Museums

Along an extraordinary itinerary that will take you on a path through history, art and culture, the Roma Pass network including over 45 monuments, museums and archaeological sites, represents an unicum among the cultural riches of Italy thanks to the wideness and prestige of the offer and the numerous initiatives housed in.

Check out the list of current exhibitions at the Museums of the circuit:

www.museiincomuneroma.it

www.coopculture.it

www.galleriaborghese.it

Free entrance with Roma Pass and Roma Pass 48 hours includes the exhibition held in the museum.

The variety depends on its collections - archaeological, modern, contemporary - as well as the museum typology. Roma Pass circuit actually includes: the Musei Capitolini, the oldest museum in the world open to the public; the Ara Pacis, a superb architectural work to have been built nowadays; the Centrale Montemartini, where classical statues are displayed among the old engines of the first public electricity plant in Rome.

The cultural heritage of the Roma pass network makes you explore world famous, unique sights: the Colosseo (At the Colosseum a reserved turnstile is available for Roma Pass holders to get direct access to the monument), the largest arena of the ancient world, the monumental complex of the picturesque Appia Antica, the Galleria Borghese, also known as the "queen of private collections in the world", Castel S. Angelo, the fascinating Papal fortress (at Castel Sant’Angelo a reserved turnstile is available for Roma Pass holders to get direct access to the monument).

Archaelogical museums

Appia Antica

Appia Antica

CUMULATIVE TICKET: Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella e Castrum Caetani + Villa dei Quintili.

Known to one and all for its picturesque views and enchanting atmosphere, also widely portrayed in international literature and painting, the Appia Antica Way is witness to the ages with its illustrious monuments.

Appia Antica - Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella e Castrum Caetani

Appia Antica - Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella e Castrum Caetani

Via Appia Antica, 161

CUMULATIVE TICKET: Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella e Castrum Caetani + Villa dei Quintili.

The most impressive funeral monument built along the third mile of the Appia Antica, of which it has become symbolic,was erected on a hill to commemorate the Roman noblewoman who was by birth and marriage connected to two of the most distinguished Roman families of the late Republican age.

Appia Antica - Terme di Caracalla

Appia Antica - Terme di Caracalla

Viale Terme di Caracalla, 52

Among the most imposing and fascinating complexes of ancient Rome, Terme di Caracalla are still impressive today owing to their extensive walls whose ruins are often still considerably high.

Appia Antica - Villa dei Quintili

Appia Antica - Villa dei Quintili

Via Appia Nuova, 1092

CUMULATIVE TICKET: Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella e Castrum Caetani + Villa dei Quintili.

The largest villa of Roman suburbs overlooked the countryside with its cryptoporticus, lavatories, and small terraced baths, thereby creating a spectacular scenery that has been partly brought to light today.

Colosseo, Foro Romano & Palatino

Colosseo, Foro Romano & Palatino

CUMULATIVE TICKET: (Anfiteatro Flavio) Colosseo + Palatino + Foro Romano.

This archaeological area is the heart of the ancient city. Here you may admire an impressive stratification of historical and artistic memories testifying to the life and development of ancient Rome. At the Colosseum a reserved turnstile is available for RomaPass holders to get direct access to the monument.

Colosseo, Foro Romano & Palatino - Colosseo (Anfiteatro Flavio)

Colosseo, Foro Romano & Palatino - Colosseo (Anfiteatro Flavio)

Piazza del Colosseo

CUMULATIVE TICKET: (Anfiteatro Flavio) Colosseo + Palatino + Foro Romano.

Built at the site of Nero's lake below his extensive palace the Domus Aurea, and completed by Titus in AD 80, l'Anfiteatro Falvio was the largest arena of the ancient world used by the Romans for gladiatorial combats, and other spectacles until the 6th century.

Colosseo, Foro Romano & Palatino - Palatino e Foro Romano

Colosseo, Foro Romano & Palatino - Palatino e Foro Romano

Via di S. Gregorio, 30 – piazza del Colosseo (via Sacra) – largo Salara Vecchia – clivo Argentario, 1

CUMULATIVE TICKET: (Anfiteatro Flavio) Colosseo + Palatino + Foro Romano.

This section of the Roman forum mark the founding of Rome in the 8th century BC, and later housed Augustus Caesar's official government centres. The museum offers a wide and unique spectrum of artefacts found on the Hill.

Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali

Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali

Via IV Novembre 94

Mercati e Foro di Traiano is the modern name for a large set of buildings erected at the beginning of the 2nd century AD on the slopes of the Quirinal Hill. Guided tours will allow you to visit a real quarter of Imperial Rome whose state of preservation is still impressive.

Musei Capitolini

Musei Capitolini

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.

Musei Capitolini - Centrale Montemartini

Musei Capitolini - Centrale Montemartini

Via Ostiense, 106

Opened in 1912, the Centrale Montemartini changed completely the water and power supply system of Rome. To date, this art centre displays Greek and Roman statues and sculptures among the remains of the old engines.

Museo dell’Ara Pacis

Museo dell’Ara Pacis

Lungotevere in Augusta

Housed in the first museum complex built in Rome after the collapse of the Fascist regime, the Ara Pacis represents one of the most impressive examples of classical art.

Museo della Civiltà Romana

Museo della Civiltà Romana

Piazza G. Agnelli, 10

The museum is temporarily closed for renovations.

The Museo della Civiltà Romana houses collections consisting of a large number of reproductions, plaster casts, and maquettes of famous Roman monuments, temples, amphitheatres, and public works from the birth of Rome to Christian times.

Museo delle Mura

Museo delle Mura

Via di Porta S. Sebastiano, 18

FREE ADMISSION

Located inside former "Porta Appia", known today as "Porta S. Sebastiano", the Museo delle Mura displays one of the most captivating expanses of the Aurelian walls erected at the end of the 3rd century AD, thus illustrating the story of these ancient fortifications.

Museo di Casal de’ Pazzi

Museo di Casal de’ Pazzi

Viale Egidio Galbani, incrocio via Ciciliano

FREE ADMISSION Booking required, calling the number +39 060608

The archeological site of Casal de’ Pazzi was discovered in 1981 during some development works in Rebibbia, today a densely populated area of Rome. The discovery of a large elephant tusk gave way to an archaeological investigation that brought to light a section of an ancient river bed. More than 2000 faunal remains were found in the deposit , belonging to species that one cannot imagine in today’s Rome countryside such as ancient elephants, the aurochs, the hippopotamus, and the rhinoceros.

Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco

Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco

Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 166/A

FREE ADMISSION

Housed in the "Farnesina ai Baullari" (the Farnese Palace in the street of the trunk makers), which was built in 1516 to a design of Antonio da Sangallo the young, the Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco houses a prestigious collection of antique sculpture - art from Assyria, Egypt, Cyprus, Phoenicia, Etruria, Greece and Rome.

Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia

Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia

Piazzale di Villa Giulia, 9

Housed in the beautiful Villa Giulia, built in the 16th century for Pope Julius III, the Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia is one of the most important in Italy and is organised in topographic and thematic sections.

Museo Nazionale Romano

Museo Nazionale Romano

CUMULATIVE TICKET: Crypta Balbi, Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano.

The Museo Nazionale Romano houses one of the most important archaeology collections in the world. The items are divided into four different sites: the Crypta Balbi, Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, and the aggregate of the Terme di Diocleziano.

Museo Nazionale Romano - Crypta Balbi

Museo Nazionale Romano - Crypta Balbi

Via delle Botteghe Oscure, 31

CUMULATIVE TICKET: Crypta Balbi, Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano.

The excavations carried out in the Crypta Balbi revealed the various transformations and utilizations of the place which followed one another from ancient times through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance up to the Modern Age. The Museum displays archaeological material from other excavation sites and historical collections of Roman museums.

Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Altemps

Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Altemps

Piazza di S. Apollinare, 48

CUMULATIVE TICKET: Crypta Balbi, Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano.

Palazzo Altemps houses the beautiful collection of ancient sculptures started by Cardinal Ludovisi in the 16th century and the antiquities belonging to the Altemps.

Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo

Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo

Largo di Villa Peretti, 1

CUMULATIVE TICKET: Crypta Balbi, Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano.

Palazzo Massimo was converted into the main site of the National Roman Museum, illustrating at best the artistic culture in Rome from Silla to the Imperial age.

Museo Nazionale Romano - Terme di Diocleziano

Museo Nazionale Romano - Terme di Diocleziano

Via E. De Nicola, 78

CUMULATIVE TICKET: Crypta Balbi, Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano.

The Terme di Diocleziano are the historical headquarters of the National Museum of Rome, housing a large epigraphic section illustrating the birth and development of Latin.

Museum of Civilisations

Museum of Civilisations

Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, Roma EUR

Cumulative ticket: Museo Nazionale Preistorico ed Etnografico “Luigi Pigorini”+ Museo Nazionale dell’Alto Medioevo + Museo Nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari + Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale “Giuseppe Tucci”. Visiting the whole site counts as one admission

The new born Museum of Civilizations of Rome, which manages, enhances and promotes archaeological and ethnographic collections, unique in Italy in a unified and innovative model.

Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale Preistorico ed Etnografico "Luigi Pigorini"

Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale Preistorico ed Etnografico "Luigi Pigorini"

Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, Roma EUR


Named after its founder, the palethnologist Luigi Pigorini, the museum houses the most important Italian collection of prehistoric materials and is among the first museums in the world for its non-European ethnographic collections.

Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale dell’Alto Medioevo

Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale dell’Alto Medioevo

Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, Roma EUR


Opened in 1967 at the “Palazzo delle Scienze” in Eur quarter with a view to building an archaeology museum of the post-classical age, the museum houses material from Rome and central Italy dating from the 4th to the 16th century.

Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari

Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari

Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, Roma EUR

The museum, founded by Lamberto Loria, intends to provide documents and information on the folk traditions of various regions of Italy. The collections include regional costumes, jewels, cribs, pottery and handicraft.

Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale

Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale

Via Merulana, 248

The museum was opened in 1957 as a result of an agreement between the Italian Government and the Italian Institute for the Middle and the Far East (IsMEO). The museum gathers works of art and archaeological materials mostly from various Italian archaeological missions in Asia.

Palazzo Valentini - Archaeological Area of the Domus Romane

Palazzo Valentini - Archaeological Area of the Domus Romane

Via Foro Traiano 85

Open daily, 9:30 am to 8:00 pm, last admission 6:30 pm – closed on Tuesdays, December 25, January 1, May 1. Booking required

Seat of Rome Provincial Authorities since 1873, this building dates from the end of the sixteenth century and was subsequently enhanced by an extraordinary campaign of archaeological excavations whereby two big sculptures and two patrician villas, dating to the third-forth century and the second century respectively, were brought back to light.

Scavi di Ostia Antica

Scavi di Ostia Antica

Viale dei Romagnoli, 717 (Ostia Antica)


The wide area of the excavations overlooks the "Tiber River Gate", connecting Rome to the sea. The ancient city testifies to the imposing Roman buildings and reaffirm the commercial and economic importance of the ancient capital of the world.

Villa di Massenzio e Mausoleo di Romolo

Villa di Massenzio e Mausoleo di Romolo

Via Appia Antica, 153

FREE ADMISSION

The archaeological complex, which extends between the second and third mile the Appian Way, consists of three principal constructions: the Palace, the Roman Circus and the Dynastic Mausoleum. All were designed as an interlinked architectural unit to celebrate Emperor Maxentius, the vanquished adversary of Constantine the Great at the battle of the Milvian Bridge in 312 A.D.

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