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Typology: Art Museum, Town Museum

Address

Address: Via Nomentana, 70
Zone: Quartiere Nomentano (Roma nord)
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Contacts

Telephone: 0039 060608 dalle 9.00 alle 21.00
Fax: 0039 06 44250166
Email: eventi.aziendali@zetema.it per eventi aziendali privati
Telephone booking: Per gruppi e scuole 060608 tutti i giorni 9.00-21.00. Con la prenotazione è possibile evitare la fila presentandosi direttamente alla cassa.

Opening times

On Saturday, 20 September  for European Heritage Days 2014
open from 9.00 to 24.00 (last admission 23.00) ticket € 1,00

9.00 am - 7.00 pm (Last admission 45 minutes before closing time)
December, 24 and 31: 9.00-14.00
Closed: Monday, January 1, May 1 and 25 December

Information

From February, 26

"Casina delle Civette + Casino Nobile + Exhibitions" Combined Ticket:
Adults: € 12,00; Concessions: € 10,00;
Roman Citizens only (by showing a valid ID):
Adults: € 11,00; Concessions: € 9,00.                      

Casina Nobile + Exhibition:
Adults: € 10,00;  Concessions: € 9,00;
Roman Citizens only (by showing a valid ID):
Adults: € 9,00; Concessions: € 8,00.

Casina delle Civette:
Adults: € 6,00; Concessions: € 5,00;
Roman Citizens only (by showing a vaild ID):
Adults: € 5,00; Concessions: € 4,00.

Concessions and free of charge conditions: http://en.museiincomuneroma.it/informazioni_pratiche/biglietti

For other concessions, please vist our Agreements page: www.museiincomuneroma.it/informazioni_pratiche/convenzioni
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Regular Tickets
Casina delle Civette + Casino Nobile Combined Ticket:
€ 9,50 (Adults); € 7,50 (Concessions);
Roman Citizens only (by showing a vaild ID): € 8,50 (Adults); € 6,50 (Concessions);
Casina delle Civette: € 6,00 (Adults); € 5,00 (Concessions);
Roman Citizens only (by showing a vaild ID): € 5,00 (Adults); € 4,00 (Concessions);

PLEASE NOTE: fees refer to the regular tickets of the museum; during cultural events and exhibitions these fees may vary. Some temporary exhibitions and/or cultural events may require an additional fee, even for visitors entitled to free admission.  Always check, at the time of your visit, the fee of the museum you wish to visit on its official website. Future exhibitions
BOOKING
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+39 060608 (daily, from 9.00 - 21.00).
Groups (Casina delle Civette and Casino dei Principi: max 25 visitors; Casino Nobile: max 30 visitors): a booking service (without guided tour) is available for groups, for an additional fee of € 25,00.  The booking fee does not include the cost of the museum entrance tickets. Guided tours are also available either for the museum and/or exhibition: admission tickets and booking fee are required
Schools (Casina delle Civette and Casino dei Principi: max 25 visitors; Casino Nobile: max 30 visitors): advance booking is required for the admission.
Guided tours are available (advance booking is required).
Booking for individual visitors is available only when purchasing online tickets. If you book in advance you can skip the line by going directly to the ticket window.
Online tickets: http://ticket.museiincomuneroma.it/index.php?nvpg[tour]&id=1225.
Additional booking fee: € 1,00.

Agreement with

Roma Pass
What the agreement provides:

Roma Pass: free of charge presenting a valid Roma Pass as one of the two free amissions included in the pass. A concessionary ticket is granted if used for the third museum onwards.

Today's events

Arrigo Musti - Impop (Exhibitions) from 2014-06-22 to 2014-09-28

Description

Designed by the architect G. Jappelli in 1840 as a country cottage or Swiss Cabin within Villa Torlonia, the Casina (Small House) was transformed in1908-1913 by architect Gennai to assume the appearance of a Medieval building. Between 1916 and 1920 the architect V. Fasolo created one of the most interesting architectonic structures of the time on behalf of prince Giovanni Torlonia with the contribution of well-known artists such as D. Cambellotti, P. Paschetto, U. Bottazzi, and V. Grassi. The Art Nouveau style decorations enriched the Casina with mosaic floors, majolicas, wall paintings, and above all stain glasses (vetrate). Due to the prevalence of decorations having owls (civette) as a theme, the building was called Casina delle Civette. On the death of prince Torlonia in 1939 the Casina was abandoned, housing the Anglo-American Military Command from 1944 to 1947. The severe damages to its frail structure and to the decorations took place at that time. In 1978 the whole area of the Villa was purchased by the Municipality of Rome that started long and expensive interventions of restoration on the buildings in the park. Once restored, the Casina was opened to the public as a Museum. The magnificent stain glass windows that decorate the large number of doors and windows realized between 1908 and 1930 with precious polychrome glasses fastened together by window-leads represent a unique example of the evolution of stain glasses in Rome at that time. The most beautiful and important stainglass windows are those by Cambellotti, such as the so-called Chiodo (Nail), representing a cascade of vine-leaves and bunches of grapes, as well as the various Civette (Owls), stylized representations of the nocturnal bird whose presence is almost obsessive in the decorations of the Casina, or the four rhombi with the Migratori (Migrators) that represents birds in flight. Also I Pavoni (The peafowls) by Bottazzi and Rose e farfalle (Roses and butterflies) by Paschetto deserve to be mentioned.  In the past year the Municipal Superintendency has purchased stain glasswindows by the same authors and several drawings and sketches, some of which were preparatory studies for the stain glass windows of the Casina.
HERITY certification:  www.herity.it/Siti/Casina%20delle%20Civette.htm

Keywords

Educational activities

Visits for groups
hours: on request
languages: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish
people: max 25
duration: 1 hour
price: € 90,00
booking: required

School visits
Guided tours and workshops for school groups
Guided tours are free of charge only for the schools of Rome and Province of Rome, and subject to availability.
Guided tours cost € 70.00 per school group.
School groups must show a school headed paper containing the list of pupils/students and accompanying teachers/professors (one teacher/professor comes free for every 10 pupils/students)
Maximun number of participants per group (including tour leaders): 25 people (Casina delle Civette)

Booking Required
tel. +39 060608 (daily from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm)

Audio guide
languages: English, Italian, French
duration: 1 hour
price: € 3,50 single

School visits
Guided tours and workshops for school groups

Info and booking (schools and groups):
Tel. +39 060608, 9.00 am - 9.00 pm,  daily.

Services

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» Checkroom
» Educational Laboratory
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» Educational tours for schools
» Guided Visits

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Last checked: 2014-09-16 9:58