Visitors in Rome will have a tough time choosing from numerous museums dedicated to ancient art, mosaics and sculptures, modern art galleries, art galleries dedicated to the period of Renaissance and other artistic movements, etc. The number of museums in Rome is impressive as well as the size of the collections they hold. Even though Rome was the cradle of an ancient civilization, one may be surprised by the number of museum not only dedicated to ancient art but to modern art as well. There is even a number of museums for which the entrance is free of charge. On this webpage you may find the full list of museums in the city of Rome.
The Museum of Napoleon or in Italian Museo Napoleonico is a very interesting museum with the collection that reflects the greatness of the Bonaparte family. The entrance is free of charge.
Museum Pietro Canonica or in Italian Museo Pietro Canonica is located in the heart of one of the most visited areas by tourists and certainly one of the most beautiful parks in the city- Villa Borghese. It is dedicated to this famous sculptor and whoever decides to visit it will not be disappointed. The entrance is free of charge.
The Museum of Rome or in Italian Museo di Roma is located in the Braschi building, in the heart of the Renaissance district of Rome. The collection of this museum is entirely dedicated to the history and culture of the city of Rome between 18th and 20th century.
The Museum of Italian Resurgence or in Italian Museo Centrale del Risorgimento is a museum located inside the Vittoriano monument on Piazza Venezia in Rome. It occupies several rooms inside the famous monument built out of white marble. Even though Vittoriano monument is a quite visited tourist attraction that offers a magnificent view on Rome, it is not that popular, mainly because people are not aware of its existence. However, tourists interested in Italian history and the events that led to the final unification of the Italian lands can find this museum very interesting.
The Balbi Crypt or in Italian Crypta Balbi is a museum exhibiting mostly archeological artifacts. Beneath the museum there is also an underground crypt, which is the most interesting aspect of the museum. These underground passages can be visited and can be an interesting tour for those that are not claustrophobic and afraid of the dark.