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THE ROMAN EMPIRE MUSEUM EXPERIENCE: GUIDED TOUR

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THE ROMAN EMPIRE MUSEUM EXPERIENCE: GUIDED TOUR

Welcome to the world’s first museum! The Empire Roman Museum has a fascinating collection of art and artefacts all telling the fascinating history of Rome.
In 1734 Pope Clementine XII decided to make a significant collection of artwork and ancient sculptures permanently accessible to the people of Rome. With this magnanimous act, he created the world's first museum - it's on top of one of the Seven Hills of Rome, overlooking the Ancient Roman Forum. It's a melting pot of history.

Your professional guide will tell you how the construction on Capitoline Hill began, and how Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Paul III to design the square. The guide will take you through ancient roman history and empire. After you will continue the visit on your own using the innovative videoguide.


elcome to the world’s first museum! The Empire Roman Museum has a fascinating collection of art and artefacts all telling the fascinating history of Rome.
In 1734 Pope Clementine XII decided to make a significant collection of artwork and ancient sculptures permanently accessible to the people of Rome. With this magnanimous act, he created the world's first museum - it's on top of one of the Seven Hills of Rome, overlooking the Ancient Roman Forum. It's a melting pot of history.

Your professional guide will tell you how the construction on Capitoline Hill began, and how Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Paul III to design the square. The guide will take you through ancient roman history and empire. After you will continue the visit on your own using the innovative videoguide.
The first square of modern Rome was created y the genius of Michelangelo, rising on the Capitoline Hill, on the site of an old village and the place dedicated to numerous temples to the Roman deities.
Admire paintings by Caravaggio and other masters.

See the famous she-wolf sculpture featuring Rome's founders Romulus and Remus, and see a treasure chest of items telling the story of Rome, the ancient Caput Mundi.

Highlights
• See a treasure trove of items relating to the history of Rome itself
• Enjoy the central piazza that sits between the museum buildings, stroll its long, elegant lines and appreciate the architecture of Michelangelo overlooking the Roman Forum
• View the historic sculpture of the she-wolf of Rome suckling Romulus and Remus, which tells the foundation myth of the Eternal City
• Before your visit, you will have the opportunity to emerse yourself in ancient Roman times with this intense 15 minute multimedia video showing the before and after effect of all the best sites of Rome including the Colosseum and Underground, Pantheon, Circus Maximum and the Vatican area.
The video is ideal to view before taking your tours as one can appreciate the splendor of how the ruins were in Ancient Roman Times.


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What’s included
Ancient Rome multimedia video 
1h introduction of the Roman Empire Guided
Video guided tour inside the Museums
Admission Ticket with reservation
City digital map

Duration: about 3 hours
Timetable everyday except on the 1st jan / 1st may and 25th dec