Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome
Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome

Palazzo delle Esposizioni


Good To Know

Exhibitions of international stature
Don't miss the excellent bookshop

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 productions and events related to photography, music and literature.

The building is in neo-classical style and was inaugurated in 1883. During the Fascist period it was used for exhibitions and events, but since its neo-classical appearance clashed with the then current style of classicism, the façade would often be temporarily altered.

During a renovation from 2003 to 2007, Palazzo delle Esposizioni was thoroughly modernised and extended with a contemporary glass conservatory, a roof-top restaurant and a street-level cafe.

Practical Information

Via Nazionale 194, Rome, Italy
+39 06 3996 7500
Opening Times
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 20:00
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 22:30
Saturday 10:00 - 22:30
Sunday 10:00 - 20:00

Last admission 60 minutes before closing time.

Closed on Mondays

  • Bookshop
  • Caffetteria
  • Restaurant

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Past Exhibitions

Gianni Berengo Gardin, Toscana (1965)

Gianni Berengo Gardin: Vera Fotografia

The exhibition Vera Fotografia (True Photography) at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome displays over 250 photographs by the Italian photographer Gianni Berengo Gardin. Gardin (1930) is one of the most prominent and enduring photojournalists of Italy. He tells the story of political and social changes … [read more]

Caravaggio Experience at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome

Caravaggio Experience

Caravaggio Experience at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome is a multi-sensory video installation on the work of Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610). Through the use of a sophisticated multi-projection system, combined with original music composed by Stefano Saletti and fragrances by Florence’s historic … [read more]

Fernando Botero, Jesús y la Multitud (2010)

Via Crucis: The Passion of Christ

Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome presents Via Crucis: The Passion of Christ, a series of 27 oil paintings and 34 drawings by Fernando Botero, based on scenes from the Passion of Christ, made between 2010 and 2011. The works combine a contemporary style with a … [read more]

Edgar Degas, Dancers at the Barre (1905)

Impressionisti e Moderni

The exhibition Impressionisti e Moderni at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome presents 62 masterpieces from The Phillips Collection in Washington, one of America’s most renowned modern art galleries. The exhibition includes work by European and American artists, chronologically arranged and representing all the major cultural … [read more]