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Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Altemps

Piazza Sant_Apollinare, 46 | accanto Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 668 4851
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This archeological museum features the Ludovisi art collection and many ancient sculptures, frescoes and painted ceilings, gems of the Roman Renaissance.
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  • Average4%
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Piazza Sant_Apollinare, 46 | accanto Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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+39 06 668 4851
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Dedicate several hours to this place, which seems to go on forever, and you will not be disappointed. We really enjoyed the special exhibition, the architecture alone makes it worth a visit, and the staff were very, very helpful. Tucked out of the way it...More

Thank jagk4
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Just off the Piazza Navona this subtle building doesn't portray what lies within. It is full of sculptures, some of which are, huge and interesting antiques. There is a beautiful chapel that really indicates the wealth of the family that occupied it originally. It is...More

Thank DaveC774
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is one of the four museums that make up the Museo Nazionale Romano. They are all great museum so I would suggest you get the combination ticket that allows you to visit them all over a few day at a cost of 7 Euro...More

Thank Evets54
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Paintings are more my thing but I am so very glad I visited this uncrowded museum just about a block northwest of Piazza Navona. There was awe and more awe around every corner. And the staff were the greatest. I had one piece of sculpture...More

Thank Tangerine T
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It is nice to know the history of Altemps family (who derived from a German mercenary and had several high priest in the following years). The palace itself is really beautiful, with a marvelous loggia. Inside, there is a great museum of ancient roman statues,...More

Thank Salgari7777
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is where you want to go to show that you are a true art aficionado. You have been to the big name marquee museums in Rome. Now you are going to see what money could buy. If you took an art history class you...More

1  Thank Food-Art-Lover
Reviewed 4 August 2017

First question tho: Is it possible that people don't know/don't want to visit this amazing place? Everywhere in Rome there are massive crowds but when we came here, there were 10 more people tops in this museum! Which was so surprising considering it's National Museum...More

Thank liiillith
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Rome in July is the contrary of cool : it is HOT! Palazzo Altemps is located near Piazza Navona and it is a cool gem. (The ticket also allows you to visit the “Terme di Diocleziano”, the “Crypta Balbi”, and the “Palazzo Massimo” and it...More

Thank blauemadeleine
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The museum has frescoes (sometimes parts of frescoes), statues, spectacular wooden ceilings (each room has a different design and pattern), a private chapel, Roman artifacts, and a small archaeological dig where a Roman domus (home) was found when the building was being renovated. And you...More

Thank Italy2013_13
Reviewed 29 June 2017

For the price of one museum you get four! We had visited the Baths of Diocletian on Sunday and our ticket was lapsing so we made the effort to add another two of the three left. This is a place I had not seen before...More

Thank Jerusalemmiriam
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museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the
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Response from Reija G | Reviewed this property |
I remember been there about two hours, those ancient god statues fascinated me and I was going around there and back again in that maze. It's good if you can go there another day, too. There so much to look at.
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