The "Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI Secolo" by Zaha Hadid architects is located just outside the Flaminio district. The futuristic building houses two exhibitions, the MAXXI art and the MAXXI architecture. 


Via Guido Reni 4 A


Musei Vaticani

The "Vatican Museums" are waiting with an incredible wealth of masterpieces. The highlight of the visit is the "Sistine Chapel" with the ceiling painting by Michelangelo. 

Viale Vaticano


Galleria Nazionale d' Arte Moderna

The focus of the exhibition of the "National Gallery of Modern Art" is on works from 1800 to 1950, with artists from Monet to Mondrian. 

Museo Nazionale Romano

The Museum of Classical Roman Art displays sculptures, frescoes, paintings, handicrafts, jewelery and mosaics from the Roman Empire. The neo-renaissance palace houses the most valuable pieces found during excavations in Rome.


Piazza dei Cinquecento


Museo e Galleria Borghese

The "Galleria Borghese" is located in the park Villa Borghese. The Art Gallery has a collection of sculptures and paintings by great Italian artists such as Bernini, Titian, Raffaello, Caravaggio and many more.  

Museo dell' Ara Pacis

In the Museo dell' Ara Pacis you can see the peace altar of Emperor Augustus. The altar made of white marble, with very beautiful reliefs was excavated in 1938. 

Museum Villa Giulia

The Museo Nazionale Etrusco shows the treasures of the Etruscans, a high civilization that lived around 800-90 BC between Rome and Bologna. Interesting sculptures and arts and crafts from pre-Roman times are displayed at the beautiful Villa Giulia.  

Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico

The Museum Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico combines the Prehistoric Collection with the Ethnographic Collection. The exhibition features beautiful pieces of Aztec, Chinese vases and African masks. 


Piazzale Guglielmo Marconi 14, E.U.R.


Museo Nazionale Delle Arti Tradizioni Popolari

The museum "Delle Arti Tradizioni Popolari" preserves folk art items such as costumes, tools and cult objects of the rural population. There are also photos of folk festivals and traditions shown.  

Map Museums in Rome


Travel Guide of Rome

Museums in Rome

The eternal city has many relics of it's glorious past. Rome's museums have accumulated incredible art treasures. The most famous museum of the city is the "Vatican Museum". This is where you can visit the "Sistine Chapel", one of the main attractions of Rome.