Tickets for Palazzo Braschi - Museum of Rome (6 + years old)
Neoclassical museum tracing the history of Rome
- See the monumental central staircase, designed by the great neoclassical architect Giuseppe Valadier. There are 18 red granite columns originally used by Emperor Caligula
- Make sure to check out the exquisite original design drawing for the Trevi Fountain, which is on display here
- Check out Tommaso Cuccioni's incredible old photo of the Pantheon and the building's infamous bell towers, added in the 17th century, then removed in 1892.
Want something arty in Rome? See a superb collection of over 100,000 works, including paintings, drawings, photographs, statues, furniture, and costumes at Palazzo Braschi - Museum of Rome.
This palace, designed at great expense by famous architect Cosimo Morelli, is truly one of the city's most stunning museums. The interior has a remarkable staircase with 18 red granite columns originally used by Emperor Caligula, designed by Giuseppe Valadier.
Follow the staircase up to the exhibition spaces, where you can see an impressive array of arts and crafts, including fragments of beautiful medieval frescoes from the demolished Roman church of Santa Maria in Vincis, and fragments of mosaics from the medieval St. Peter’s Basilica.
See portrait busts of members of leading papal families, paintings by the likes of Giovanni Paolo Panini and Bartolemeo Pinelli portraying Roman ceremonies and festivities, and a fascinating collection of photographs, furniture, clothing, sedan chairs, and ceramics.
Afterwards, grab a snack at the café, which offers direct access to Piazza Navona.
- Access to the Palazzo Braschi
- Access to temporary exhibitions
Show your smartphone ticket at the box office.
- Tue - Sun: 10:00 - 19:00, last admission at 18:00
- 24 and 31 Dec: 10:00 - 14:00, last admission at 13:00
- Metro: Line A, stop Spagna (15-minute walk)
- Bus: Line 70, stop Corso Vittorio Sant’Andrea della Valle (5-minute walk)