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Tickets for Borghese Gallery

A private art collection that's second to none

Sells out fast
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Opening hours
Tue - Sun: 08:30 - 19:30
Best time to visit
Early morning or after lunch
Wheelchair accessible
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted

Highlights

  • Get timed entrance tickets for the Borghese Gallery (note that tickets aren't usually available on the day - and in fact often sell out up to a month in advance)
  • Among the painted highlights: Caravaggio's Saint Jerome Writing, Raphael’s Deposition and Titian's Sacred and Profane Love
  • Two statues to see here: Bernini's David sculpture is a lithe, coiled, figure in mid-battle with Goliath. And the Venus Victrix is a semi-nude by Canova, who used Napolean's sister Pauline as his model

Description

The art collection of the wealthy, noble Borghese family soon became too big for a single home. It moved into the Galleria Borghese - a separate building in the famous Villa Borghese park. In 1901, the collection passed into the hands of the Italian government and ever since, tourists travel from all over the world to see this beautiful museum! Timed tickets are hard to come by, so grab yours before they're all gone!

The Borghese family was a rich and powerful Italian family who moved to Rome in the 16th century. Camillo Borghese became Pope Paul V, appointed his nephew Scipione Cardinal, and then things started really coming up Borghese.

Scipione Borghese had a brain for power and an eye for art. He was a patron of Caravaggio and Bernini, and ended up building the Galleria Borghese to house his ever-expanding collection of work from these two, and other Renaissance masters.

This small museum punches well above its weight, thanks to the lush surroundings (pink marble walls, frescoed ceilings, etc.) and the hit rate of masterpieces. Plus, thanks to the timed entrance policy, it gets busy but never crowded.

Artistic highlights include Bernini's sculpture of David which captures the biblical hero coiled in a state of readiness, and The Rape of Proserpina - done when Bernini was just 23. Other highlights include Caravaggio's Boy with Fruit Basket and Raphael's extraordinary Deposition of Christ and Lady with a Unicorn.

A visit here is a trip into the rarefied air of Renaissance highlife and a chance to commune with artistic masterpieces from Renaissance masters.

How to use your tickets

Borghese Gallery
Piazzale del Museo Borghese, 5,00197, Roma, Rome

Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at the ticket office inside the museum, downstairs from the street. Please be there 15 minutes before your reserved timeslot.

What's included?

  • Entrance to the Borghese Gallery

Good to know

Opening Hours:

  • Tue - Sun: 08:30 - 19:30

  • The Museum is closed on Mondays

Getting There:

You can take either the bus 116 and get off at Galleria Borghese, or 910 (from Termini Station) and get off at Pinciana/Museo Borghese.

Insider tip

After your visit, wander the Villa Borghese; it offers peaceful walks, bike or segway tours, a wonderful view of Rome from the Pincio terrace and a romantic boat trip through its little lake.

Paolo
Tiqets City Manager Rome

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
In general, every ticket includes a single entrance to the venue in combination with other services depending on the product you choose. Please check the section Whats included on this page to know more about what your tickets include.
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Most venues allow you to enter by simply showing your tickets on your smartphone. Very few require printed tickets. See the section titled 'Using these tickets'.

Customer reviews

Børge, Norway
May 29, 2017
Fantastic, but remember to check in your bags befor entering!
Anonymous
May 22, 2017
Wonderful
ALEXANDRA
May 22, 2017
This is one of the most exquisite museums I have ever experienced. Given how little time you are given, only 2 hours per visit, be sure to allow enough time on the 2nd floor where many extraordinary paintings are found.
Amir, Israel
May 21, 2017
The Gallery was simply amazing, it was very easy to pick up the tickets.
Amitabh, India
May 20, 2017
Good booking experience though you are paying a premium. But the premium is lowest compared to other non official sites.
Andrew, United States
May 18, 2017
I was initially a little skeptical that these tickets would get us into the Galleria. However, the tickets were/are legitimate. I handed my phone to the worker at the ticket desk and my tickets printed after scanning the barcode that Tiquets sent me. The app was easy to use and tickets immediate download with instructions. Couldn't be happier with the process.
Anonymous
May 16, 2017
Sculptures, frescoes and paintings just beautiful. Well worth visiting the Gallery and not so crowded as other places as entry numbers are controlled.
Magda, United Kingdom
May 7, 2017
Very nice and very good organisation special with online reservation
Lyuba, Bulgaria
Apr 28, 2017
Deliberate organize entering. Exactness . Not enough time in gallery if somebody has special interests.
Anonymous
Apr 27, 2017
Amazing museum. But, please do not check your purse before you have a chance to purchase a guided audio tour. That happened to me.