Capitoline Museums is a museum that consists of numerous little art and archaeological museums that is situated in the Piazza del Campidoglio building at the top of Capitoline Hill in the Italian city of Rome. The museum was established in 1471 as a place where art could be enjoyed. The museums contain sculptures from ancient times, as well as collections of paintings, jewellery, coins, medals and much more.
The museums can be reached by most bus routes travelling through the city but the main routes that stop very close to the museum are the 64, 87 and 119 buses.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days a week, Tuesday to Sunday 9.30am-7.30pm; last admission is set for one hour before closing. Admission prices are set at 14 euros for adults with concession prices available starting at 12 euros and working down through various age categories. It is advised to book in advance online as queuing on the day can be lengthy. Audio guides are available in various languages.