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Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Roma Capitale

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Address: Via Francesco Crispi 24, Rome, Italy
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+39 06 0608
10:00 - 18:00
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The collection of the Galleria d'Arte Moderna of Roma Capitale includes...

The collection of the Galleria d'Arte Moderna of Roma Capitale includes over three thousand works, such as paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, which bear witness of the history of collecting art and culture in Rome at the turn of the nineteenth century and throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

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Apparently unmentioned by most guide information, even the TI at Colisseum seemed unaware that this existed and were surprised when their database came up with it. I assume... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2016
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I saw the retrospective of the self-taught artist, Mimi Quilici Buzzacchi (temporary exhibit) and thoroughly enjoyed it. This is a small, manageable museum located in a former convent. In addition to the art you can see two cloisters. A number of stairs lead up to the entrance. Once inside, an elevator is available.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Glad we were able to visit this Mecca of architecture and masterworks of art on our last day in Roma. Once you enter, be prepared to walk around in a daze. The sight of Bernini's mesmerizing Medusa is a must and so is a massive arch-shaped 17 Century painting by Francesco Barbieri (probably 24 ft x 12 ft) "The Burial... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Apparently unmentioned by most guide information, even the TI at Colisseum seemed unaware that this existed and were surprised when their database came up with it. I assume that the city is struggling to find anywhere large enough to put its collection and so, this building has two long standing but temporary exhibitions ending shortly both of which are enjoyable... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Even though it is currently under renovation, the museum offers only one open room to the visitors. Interesting exhibit in a very beautiful building. I currently would not advise to make a detour to visit it, however if you pass by it on your way to the Etruscan museum why not go in?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Although the collection was small, the works were interesting and well-displayed. After visiting a larger museum, it felt rather serene to wander through this place. Be aware that the gallery is on a rather steep hill.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This museum has a small but excellent collection of works by artists who are not nearly as well known as they should be.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Pretty small and average museum, nothing very interesting. Sculptures and paintings from the end of the 1800's to 1930's, but definitely not the most stunning ones I've seen. Rome has definitely better things to offer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

A lovely spot on the terrace. Service friendly and attentive. Delicious cous cous and club sandwich . A lovely break from sightseeing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Sure there were some well-known artists on display but it was such a pleasure to see works by many Italian artists that most of us have never heard of. The Galleria might be off the beaten track but it’s certainly worth a visit. We loved the installation of statues on broken mirrors behind the reception desk! And we got to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

As so many buildings in Rome this too is a big and fabulous one. The permanent collection is very generous and interesting with both paintings and alot of sculpture works. Good food in the restaurant too, a bit small portions but tasty.

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