Museums: Rome

Museo del Tasso
This museum is situated in the convent of S.Onofrio Church where the poet Tasso died. There are editions and translations of his works, his funeral mask, relics and various furnishings. At Piazza di S. Onofrio 2, 00165 Rome (RM).
Museo Degli Strumenti Musicali
Exhibition of some very rare and precious musical instruments from the antiquity to the end of 17th century. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 08:30-19:30. At Piazza S. Croce in Gerusalemme 9a, 00185 Rome (RM).
Keats-Shelley Memorial House
At the foot of the Spanish Steps, the house contains the room in which the poet John Keats died in 1821 and serves as a museum celebrating the English Romantic poets. Open Monday to Saturday. At Piazza di Spagna 26, a short walk from Spagna Metro Station
Galleria Colonna
Inside the Palazzo Colonna is one of the most famous collections in the city. Open on Saturday from 09:00-13:00. The gallery is closed in August. At Piazza Santi Apostoli 66, 00187 Rome (RM).
Barberini Gallery
Exhibiting art pieces from the XII-XVIth centuries. Online ticket booking available. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 08:30-19:30. At Via delle Quattro Fontane 13, 00184 Rome (RM).
Napoleonic Museum
Museum that has a great number of relics of the Bonaparte family on show. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00-19:00. At Palazzo Primoli, Piazza di Ponte Umberto I 1, 00186 Rome (RM).
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
A collection that is located inside the Villa Giulia and contains a great number of precious materials of Etruscan and Faliscan civilizations. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 08:30-19:30. At Piazzale di Villa Giulia 9, 00196 Rome (RM).
The Ara Pacis Museum
Based on Lungotevere in Augusta in the historical centre this newly restored museum is open all days except Mondays and public holidays from 09:00-19:00. Entrance costs €8.
Galleria Comunale dArte Moderna e Contemporanea
Collection of modern art. Numerous works of B.Pinelli are on show here. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 09:00-19:00 and Sunday from 09:00-14:00. At Via F. Crispi 24, 00187 Rome (RM).
Museum Of Roman Civilization
The museum in the area of Roma Eur contains pieces of artwork that give much information about the history of Rome. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00-14:00. At Piazza G. Agnelli 8-10, 00144 Rome (RM).
Museo Dell Alto Medioevo
An archaeological museum in the area of Roma Eur, exhibiting pieces from IV-Xth centuries. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00-19:30 and during holidays from 09:00-14:00. At Viale Lincoln 3, 00144 Rome (RM).
National Gallery Of Modern Art (GNAM)
Inside the Palazzo delle Belle Arti one can find important collection of work from XIX-XXth century painters. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 08:30–19:30. At Viale delle Belle Arti 131, 00196 Rome (RM).
Museo Barracco
Museum with a collection of Egyptian, Assyrian, Greek and Roman art. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 09:00-19:00 and Sunday from 09:00-13:00. At Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 168, 00186 Rome (RM).
Associazione Culturale Novartes
Guided tours with live baroque concerts on original instruments in Romes museums and historical places of interest. Weekly events all year long.
Musei Capitolini
Italian and European art work from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00-20:00. Online ticket office available. At Piazza del Campidoglio 1, 00186 Rome (RM).
Biblioteca e Raccolta Teatrale del Burcardo
Wide range of masks, puppets, dresses, pictures and photos from the theatre in the 18th and 19th centuries are on show. At Via del Sudario 44, 00186 Rome (RM).
Museum and Gallery Borghese
This museum contains many unique sculptures and paintings. Among them there are the works of Bernini and Canova. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00-19:00. Online ticket booking available. At Piazzale del Museo Borghese 5, 00197 Rome (RM).
Spada Gallery
Small collection of art work by cardinal Bernardino Spada. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 08:30-19:30. At Piazza Capo di Ferro 13, 00186 Rome (RM).
Casa di Pirandello
This is the house where the great Italian writer lived and where his books and documents are still preserved today. Open Tuesday and Thursday from 08:30-13:00. At Via Antonio.
Galleria Corsini
The art collection of the Corsini family. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 08:30-13:30. At Via della Lungara 10, 00165 Rome (RM).
Galleria Doria Pamphilj
This Gallery holds a large number of seventeenth century masterpieces. Open every day except Thursday from 10:00-17:00. At Piazza del Collegio Romano 2, 00186 Rome (RM).
Museo Mario Praz
This is the apartment where the art collector Praz lived and it houses pieces of antique furniture, 18th-century landscapes, ivory-works and miniature paintings. Open Monday from 14:30-18:30 and Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00-13:00 and 14:30-18:30.
Galleria Nazionale di San Luca
This Gallery is located inside the Palazzo Carpegna, which is the seat of the Academy. Open Monday to Saturday from 10:00-12:30. At Piazza dellAccademia di San Luca 77, 00187 Rome (RM).
Museum of Rome
The Museum of Rome holds articles from furniture and carriages to mosaics, ceramics and tapestries, all from medieval times to the first half of the 20th century. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00-19:00. At Via di San Pantaleo 10, 00186 Rome (RM).
National Museum of Pasta Foods
The Museo Nazionale delle Paste Alimentari has many exhibits showing how pasta is made, how it is used and its history. Open every day from 09:30-17:30. At Piazza Scanderbeg 117, Rome, near the Trevi Fountain.
Casa di Goethe
Goethe lived in this house and now it is a museum dedicated to his travels around Italy. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00-18:00. At Via del Corso 18, 00186 Rome (RM).
The National Roman Museum
Museum divided into 4 sites, Palazzo Altemps in Piazza SantAppollinare near Piazza Navona, The Crypta Balbi in Via delle Botteghe, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme in Largo di Villa Peretti and the Diocletian Baths in Via E di Nicola.
Museo Centrale del Risorgimento
The museum is located inside the Vittorianos complex and contains art work from the second half of the 18th century up to the end of the First World War. Open daily from 09:30-17:00. At Via di S. Pietro in Carcere, 00186 Rome (RM).
Musei Vaticani
Vast complex of museums containing one of the largest art collections in the world. It includes the Sistine Chapel. Open every day except Sunday from 08:45-15:20 and Saturday from 08:45-12:20. At Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City (RM).
Museo Nazionale del Palazzo di Venezia
Collection of a big variety of paintings, marble and wooden sculptures, as well as collections of ceramics, silvery, tapestry, ivory and jewellery. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 08:30-19:30. At Via del Plebiscito 118, 00196 Rome (RM).
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant Angelo
Remarkable papal chambers decorated by stucco, friezes, tapestries, frescoes and ceramics. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00-19:30. At Lungotevere Castello 50, 00193 Rome (RM).
Musei Capitolini - Centrale Montemartini
Built around the old machinery of the first power station of Rome with sculptures and precious artistic handworks placed around it. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 09:30-19:00. At Viale Ostiense 106, 00154 Rome (RM).
Jewish Museum of Rome
Museum that represents the Jewish Community in Rome. There is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the memory of Nazi persecutions and the deportation of the Jewish into the concentration camps.