Museums in Rome

Chiostro del Bramante, Rome

Chiostro del Bramante

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The Chiostro del Bramante in Rome are cloisters from the early 16th century, now used for hosting art exhibitions, conferences and concerts. It is considered to be one of the high points of Renaissance architecture in Rome. The building is part of the complex that … [read more]

Il Vittoriano in Rome

Complesso del Vittoriano

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Complesso del Vittoriano (Vittoriano Museum Complex) is an exhibition space in the eastern wing of Il Vittoriano, the monument built for Vittorio Emanuele II, the first King of Italy. It regularly hosts exhibitions of international stature. Il Vittoriano celebrates the Father of the Nation and … [read more]

Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Roma Capitale

Galleria d’Arte Moderna

The Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Roma Capitale in Rome is the municipal museum of modern and contemporary art. It is specialised in works of the late 19th and early 20th century. The museum’s collection includes over 3.000 works, mainly paintings but also sculptures and drawings. … [read more]

MACRO Testaccio in Rome

MACRO Testaccio

MACRO – Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Roma (Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome) is specialised in Italian contemporary art from the 1960s onwards. The museum has two locations: one called Via Nizza and the other Testaccio. The Testaccio location is named after its neighbourhood, … [read more]

MACRO Via Nizza in Rome

MACRO Via Nizza

MACRO – Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Roma (Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome) is specialised in Italian contemporary art from the 1960s onwards. The museum has two locations: one called Via Nizza and the other Testaccio. The Via Nizza location houses the main part … [read more]

Museo dell'Ara Pacis in Rome

Museo dell’Ara Pacis

Museo dell’Ara Pacis in Rome has two distinctively different purposes: the first is housing the Ara Pacis of Augustus, and the second is that of space for temporary exhibitions. The Ara Pacis Augustae is an altar dedicated to Pax, the Roman goddess of peace. The … [read more]

Museo di Roma at Palazzo Braschi in Rome

Museo di Roma

Museo di Roma was founded in 1930 as the first civic museum in the city of Rome. Although the initial aim of the museum was to document the local history and traditions, it is now principally an art museum with a permanent collection, regularly hosting … [read more]

Museo di Roma in Trastevere in Rome

Museo di Roma in Trastevere

The permanent collection of the Museo di Roma in Trastevere shows key aspects of Roman life between the late 18th century and the second half of the 20th century, as seen through the eyes of the artists who recorded this period. The collection includes paintings, … [read more]

Palazzo Venezia in Rome

Museum Palazzo Venezia

Museum Palazzo Venezia in Rome (with the official name Museo nazionale del Palazzo di Venezia) is specialised in applied arts. The collection includes paintings, wooden sculptures, ceramics, bronzes, marbles, furniture, silverware, jewelry, tapestries and weaponry, mostly from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The collection … [read more]

Palazzo Cipolla in Rome

Palazzo Cipolla

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Palazzo Cipolla in Rome is the exhibition space of Fondazione Roma Arte-Musei, a non-profit institution promoting artistic and cultural projects in five different cultural fields: visual arts, poetry, dance, theatre and publishing. The Foundation was established in 1999 and has since organised over 45 exhibitions … [read more]

Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome

Palazzo delle Esposizioni

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Palazzo delle Esposizioni (Palace of Exhibitions) in Rome is the largest interdisciplinary exhibition venue in the centre of Rome with more than 10,000 square meters of space on three floors, including an auditorium and a cinema. It is used for art exhibitions, film festivals, theatre … [read more]

Palazzo Quirinale in Rome

Scuderie del Quirinale

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The Scuderie del Quirinale is part of the Palazzo del Quirinale (Quirinal Palace), which is one the official residences of the President of the Italian Republic. The original function of the Scuderie was that of carriage house and stables of the Palazzo. Nowadays it is … [read more]