Top List of Museums in Rome

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Rome that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Rome to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Rome page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. Basilica Santa Maria Degli Angeli E Dei Martiri

    #1 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Basilica Santa Maria Degli Angeli E Dei Martiri

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Museum

    Address: Piazza della Repubblica, Roma, Italy

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    A church designed by none other than Michelangelo, Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiti dwells over the remains of an ancient bathhouse. The entrance is a giant brick niche from the Baths of Dioclet...Read more

  2. Castle San' Angelo

    #2 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Castle San' Angelo

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Statue, Architecture

    Address: Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00186 Rome, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Once upon a time the tallest building in Rome, this structure has served a lot of purposes since its construction, the latest being a museum. Originally commissioned by Emperor Hadrian, was to be used...Read more

  3. Hadrian's Villa

    #3 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Hadrian's Villa

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Largo Marguerite Yourcenar, 1, 00010 Tivoli RM, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    An open-air museum, this is one of the finest architectural masterpieces of the Roman world. Built as a private summer residence between AD 118 to 134; the Villa spans over an area of 120 hectares. Th...Read more

  4. Centrale Montemartini

    #4 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Centrale Montemartini

    Tags: Statue, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: Via Ostiense, 106, 00154 Rome, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    If you are weary from the tiring museum hopping, do drop in to this unique place. This is not the average history lesson that you can expect from an architectural museum. The Centrale Montemartini is ...Read more

  5. National Roman Museum - Baths Of Diocletian

    #5 of 44 Museums in Rome
    National Roman Museum - Baths Of Diocletian

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Viale Enrico De Nicola, 79, 00185 Roma, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    One of the most impressive thermal complexes built in Rome, these baths date back to 298 and 306 CE and span over an enormous area of 13 hectares. With a capacity to accommodate up to 3000 people at a...Read more

  6. National Roman Museum Palace Of Altemps

    #6 of 44 Museums in Rome
    National Roman Museum Palace Of Altemps

    Tags: History Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Piazza di Sant'Apollinare, 46RomeRM, Lazio 00186, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:45 pm Details

    This is another branch of National Roman Museum which houses important collection of antiquity like Greek and Roman sculptures from the 16th and 17th century. These collectibles were contributed by th...Read more

  7. National Roman Museum Palazzo Massimo Alle Terme

    #7 of 44 Museums in Rome
    National Roman Museum Palazzo Massimo Alle Terme

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site, Statue, Sculpture

    Address: Largo di Villa PerettiRomeRM, Lazio 00185Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:45 pm Details

    Spread over four floors, this branch of national Roman Museum is housed in the 19th century neo-classical palace. Exhibiting world’s most prominent collection of classical art, the museum displa...Read more

  8. National Roman Museum- Crypta Balbi

    #8 of 44 Museums in Rome
    National Roman Museum- Crypta Balbi

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Via delle Botteghe Oscure, 31, 00186 Roma, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:45 pm Details

    This vast portico which rose in ancient times also served as an annexe of the theatre erected by Cornelius Balbus in 13 BCE and today, serves as a branch of National Roman Museum in Rome. The building...Read more

  9. Capitoline Museums

    #9 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Capitoline Museums

    Tags: History Museum, Statue, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Piazza del Campidoglio, 1, 00186 Rome, Italy

    Timings: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Situated on the Capitoline Hills in Rome, this collection of historical and archaeological museums is very well known for a number of reasons. The most symbolic aspect of these museums is the architec...Read more

  10. Maxxi - Museo Nazionale Delle Arti Del XXI Secolo

    #10 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Maxxi - Museo Nazionale Delle Arti Del XXI Secolo

    Tags: Exhibition , Specialty Museum, Workshop

    Address: Via Guido Reni, 4a, 00196 Roma, Italy

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Managed by a foundation constituted by the Ministry of cultural heritage and Activites headed by Givanna Melandri, MAXXI operates as a place for conservation and reservation of art. Organizing various...Read more

  11. Ara Pacis Museum

    #11 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Ara Pacis Museum

    Tags: Military Museum, Architecture

    Address: Lungotevere in Augusta, 00186 Roma, Italy

    Timings: 09:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Among the many different kinds of museums that are present in Rome, one of the most unique is the Ara Pacis museum. The Museo dell Ara Pacis was constructed under the commission of Emperor Augustus in...Read more

  12. Jewish Museum

    #12 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Jewish Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, History Museum, Historical Site, Synagogue

    Address: Lungotevere De' Cenci, 00186 Roma, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located in the monumental building of the great synagogue, this museum was opened in 1960. Exhibiting the collection of the Jewish community of Rome, the museum displays silverware from 17th and 18th ...Read more

  13. National Etruscan Museum

    #13 of 44 Museums in Rome
    National Etruscan Museum

    Tags: History Museum, Garden, Historical Site

    Address: Piazzale di Villa Giulia, 9, 00197 Roma RM, Italy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Located in the Villa Borghese area, the Villa Giulia was constructed as a country retreat for Pope Julius III. It hosted a collection of statues which were later moved to the Vatican museums. The cons...Read more

  14. Keats-shelley House

    #14 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Keats-shelley House

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Piazza di Spagna, 26, 00187 Roma, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Keats-Shelley House is the place where the renowned poet John Keats breathed his last. The unfortunate romantic lost his life at the age of 25. Just about a year later another poet drowned and los...Read more

  15. Diocletian Bath And The Octagonal Hall

    #15 of 44 Museums in Rome
    Diocletian Bath And The Octagonal Hall

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Hall

    Address: Viale Enrico De Nicola, 79, 00185 Roma, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    The Diocletian Bath and the Octagonal Hall are only ruins today, but the museum depicts how huge the bath and hall was and innovative and decorative the looked like. At a time, 3000 people could use t...Read more

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