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Capitoline Museum (Musei Capitolini)

Consisting of four grand and historic palazzos, this complex of museums was designed by Michelangelo. Its large collection is devoted largely to the history of Rome itself, and it features a great many items that date to antiquity.

It’s also considered the world’s original museum. Pope Clementine XII opened it up the Roman public in 1734.

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Customer reviews

Nov 12, 2018
Capitoline Museum
Awesome place with wonderful pieces. If you're into statues, this is the place to go.
Nov 9, 2018
Capitoline Museum
Great museum if you love ancient Roman history and Italian Baroque and some early Rennaisance art.
Oct 8, 2018
Capitoline Museum
It was well worth the time, except we are much more interested in painting. It’s 95% sculpture and architecture. But if you love that and you love history, this is a must see museum!
Sep 14, 2018
Capitoline Museum
The Capitoline Museum collection is incredible and there are masterpieces galore in gorgeous palatial surroundings. The view of the Forum from the Tabularium is a real plus and a superb location for excellent photos and a general overview of the buildings there. The Marcus Aurelius statue is really worth seeing and the history of the Capitoline Hill itself is fascinating. A must see museum in Rome.
Sep 11, 2018
Capitoline Museum
lots to see. not very busy. easily spent 2 hours or more.
Aug 30, 2018
Capitoline Museum
We spent about 6 hours there - it was amazing. There is great art, a view down onto the forum and a restaurant with very good food and service and a fabulous view.
Aug 17, 2018
Capitoline Museum
Superbe visite! Très belles pièces!
Aug 8, 2018
Capitoline Museum
非常好
Jul 9, 2018
Capitoline Museum
It is really Worth the visit Just only because of thé huge statue of Marc Aurelius ans the boy pumling out the spilnter
Jun 24, 2018
Capitoline Museum
It was very well organized and the guide was absolutelly charming. Took good care of us, told us everything and a little bit more about the items at the Museum. Showed us two rooms that were usually closed but opened in the day of our visit!