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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Capitoline Museums

Rome: Private Capitoline Museums Tour

Product ID: 355165
With a professional tour guide, explore the oldest European public collection of antiquities. After discovering all of the museum's highlights, don't miss the incredible views over the Roman Forum from above.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about Capitoline Square, designed by Michelangelo
  • Enter the oldest European public collection of antiquities
  • Admire the famous statue of the She Wolf, the symbol of Rome
  • Visit the Marcus Aurelius Exedra and the bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius
  • Enjoy the incredible views over the Roman Forum from the museum
Full description
Discover the oldest European public collection of antiquities created by Pope Sixtus IV at the end of the 15th century. This Museum is designed to help you to make all the pieces of old Roman history fit together.

You'll begin with the magnificent Capitoline Square, designed by Michelangelo, before entering the museum to learn about incredible marble and bronze statues. Take the chance to see the symbol of Rome, the "She Wolf", before entering the Marcus Aurelius Exedra.

The bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius dates back to the 2nd century A.D. Following the statue, you can admire the archaeological ruins of the ancient Capitoline Temple of Jupiter before taking in the incredible views over the Roman Forum from the museum.
Includes
  • Tickets
  • Professional, local guide
  • Private tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the statue of Marcus Aurelius, located in the middle of the square. Your guide will hold a sign with your name and will issue you your tickets.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• This tour will take place rain or shine
• There is one elevator, but it does not serve all levels of the museum
Organized by

Rome Guides

Product ID: 355165