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Rome Museums

Rome Museums Italy - Visiting museums in Rome are as easy as stepping into the Museo Nazionale Preistorico ed Etnografico (Museo Luigi Pigorini), which is a great place to take a look at the past. On the premises of this interesting attraction, you will encounter many of the exciting archaeological finds from the area and beyond. Some of the exhibits at this Rome museum offer a chance to view jewelry, pottery, as well as prehistoric mammal parts.

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No matter what type of museum in Rome you wish to visit, there is something for everyone about the city. For example, you will have the chance to visit one of the first museums in the world with the Capitoline Museums. Art lovers really seem to appreciate the setting of the Villa Giulia Museum, and the Palazzo Massimo is the museum in Rome to seek out when you wish to admire an assortment of Italian sculpture.

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Museo Nazionale Preistorico ed Etnografico (Museo Luigi Pigorini)
Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, 14
Rome, Italy
If you are interested in journeying into the past, this is a great museum to look into. Some of the exhibits you will encounter include ancient mammoth body parts, a Neanderthal skull, as well as other interesting archaeological discoveries.

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Capitoline Museums
Piazza del Campidoglio, 1
Rome, Italy
If you’ve ever wondered where the first museum in the world resides, this site has been granted the title. It is here that some of the best sculptures in Europe can be found.

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Palazzo Massimo
Largo di Villa Peretti, 1
Rome, Italy
There is a grand collection of ancient Roman sculptures, mosaics and wall paintings to explore. This site can be found situated across the piazza from Termini, which is opposite the Baths of Diocetian.

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Galleria Borghese
Piazza Scipione Borghese 5
Rome, Italy
When visiting this small museum, you will find the works of artists created by the likes of Antonio Canova and Gian Lorenzo Bernini situated here. To enjoy this sight, you may pay an admission fee of 8.50€.

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Villa Giulia Museum
Piazzale di Villa Giulia, 9
Rome, Italy
It is here that an impressive collection of Etruscan art and artifacts can be found. In the midst of this museum, you will also find yourself surrounded by a lovely setting.

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Rome Interesting Facts

  • Romulus and Remus were legendary twins rescued by a she-wolf who became the symbol of ancient Rome
  • Herakles is one of the most important heroes in Green mythology – who became the Roman Hercules.
  • Statues of the Emperor Augustus portray him as the noble bringer of peace.
  • Villas were often decorated with murals.
  • Rome Highways were lined up with family tombstones along its sides.
  • There are 15 million estimated visitors to Rome annually.
  • The population of Rome is just over 2.7 million.
  • Rome stretches approximately 22 square miles.
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