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Museums, Monuments and Places of art just a click away

Roma a casa vostra - Musei, monumenti e luoghi d'arte

The masterpieces and the artistic heritage of Rome's thousand-year history are now easily accessible on the web and social channels. Here, the museums, monuments and places of interest which are just a click away: from virtual tours, offering a 360-degree immersive experience, to permanent collections, revealed through photographs, videos, stories, podcast; from the magnificent squares to the monuments famous all over the world.

  • Virtual Tours. A digital journey through eight Museums run by Roma Capitale and their masterpieces: a full-screen visit to the rooms of the Capitoline Museums, Trajan's Markets - Museo dei Fori Imperiali, Ara Pacis Museum, Napoleonic Museum, Centrale Montemartini, Museo delle Mura, Museo di Roma and Casino Nobile of Villa Torlonia, enriched with multimedia content, 360° photographs to virtually move around the rooms, information panels of the rooms and works of art, smart maps, photo galleries, videos, the "not to be missed" section. Furthermore, thanks to the latest generation drones, the virtual tours of Centrale Montemartini, Museo delle Mura and Museo di Roma offer an unprecedented view of the rooms and works from above. The visit is available on all types of devices.
  • Vatican Museums: on line, the virtual tours of the Museums sections, including Raphael's Rooms and the Sistine Chapel, and the complete collections to explore, told through photographs, videos and texts.
  • The Loggia of Cupid and Psyche at Villa Farnesina: an interactive system allows you to discover and admire in detail the stories of Cupid and Psyche, the artwork by Raphael, Giulio Romano and Giovan Francesco Penni, the pergola and animal species, made by Giovanni da Udine based on a design by Raphael.
  • Parco Archeologico del Colosseo: just one click to admire the extraordinary archaeological heritage of the area, from the "Mirabilia", a selection of the masterpieces of the heart of ancient Rome to the impressive collection of finds and statues of the Palatine Museum, and the numerous videos, news and live on the official website and social channels. Furthermore, on YouTube, not to be missed a rich collection of videos of archaeology lessons, meetings, restorations works, and music.
  • Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica Barberini e Corsini: on the social channels, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is online the narration about the two museums and their splendid art collections, which include paintings and sculptures by the greatest artists of all times.
  • Museo Nazionale Romano: on the social channels, the museums continues the narration about its four locations and splendid collections, through works of art, fascinating facts and games.
  • Galleria Borghese: on the museum official website, the villa, the rooms and the masterpieces, to be admired through texts, photographs and detailed captions of the artworks. An amazing 360° interactive tour is available on ItalyArt portal.
  • Domus Romane of Palazzo Valentini: a video to admire and to see virtually back to life the remains of the splendid patrician Domus of the Imperial Rome, belonging to the powerful families of the time, with mosaics, decorated walls, polychrome floors, flagstones and other finds.
  • Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere: a virtual tour with a three-dimensional reconstruction of the splendid Basilica to ideally enter the chapels, admire the mosaics in the apse and the altarpieces and walk on the precious marble on the floor.
  • Basilicas and Papal Chapels: on the website of the Holy See, the virtual tours of Saint Peter's, Saint John Lateran, Saint Paul outside the Walls and Saint Mary Major, and the splendid and suggestive papal chapels, including the Redemptoris Mater and Pauline Chapels.
  • Basilica of Santa Maria sopra Minerva: 360° virtual tour of the beautiful basilica near the Pantheon, where the frescoes by Filippino Lippi, the paintings by Antoniazzo Romano and the Risen Christ, Michelangelo's masterpiece, are preserved.
  • Palazzo del Quirinale: virtual tours (with audio and text available in Italian, English, French, Spanish and Russian), virtual reality and 3D reconstruction to admire the splendid palace and its famous gardens.
  • Senato della Repubblica: virtual tour of four institutional buildings, Palazzo Madama,Palazzo Giustiniani, Palazzo Carpegna and Palazzo Minerva, using a 3D model with a written and audio description.
  • Palazzo Farnese: the splendid 16th-century palace, seat of the French Embassy, ​​extraordinarily opens its doors to a virtual visit to admire the superb architecture and marvellous frescoes, the work of some of the greatest Italian artists.
  • The Jewish Museum of Rome: virtual tour of the museum, located on the premises of the Great Synagogue, which preserves magnificent artefacts and the precious documents that narrate the over 2000-year history of the Jews of Rome, the relation-ship between the Jews and the City, the yearly cycle of Jewish Holidays and the Jewish life Cycle.
  • Google Arts & Culture: the online platform provides high-resolution images of artworks and virtual tours of museums and galleries, such as the MAXXI, Museo Nazionale Romano - Terme di Diocleziano, the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Capitoline Museums, Centrale Montemartini, Trajan's Market, Ara Pacis Museum, Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco, Museo della Civiltà Romana, Museo delle Mura, Museum of Rome, Napoleonic Museum, Casa Museo Alberto Moravia, Galleria d'Arte Moderna of Roma Capitale, Museo Carlo Bilotti, Museo Pietro Canonica, Museum of Rome in Trastevere and Villa Torlonia Museums.
  • Keats-Shelley House: panoramic virtual tour of the final home of John Keats, one of the greatest English poets. In the company of one live guides, participants will be able to explore the rooms of the museum, which keeps letters, literary manuscripts, portraits, and relics of the Romantics, including the apartment where Keats died in 1821 as well as other rooms dedicated to Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley, and Lord Byron. Info and booking on the official website.
  • Mausoleo di Augusto: the interactive history of the monument and its restoration project in reproduction with made-up images 3d models.
  • Tivoli: the beautiful city, a few km from Rome, reveals itself through the virtual tours of its artistic and architectural gems, such as Villa d'Este, Villa Adriana, the Temple of Vesta, Saint Lawrence's Cathedral, the Church of Saint Mary Major and the Sanctuary of Hercules Victor.

Don't miss our itineraries and fascinating facts in the dedicated pages!

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