8 Museums are Permanently Free in Rome with No Exceptions!

Italy, Rome Guide (B): 8 Museums are Permanently Free in Rome with No Exceptions!

If 2014 marked the start of free visits to Italian landmarks on the first Sunday of the month, for the city of Rome it meant that 8 city-run museums are now permanently free.

Every day of the year – except when they’re closed of course, i.e. on Mondays – for everyone, with no distinction of age or passport.

As mentioned in the headline they host prehistoric relics, archaeology items, sculptures, memorabilia and contemporary artworks.

Four of them are in the city center: the Giovanni Barracco Museum and the Napoleonic Museum are near Navona square, whereas the Carlo Bilotti Center and the house museum Pietro Canonica are in the middle of Villa Borghese, the largest downtown park.

The Archaeology sites are in the southern part of the city, the prehistory one is in the Nort-east of Rome. The Roman Republic and Garibaldi museum is on the very top of the Janiculum Hill.

The Napoleonic Museum and the Carlo Bilotti center often host exhibitions that have a separate but very reasonable fee: 1,50€. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 8 Museums are Permanently Free in Rome with No Exceptions!
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: museum of Casal De’ Pazzi   Maxentius Villa   Wall Museum   Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco   Castle-shaped house museum   museum of the Roman Republic and Garibaldi   Napoleonic Museum   Carlo Bilotti  
Author: Giorgio Schiavoni
Read it on author's website: http://www.buzzinrome.com/2014/11/15/7-museums-become-free-in-rome-archaeology-sculpture-history-and-art-for-nothing/

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