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Palazzo Massimo alle Terme (Museo Nazionale Romano), Rome

Palazzo Massimo alle Terme (Museo Nazionale Romano), Rome (must see)

The National Roman Museum is a vast complex spread out over four buildings, one of which is the Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, built as a Jesuit seminary in 1887 on the site of a villa that once belonged to Pope Sixtus V. This part of the Museo Nazionale displays iconographic artifacts from the Flavian Age to the end of the late Empire, and 1st century BC frescoes salvaged from imperial villas. There are two fine copies of “The Discus Thrower” by Myron. There is a mummy in its sarcophagus with jewelry items, found in 1964 on via Cassia. There is also an important coin and jewelry collection, along with many statues to see.

Why You Should Visit:
The wall paintings transported here from the Casa di Livia are quite stunning, but there are also some wonderful mosaics and sculptures, including the bronze Boxer – surprisingly moving.
The building is airy and there are several excellent restrooms, plus cloakroom and gift shop. The only thing lacking is a café, but there is one in the square opposite which compensates.

Tip:
If you visit, take the lift to the 2nd floor and then work your way down.
It is possible to buy a ticket that allows you to see the three other Museo Nazionale venues, in the span of 5 days.

Operation Hours:
Tue-Sun: 9am-7:45pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Sight Name: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme (Museo Nazionale Romano)
Sight Location: Rome, Italy
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

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