: 9 - 19.45, Mon closed. Admission Euro 5,00.
Baths of Diocletian
The historic site of the Museo Nazionale Romano houses, after a long restoration, the epigraphic and protohistoric department.
Viale E. De Nicola, 79 - phone 06 39 96 77 00
Hours: 9 - 19.45, Mon closed. Admission Euro 5,00.
Remains of the theatre built by Balbus in 13 B.C. After the 4th century A.D. all throughout the Middle Ages, its spaces were used as tombs, artisian's workshop, and religious buildings. Interesting collection of finds.
Via delle Botteghe Oscure 31 - phone 06 39 96 77 00
Hours: 9 - 19.45, Mon closed. Admission Euro 4,00
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