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Capitoline Museums

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Overview

Title
Capitoline Museums
Author
Vanessa82
Rating
4.30
Year
1734 AD
Cost
6.5 €
Average visit time
120 minutes
Address
Piazza del Campidoglio, 00186 Rome RM
Hours of operation
9.00am-8.00pm Monday closed
Contacts
Phone: 0682059127
Website: http://www.museicapitolini.org

Description

The Capitoline Museums are located in Campidoglio's Square and is the oldest museum complex in Rome. The Capitoline Museums are housed in two buildings facing each other: Palazzo dei Conservatori and Palazzo Nuovo. It is home to a large art collection consisting of Roman sculptures, including statues of the famous "wolf" and the Emperor Marcus Aurelius on horseback. The museums include the Pinacoteca Capitolina, with two major private collections: Sacchetti and Pio. From the square you can enjoy a splendid panoramic view of the Roman Forum. To get to the Capitoline Museums you can take the subway (Line B) stop at "Colosseo" or bus: from Via dei Fori Imperiali (lines 84, 85, 87, 175, 186, 810, 850) by way of plebiscite (lines 46, 62, 63, 64, 70, 80, 81, 87, 186, 492, 628, 640, 810), Via del Teatro Marcello (lines 44, 63, 81, 95, 160, 170, 175 , 204, 628, 715, 716, 780, 781).

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2/17/2012 15:07
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