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Tickets for Capitoline Museum

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

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  09:30 - 19:30
Tomorrow:  09:30 - 19:30
Friday:  09:30 - 19:30
Saturday:  09:30 - 19:30
Sunday:  09:30 - 19:30
Monday:  09:30 - 19:30
Tuesday:  09:30 - 19:30
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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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
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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)
1,Piazza del Campidoglio, 00186, Rome
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
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
Dec 4, 2018
The tickets were easy to retrieve, the Capitoline was beyond words, and the price was eminently reasonable.
Nov 20, 2018
One of the best museums in Rome
Nov 12, 2018
Awesome place with wonderful pieces. If you're into statues, this is the place to go.
Nov 9, 2018
Great museum if you love ancient Roman history and Italian Baroque and some early Rennaisance art.
Oct 8, 2018
It was well worth the time, except we are much more interested in painting. It’s 95% sculpture and architecture. But if you love that and you love history, this is a must see museum!
Sep 14, 2018
The Capitoline Museum collection is incredible and there are masterpieces galore in gorgeous palatial surroundings. The view of the Forum from the Tabularium is a real plus and a superb location for excellent photos and a general overview of the buildings there. The Marcus Aurelius statue is really worth seeing and the history of the Capitoline Hill itself is fascinating. A must see museum in Rome.
Sep 11, 2018
lots to see. not very busy. easily spent 2 hours or more.
Aug 30, 2018
We spent about 6 hours there - it was amazing. There is great art, a view down onto the forum and a restaurant with very good food and service and a fabulous view.
Aug 17, 2018
Superbe visite! Très belles pièces!
Aug 8, 2018
非常好
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