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Typology: Archaeological Museums, State Museum

Address

Address: Largo di Villa Peretti, 1
Zone: Rione Castro Pretorio (Porta Pia) (Roma centro)
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Opening times

From Tuesday to Friday from 14.00 to 19.45
Saturday and Sunday from 10.30 to 19.45
Last admission at 19.00
Closed on Monday, 1 January, 25 December

Museums and cultural sites are subject at the COVID containment measures.
For updates and guidelines please check the official website

Information

Ordinary entrance ticket for Palazzo Massimo
€ 8.00 full price (+ € 2.00 presale in case of online purchase)
€ 2.00 reduced (+ € 2.00 presale in case of online purchase)
Reduced for Italian and European citizens aged between 18 and 25 years.
Free: see free conditions

Combined entrance ticket for all locations of the Museo Nazionale Romano

Entrance once to each of the locations of the Baths of Diocletian, Palazzo Altemps and Crypta Balbi and twice to the Palazzo Massimo headquarters. Valid 1 week from the day of purchase
€ 12.00 (+ € 2.00 presale in case of online purchase)
€ 8.00 (+ € 2.00 presale in case of online purchase)
Reduced for Italian and European citizens aged between 18 and 25 years.
Free: see free conditions

MNR card
Unlimited access to the four locations of the Museum. Valid for 1 year from the day of purchase
MNR card € 25.00
Reduced MNR Card € 15.00
The MNR Card 2020 and MNR Card 2021 are in force until 31 December 2021.

Agreement with

Roma Pass
What the agreement provides:

ROMA PASS
Reduced admission by pre-purchasing "REDUCED ticket with Roma Pass" online on theCoopculture Palazzo Massimo website

Description

The National Roman Museum –Massimo Palace at the Thermae houses the section of ancient art, numismatics, and jewelry of the National Roman Museum, already set up in the complex of the Thermae of Diocletian. The exhibition occupies the four floors of the Palace.

The Numismatic Section (collection of the former Kircherian Museum, Gnecchi collection, Victor Emanuel the Third of Savoy collection) and the Jewelry Collection (gems found in the funerary trousseaus discovered in Rome and in its surroundings) are exhibited in the basement. The other three floors document the Ancient Art Section with works of the Roman artistic production, from the end of the Republican Age to the Late Imperial Age, together with Greek originals coming from the Horti Sallustiani.

The ground floor documents the deep transformation of the Roman Society in consequence of the conquest of Greece and the birth of the principality through portraits, mosaics, inscriptions, and sculptures. The first floor documents the taste and the models that inspired the sculptural decorations of the imperial country-houses, from the one in Latium that belonged to Nero to the one near Tivoli that belonged to Hadrian.

A few monumental sarchofagi and bronze elements coming from the ships on the Lake of Nemi are of particular interest. The second floor exhibits paintings and mosaics found in the houses in Rome and in the country-houses in its surroundings. These include the frescos and stuccos from the Villa Romana della Farnesina at Via della Lungara and the decorations painted in the underground hall of Livia’s country-house at Prima Porta. An important example of decorations with marble tarsias is represented by the panel with the head of the Sun coming from the Mithreum of Santa Prisca.

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Last checked: 2021-11-03 14:35