Gear up for an outstanding aesthetic experience at the oldest museum in the world as you buy Capitoline Museums tickets
Quell your curiosity about the ancient Roman and the museum as you attend an educational video prior to your visit
Admire the magnificent architecture of various areas of the museum as you marvel at hand-carved ceilings and tapestries
Witness the wonderful masterpieces in the form of bronze work, antiquities, and sculptures accumulated since 1471 while visiting various galleries
Activity Location: Piazza del Campidoglio, 1, 00186 Roma
Activity Duration: 1-2 hours (approx.)
About Capitoline Museums, Rome:
Visit the Capitoline Museums, which are a group of art & archeological museums situated on the top of the Capitoline Hills. Explore the main buildings of the museum including Palazzo Caffarelli, Palazzo Senatorio, Palazzo dei Conservatori, and Palazzo Nuovo, and know about the collections of ancient sculptures. Marvel at the magnificent artworks and antiquities of the historic period as you stroll through the beautiful galleries of the museum. Learn more about Roman history & architecture as you watch the introductory video before visiting the historic monument. Book your Capitoline Museum tickets and enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the lush green Capitoline Hills.
About Capitoline Museum Tickets, Rome:
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There is no particular or strict dress code to visit the Capitoline Museum. However, it is highly recommended that visitors should dress in a respectful manner. Smart casuals with comfortable walking shoes are just right for your visit to the Capitoline Museum in Rome.
The Capitoline Museums are certainly worthy of a visit as these are known to be some of the oldest museums in the world and their galleries host a massive collection of incredible sculptures and statues that dates back to the 14th and 15th century. The Museum is also famous for having the oldest public gallery in the world which is the Pinacoteca and it was opened in the mid-1700s.
The Capitoline Museum features a permanent collection of over 400 ancient statues, busts, tombs and mosaics. There are beautiful bronze sculptures that were donated by Pope Sixtus back in 1471. Some of the most iconic displays at the Museum are the Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius, The Capitoline She-Wolf, Commodus as Hercules, The Dying Gaul, The Hall of Emperors, Bernini’s Medusa, Statue of Marforio, The Capitoline Venus, The Painting Gallery and many more.
Most city-run Museums in Rome are free to visit on Rome Free Sunday and they are also free on the first Sunday of every month. Capitoline Museum is also free to visit on the first Sunday of every month.
There is a reserved parking area which is available along Via Delle Tre Pile which is located after the Portal. Visitors who require parking space should call the Museum and inform them beforehand to reserve a parking space.
Yes, you can bring a stroller or wheelchair inside the Capitoline Museums. The Museum also provides wheelchairs if you do not have one but you will need to inform the staff in advance and book the wheelchairs as they have a limited number of these available.
The Museum also has a lift which goes to the first floor from the Courtyard as well as on other floors. There is also a ramp built that leads to the Temple of Jupiter and then takes you to the new exhibition hall.
Yes, you can take photographs and videos inside the Capitoline Museums for personal use but you cannot use tripods, selfie sticks or extra lighting. However, if you wish to take professional photographs for profit purposes then you will need the permission of the Capitoline Superintendent. Photography is not allowed for displays which are in the temporary exhibitions at the Museums.
You are not allowed to carry bulky bags or large backpacks inside the Capitoline Museums. You cannot enter the Museums with umbrellas nor bring pets of any kind except for very small dogs that can fit in a carrier. You cannot consume food or beverages in the galleries of the Museum. You are also not allowed to smoke within the premises of the Capitoline Museums. The Cloakroom service is free of cost and you can keep any of your belongings which you are not allowed to carry inside the Museum.
A typical visit to the Capitoline Museums can take anywhere between 45 minutes to 4 hours. Most visits last for about two hours which will help you cover all the major attractions that the Capitoline Museums carry. The ticket itself is valid for 4 hours and once you enter you can spend as much time as you wish.
If the booking is made prior to the date of travel, the consumer will receive a confirmation voucher via email within 2 hours of successful booking. For bookings made on the same day, we strive to provide the voucher within 30 minutes.
No refund applicable.