Barraco Museum - Roma

Giovanni Barraco, a Calabrian gentleman and antique amateur, gave away all of his belongings to the city of Rome in 1904. Composed of Etruscan, Greek, Roman, Egyptian works, the collection was first displayed at Corso Vittorio Emanuele II but the Ancient Sculpture Museum was destroyed because of the reconstruction of the adjacent road. Kept for 10 years, the collection was shown to the public again in 1948 at the Farnesina ai Baullari, a Renaissance palace built in 1523. It is temporarily closed for restoration.

To see: the Egyptian antiques (3,000 B.C.), the Greek works made by the school of Polycletus, XIIth century mosaics originally belonging to the first Saint-Peter Basilica, Phenician, Assyrian, Roman, hellenistic and medieval works of art.


From tuesday - sunday, 9.00-18.00
24 and 31 december, 9.00-13.00
Closed on Monday



Address : Corso Vittorio Emanuele 166/A Roma Italy

Phone : '+39 06 82059127

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