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7 museums to discover Rome free
14 July 2015

7 museums to discover Rome free

Rome proposes seven museums for free to see to approach an increasingly large portion of the public able to tell all the main stages of the history of Rome.

Villa Massenzio
It is located on the Appia Antica, an archaeological site is formed of three main parts: the palace, the circus and the mausoleum of Emperor Maxentius had built by the family who buys an additional charm, thanks to the territory that surrounds made of green and tranquility. The Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00 to 16.00.

Museum of Mura
This Museum is Porta San Sebastiano in the Aurelian Walls and offers many educational tours to tell the history of Rome, starting from its famous walls. The museum is divided into seven rooms inside which you can find mosaics of 1940, plastic reconstruct, the ancient environments of Rome. The Museum is located at Via di Porta San Sebastiano and is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 to 14:00.

Museum of Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco
This museum collects the 400 most beautiful works of Barracco: Egyptian sculptures, Assyrian, Cyprus as well as those of Greece are distributed in 9 rooms. Ceramics, sculptures and decorative art can be explored thanks to personalized courses or tied to specific artistic themes. The Museum is situated on Corso Vittorio Emanuele, and is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 16:00 with the last admission at 15:30.

Museum of Pietro Canonica
Immersed in the beauty of Borghese Villas and is perhaps the only artist house that preserves environments, objects, marbles, bronzes and sketches by Pietro Canonica to retrace the artistic sculptor. The first floor of the museum is dedicated to the sculptor, while going up to the second floor you can enter the private artist to know him as a man. The Museum site in Viale Pietro Canonica is open from Tuesday to Sunday, between 13:00 and 19:00.

Museum of the Roman Republic and the memory of Garibaldi
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy was thought of a museum to tell the story of the Roman Republic, starting from Porta San Pancrazio where it was once, in 1849, the French attack at Garibaldi's troops. Open every day from Tuesday to Friday, from 10:00 to 14:00 on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 to 18:00.

Napoleonic Museum
A museum full of art stories and memorabilia of the Napoleonic era that witnessed the binding of Napoleon Bonaparte with the city of Rome. The museum located in Piazza Ponte Umberto I and is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00.

Museum of Carlo Bilotti
Is the permanent collection of the entrepreneur Carlo Bilotti donated in Rome. Paintings, drawings and sculptures among which beautiful works by De Chirico, many portraits and the most significant is, surely, one of Andy Warhol. This piece of Italian art is located in the orangery of Villa Borghese and is open to visitors from Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 16:00.

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