[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thanks to the initiative promoted by the Mibact (Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities), every first Sunday of each month you can access all museums, archaeological parks, monumental gardens and galleries in Rome for free!
Sunday at the Museum (in the Summer too!)
Since 2014, the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities promotes #DomenicalMuseo (#SundayattheMuseum), the initiative that gives everyone the possibility to visit over 480 sites for free, including monuments, archaeological sites, monumental parks, museums and galleries of the rich Italian cultural heritage.
Below the attractions that can be visited thanks to this initiative:
- National Etruscan Museum in Villa Giulia
• Villa dei Quintili
• Archaeological Park of Ostia Antica
• Baths of Caracalla
• Galleria Spada
• National Prehistoric Ethnographic “L. Pigorini” Museum
• Borghese Gallery (reservation required)
• Tomb of Cecilia Metella
• Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli
• Villa d’Este in Tivoli
• National Roman Museum (Palazzo Massimo, Baths of Diocletian, Crypta Balbi, Palazzo Altemps)
• National Gallery of Ancient Art Palazzo Barberini
• National Gallery of Ancient Art Palazzo Corsini
• National Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions
• Archaeological Park of the Colosseum: Colosseum and Roman Forum
More information can be found at:
• the MiBACT website;
• the Turismo Roma website of Roma Capitale.
In addition to the museums mentioned above, the Civic Museums of the Municipal Museum System also support the Sunday at the Museum initiative:
• Capitoline Museums
• Centrale Montemartini
• Trajan’s Markets
• Museo di Roma in Palazzo Braschi
• The Ara Pacis Museum
• Museo di Roma in Trastevere
• Musei di Villa Torlonia
• Civic Museum of Zoology
• National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome
Exhibitions inside the museums may not always be included in the free ticket, and the usual fare may be applied.
It is strongly recommended to call the museum to make sure it is actually open and to get there well in advance for avoiding the long queues on free Sundays.