Museums and Culture in Rome
The city of Rome is one of the most enduring achievements of Western Civilisation. The vast range of historic sites, stretching from Etruscan pre-history to the 21st century, creates an unrivalled sense of historical continuity between ancient and modern society. The works of art and architecture to be found within the city are of exceptional quality and priceless value.
The Galleria Borghese is one of the most famous and prestigious museums in the world. It houses sculptures by Bernini, Canova and other great artists.
The Capitoline Museums are located in Piazza del Campidoglio. They constitute Rome’s main municipal museum. Find out about the opening hours, tickets and much more.
National Gallery of Modern Art
Paul Cezanne, Antonio Canova, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh… Rome’s Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna is one of the best art museums in Italy.
Palazzo Barberini is a splendid Baroque construction that houses the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica. The building itself is worth visiting.
Galleria Doria Pamphilj
Palazzo Doria Pamphilj houses the Galleria Doria Pamphilj, the best-known private art gallery in Rome. The gallery features works by artists such as Raphael, Tiziano, Velazquez and Bernini.