piazza dell’Accademia di San Luca, 77
Located in the beautiful Palazzo Carpegna, enlarged by Francesco Borromini, it houses a collection of contemporary art, the Historical Archives, the Romana Sarti Library and the Gallery, dedicated to painting.
viale delle Belle Arti, 131
Located in the historical building of Fine Arts (1908-11), the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna is one of the most important Italian museums dedicated to 19th and 20th century artists.
piazzale del Museo Borghese, 5
Also known as the "queen of all private collections in the world", the art collection housed by the Galleria Borghese, started by Cardinal Scipione in the seventeenth century, exhibits masterpieces from Titian, Bernini, Correggio, Caravaggio and Canova.
Booking required, calling the number +39 06 32810 (open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm – Saturdays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
via delle Quattro Fontane, 13
The Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica in Palazzo Barberini exhibits paintings and other objects d'art from private collections dating from the 12th and 18th centuries (Torlonia, Barberini, Sciarra, Chigi), as well as acquisitions and bequests.
PLEASE NOTE: The exhibition "From Guercino to Caravaggio", which runs through February 8, 2015, is not housed in the museum and requires a different ticket.
via della Lungara, 10
The Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica in Palazzo Corsini exhibits paintings dating from the 14th to the 18th centuries, housing in particular seventeenth- and eighteenth-century artists, ancient and modern sculptures, small bronzes and eighteenth-century furniture, thus providing a thorough representation of the Roman, Neapolitan and Bolognese schools of the "Seicento".
The Galleria at “Via Francesco Crispi”, built in 1925 and temporarily closed from 2003, is being reopened with its important collection of modern art that offers a detailed picture of art and culture in Rome from the last quarter to the nineteenth until after World War II, through a rich exhibition of paintings, sculptures and graphic arts.
piazza Navona 2 – piazza San Pantaleo 10
The Museum of Rome, which is located in Palazzo Braschi, houses in its halls and its deposits a variety of collections related to the history of the city. It hosts artworks that witness the topographic transformations and various aspects of cultural, social and artistic history of Rome from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century.
piazza del Campidoglio, 1
The most ancient public museum in the world; it houses a considerable quantity of archaeological examples in addition to a significant collection of mediaeval and modern works. Recently, a large glass-walled room was built out of the covering of the Roman Garden to exhibit the original of the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius, previously located in Piazza del Campidoglio.
piazza Capo di Ferro, 13
Started by Cardinal Bernardino, this small but important art collection still recalls the 17th century aristocratic collections, whose paintings were accurately ordered with a view to enhancing their decorative value.
lungotevere Castello, 50
Originally intended as a mausoleum by the Emperor Hadrian (130-139 AD), Castel Sant'Angelo became, in later centuries, the bastion of the Papal State. It is now possible to visit the various rooms decorated with frescoes, the prison, the collection of antique weapons, the picture gallery and the Papal apartments.
via del Plebiscito, 118
The Museo Nazionale di Palazzo di Venezia is housed in the grand building once residence of the Venetian pope Paul II Barbo (1464-1471), an art lover and collector and "moral" initiator of the future development of this museum. Established in 1921, the National Museum has acquired year after year its status as an important museum of decorative arts.
piazza di Ponte Umberto I, 1
In 1927 Count Giuseppe Primoli, son of Pietro Primoli and Carlotta Bonaparte, donated to the city of Rome his collection of memorabilia. The collections recall the Napoleonic era, the so-called "Roman" period and the second Empire.
piazza S. Croce in Gerusalemme, 9/A
The Museo Nazionale degli Strumenti Musicali gathers inique examples of musical instruments belonging to the ancient world till the 18th century, including the well-known "Barberini harp", some instruments belonging to Benedetto Marcello and the pianoforte invented and built by Bartolomeo Cristofori.
piazza G. Marconi, 8-10
The Museo Nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari intends to provide documents and information on the folk traditions of various regions of Italy. The collections include regional costumes, jewels and some 5,000 pieces of pottery.
largo di Porta San Pancrazio
Through historical documents, works of art, media and educational resources, the exhibition path evokes the history, the places and the leading personalities of the Roman Republic, a fundamental moment of the Italian Risorgimento.