The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

Capitoline Museums

The Capitoline Museums (Musei Capitolini) is made up of a group of art and archaeological museums in Piazza del Campidoglio, on top of the Capitoline Hill in Rome.

The Capitoline Museums are composed of three main buildings surrounding the Piazza and interlinked by an underground gallery. The Masterpieces of the Capitoline Museums include:

Further information about the Capitoline Museums is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   Capitoline Museums
  • City:                       Rome
  • Established:        1734
  • Type:                     Art and Archaeological Museums

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“It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.” Julius Caesar

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