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Rome: Capitoline Museums + Centrale Montemartini Option

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51 reviews

Activity provider: TICKETSTATION SRL

Rome: Capitoline Museums + Centrale Montemartini Option

Activity provider: TICKETSTATION SRL

From US$ 34.78 per person

Discover Rome's history through its most fascinating museums: select The Roman Empire Museum on its own or combine it with Centrale Montemartini, an old industrial plant converted into a museum.

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Duration 3 - 4 hours
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  • Enjoy the central piazza that sits between the Roman Empire Museum buildings
  • Discover the Centrale Montemartini, Rome's first ever public thermoelectric power plant, now converted into a museum
  • See a treasure trove of items relating to the history of Rome itself
  • View the historic sculpture of the "She-wolf of Rome"
  • Admire the architecture of Michelangelo overlooking the Forum
Full description
The Roman Empire Museum, also known as the Capitoline Museums, has an extensive collection of art and artifacts all telling the fascinating history of Rome. In 1734, Pope Clementine XII decided to make this significant collection of artwork and ancient sculptures permanently accessible to the people of Rome. Admire the famous she-wolf sculpture featuring Rome's founders Romulus and Remus, and see the treasure chest of items telling the story of Rome, the ancient Caput Mundi. Marvel at the Ancient Roman Forum on top of one of the Seven Hills of Rome. The Centrale Montemartini is the new exhibition space for the Capitoline Museums housed in the first public thermoelectric power plant. Admire hundreds of sculptures from the exhibition entitled, “The Machines and the Gods" in 1997. Explore the opposition between two different worlds: classical art and industrial archaeology. The display reconstructs some of the great monumental complexes and illustrates the development of the ancient city from the Republican era to the late Imperial Age.
  • 25-minute Ancient Rome Multimedia Video - every day from 10 AM - 3 PM at the meeting point shop
  • City app Audioguide downloadble on your smartphone
  • Roman Empire Museum (Capitoline Museums) admission ticket with reservation
  • Access to the exhibition "Domiziano Imperatore Odio e Amore" - 13/07/2022 - 29/01/2023
  • Centrale Montemartini admission ticket with reservation (if option selected)
  • Free WiFi and toilets at the meeting point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Guided tour
  • Public transport

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Meeting point

This voucher is not your entrance ticket. Exchange your voucher at the Touristation office Piazza Ara Coeli, 16. Facing Vittorio Emanuele II monument, the office is on the right-hand side.

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  • For the combined option only: please note that the Centrale Montemartini Museum is 10 minutes away from the Capitoline Museums by car or 30 minutes by public transportation; transfer between the attractions is not included
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4.2 /5

based on 51 reviews

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Seeing this museum in Rome was worth it. If you have any interest in ancient Rome, then this museum is a must. I also loved the way it was designed and laid out, it was not overwhelming. The 20 minute video in the Information Center was awe inspiring. It shows the modern humans what Rome looked like over 2000 years ago. This is worth the money and we are very glad we booked this.

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September 23, 2022

I was instructed to pick up my tickets at a location that was a three-minute walk from the museum. I waited in line at that tourist pickup spot for about 20 minutes. Upon speaking to someone at the desk, I had 5 or 10 minutes to get to the museum by the next opening time. It all worked out pretty well.

June 5, 2022

The museum is to be done, however I am very disappointed with the organization: I had to queue for 1 hour at the Touristation plazza Venezia meeting point just to collect the tickets purchased via GetYourGuide. The people at Touristation are not pleasant and the audioguides to do with your own phone did not work. You stand in line with people who buy their tickets On the other hand on all the other visits GetYourGuide is SUPER!

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May 5, 2022

Product ID: 393014