Founded in 1471, works in the Capitoline Museum form one of the world’s first public collections. Although many of Rome’s treasures have found their way to the Vatican Museum, the Capitoline does boast a very impressive collection of ancient sculpture as well as some 16th and 17th century paintings by the most famous artists of the era.
Highlights: Sculpture: The Dying Gaul An equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius Satyr Resting Boy Extracting a Thorn Fragments of the Colossus of Constantine Capitoline Wolf Paintings: Caravaggio’s St. John the Baptist and Gypsy Fortune-Teller Rubens’ Romulus and Remus Fed by the Wolf Titian’s Baptism of Christ Works by Tintoretto and Veronese
Piazza del Campidoglio 1, Rome
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 9:00 am- 8:00 pm;
Closed Monday. Also closed January 1, May 1 and December 25
Costs: Entrance fee to be paid in cash when picking up the reserved tickets 10 Euro reservation fee per ticket.