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Tickets for Capitoline Museum

An original - this was the world’s first museum!

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Overview
Opening hours
Mon - Sun: 9:30 - 19:30, last admission 18:30, Dec 24 & 31: 9:30 - 14:00, last admission 13:00
Highlights
  • See a treasure trove of items relating to the history of Rome itself
  • Enjoy the central piazza that sits between the museum buildings, stroll its long, elegant lines and appreciate the architecture of Michelangelo
  • View the historic sculpture of the she-wolf of Rome suckling Romulus and Remus, which tells the foundation myth of the Eternal City
Description

Welcome to the world’s first museum! The Capitoline Museums (plural because it's in four buildings atop one of Rome's famous Seven Hills) has a fascinating collection of art and artifacts all telling the fascinating history of Rome.

In 1734 Pope Clementine XII decided to make a significant collection of artwork and ancient sculptures permanently accessible to the people of Rome. With this magnanimous act, he created the world's first museum - it's on top of one of the Seven Hills of Rome, overlooking the Ancient Roman Forum. It's a melting pot of history.

See the famous she-wolf sculpture featuring Rome's founders Romulus and Remus, and see a treasure chest of items telling the story of Rome, the ancient Caput Mundi.

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Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Access to the Capitoline Museum
  • Access to the temporary exhibition(s)
Instructions

Show your smartphone voucher at the ticket office to collect your paper ticket.

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Capitoline Museum (Musei Capitolini)
Piazza del Campidoglio 1, 00186, Rome, Italy, Rome
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Opening Hours

  • Mon - Sun: 09:30 - 19:30, last admission at 18:30
  • Dec 24 & 31: 09:30 - 14:00, last admission at 13:00

Getting There

  • Take the metro B line to Colosseo. From there, it's a 10-minute walk to the Capitoline
  • The Capitoline Museums are located on Piazza d'Aracoeli, just behind Piazza Venezia; you can get there by taking any of the following buses: 40, 60 or 80
Insider tip

The Piazza atop Capitoline Hill, Piazza del Campidoglio was designed by none other than Michelangelo himself. He even designed the staircase leading to the square!

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Reviews
Nov 20, 2017
A world-class museum. Well worth the 3 hours we spent!
Oct 30, 2017
This app really helped us skip the lines and its very useful. Especially for first timers such as ourselves. And they’re very responsive on whatsapp when it comes to inquiry. This app is recommendable for everybody.
Oct 23, 2017
Absolutely fabulous History by the bucket loads with the added bonus of the underground temple and fantastic views across the Roman Forum completely worth it for the price of the ticket but heed warning wear comfy shoes 👞
Oct 2, 2017
My wife and mother in law in a wheelchair visited the museum where they found the facilities for disabled access rather better than most Italian museums and some very helpful assistance given
Sep 16, 2017
The best museum in Rome for classic sculpture...
Sep 10, 2017
We have no problems with our visit at the museum. Tickets were accepted and we obtained our passes immediately. I would recommend all my friends using this application in future. Thank you!
Aug 30, 2017
It was beautiful, if you are into paintings and statutes you should definitely visit with this app. It was very comfortable to just show my phone to get tickets
Aug 29, 2017
At the begging the guys at the ticket office didnt accept my tiqets barcode...but after little bit of persuation they checked their system and show that i really did have a reservation!
Aug 12, 2017
Great experience
Jan 10, 2017
The highlight of my trip to Rome

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