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Capitoline Museums (Musei Capitolini In Febrica)


Address:
Piazza del Campidoglio 1
Rome (Roma)
Italy IT (Italia)

Tel: +39 (0) 6 6710 2071

Rome's highly regarded Capitoline Museums (Musei Capitolini In Febrica) are home to a wealth of antique sculptures of bronze and marble, which represent the history of Rome, together with an outstanding fine collection of Greek and Etruscan vases. The Capitoline Museums (Musei Capitolini In Febrica) are located on the east and west sides of the Piazza del Campidoglio and this vast museum complex contains collections based on those assembled by Pope Sixtus IV, one of the earliest great art collectors in the 15th century.

Other attractions at Rome's Capitoline Museums (Musei Capitolini In Febrica) include some of the finest and most celebrated sculptures of the ancient world, such as the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius that once stood in the piazza, the Dying Gaul, the Boy with a Thorn, and the Capitoline Wolf, all of which are displayed in spacious, well-lit art galleries. The Capitoline Museums include Palazzo dei Conservatori (Conservatories Palace), the Pinacoteca Capitolina, Museo Nuovo and Palazzo Nuovo.

Recently renovated, other attractions at Rome's Capitoline Museums include 18th-century Roman tapestries, historic porcelains, paintings in the Pinacoteca Capitolina by: Caravaggio, Tiziano and Rubens, and the buildings' facades, which were designed by one of Rome's most famous artists, Michelangelo.

Open: Tuesday to Friday and Sunday - 09:30 to 19:30, Saturday - 09:30 to 23:00
Admission: charge, free last Sunday of the month







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