Borghese Gallery and Museum

Piazzale Scipione Borghese, (Rome)


Oggi: Chiuso


The Museum houses sculptures, bas-reliefs and mosaics, as well as paintings and sculptures from the 15th to the 19th century. The collection, whose first and most important nucleus dates back to Cardinal Scipione's collectibles (1579-1633), nephew of Pope Paul V, preserves masterpieces by Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Correggio, Antonello da Messina, Giovanni Bellini, in addition to beautiful sculptures by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Canova; remarkable is also the collection of antique marble.

Galleria Borghese offers the following services to the public

-Exhibition of works: The paintings, of ancient and modern sculpture and furnishings of the gallery are arranged in 20 frescoed rooms that, along with the porch and Hall, the rooms of the Museum are open to the public. The works temporarily not visible, because on loan for exhibitions or in restoration, are always replaced with others in deposit and are regularly reported in the captions.
-Access to deposits: The Museum Store, located on the floor above the gallery and excluded from the regular tour, has over 270 works and is regularly open to the public in the manner later better.
-Documentation of the goods: The Museum has set up a documentation centre accessible to the public in the manner indicated in the next section. In the same way is the restoration.
-Printed Catalogs: It was published the short Guide of the gallery in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese. There are also complete catalogues of the collections of paintings, modern sculpture, archaeological collection.
-Educational services: The special Superintendency for Artistic Heritage and folklore heritage and for the Museum of the city of Rome guarantees the control of all scientific educational initiatives, both those that the Museum offers free those that are held by the firm paid dealership.
-Ticket service: For security reasons related to the conformation of the historic building, access to the Museum is regulated in rounds of visits of two hours each, for a maximum of 360 people each, with compulsory exit end turn. The ticket booking for a visit is mandatory. On the occasion of the exhibitions ticket may be subject to surcharge. The free mode and reduction are those provided for by law. The Borghese Gallery is part of the circuit of Rome, Roma Pass + Pass. The ticketing service is given in concession.



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