A day filled with art and nature for kids, to explore a museum dedicated to children and one of the most famous parks in Rome, Villa Borghese.
It is absolutely recommended to walk from one place to another since all the locations are in or around the Park Villa Borghese.
Time Required: It takes about 8 hours to visit the sites mentioned , depending on the amount of time you decide to stay in the museums.
The itinerary starts from the subway stop "Flaminio" (Line A), or from the Flaminio Train Station. Once off the subway, turn right onto via Flamino to take your children to the Explora Kids Museum, dedicated to children under 12 years old. It takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes to tour the museum, and are set at intervals. Double check starting times of each tour so you don’t have to wait. After the museum, come back to small piazza at the beginning of Via George Washington that will bring you directly into the park of Villa Borghese. The first stop is at the Carlo Bilotti Museum, where you can admire the greats works of Giorgio de Chirico, including the beautiful sculpture of Hector and Andromache. De Chirico’s style is quite imaginative and is often considered fun and interesting for a younger audience. Continue along the main road in the park you will come across Siena's Square, where equestrian competitions are still held. Closeby you’ll find the Casina di Raffaello, which is a type of play area where exhibitions and fun events for kids are organized. After that, you can spend the afternoon at the Bioparco, the famous Roman zoo known for its conservation practices, where you can see many species of exotic animals.
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