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National Museum of the History of Spaghetti and Pasta
P.zza Scanderberg, 117 - tel. 066991119 opening hours: 9.30a.m.-12.30p.m. / 6p.m.-7p.m. every day. Entrance L. 12.000 - L. 6.000 for teen-agers with less than 18 years and soldiers in uniform. Earphones with guide in 6 languages, every visitor will receive a little present

A unique museum in the world, it shows a rich patrimony of the history of pasta with its relative machinery, objects and documents.


Antiquarium comunale
V.le Parco del Celio, 22 - tel. 7001569
Summer opening hours. 9a.m.-7p.m.,holiday 9a.m.-1.30p.m. - closed Monday Winter opening hours. 9a.m.-5p.m., - holiday 9a.m.-1.30p.m. - closed Monday
Entrance: L. 3750 - L. 2500 under 18 e over 60 years.

This is both a museum and an archeological storehouse :
marble from architectural and funeral structures, statues, mosaics and frescos, hydraulic elements and instrumentum domesticum from Roman times.

Museum of Music Instruments
P.zza di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, 9/a - tel. 067014796 opening hours: 9a.m -7p.m.; closed Monday Entrance: L. 4.000 - Free: less than 18 and over 60 years old...

About three thousand different instruments which help us to reconstruct the history from the first antique instruments to those of our century. Odd sections dedicated to exotic and portable instruments.

Museo del Corso Real
Via del Corso, 320 - Rome
VISITING HOURS- 11AM. - 8 PM ; Closed on Mondays
ENTRANCE FEES : Lit. 10.000 - Lit. 7.000 below 18 and over 60 years of age

Art and virtual reality feature in a new museum just opened in the center of Rome. Archeological museum.

Baroque Museum
Via dei Baullari, 1 - tel. 68806848
O opening hours: 9a.m.-7p.m.; sun. 9a.m.-1p.m.; closed Monday
Entrance L. 3.750, with exhibition L. 10.000 - students L. 2.500.

Extensive collection of testimonies of the most ancient Mediterranean civilizations: the Egyptian, the Minoan, the Cretan, the Etruscan, Greek and Roman.

Museum of Roman Civilization
Piazza Agnelli, 10 - tel. 5926135
Opening hours: 9a.m.-7p.m.; sun. and holidays 9a.m.-1p.m.; closed Monday Entrance L. 5.000. Free: less than 18 and over 60 years old

An impressive ammount of reproductions testifies the Roman civilization in all its aspects.

Modern Comunal Gallery
Via F. Crispi, 24 - tel. 4742848
Opening hours: 9a.m.-6.30p.m.; Sun and holidays 9a.m.-1.30p.m. - closed Monday
Entrance L. 10.000 - Cheap fare L. 5.000. Free: less than 18 and over 60 years.

It is housed in a former convent of the discalced Carmelites, here we can admire works of art of the last two centuries; among others: Rodin, Balla, De Pisis, Prampolini, CarrĂ .

National Gallery of Antique Arts
Palazzo Barberini, Via IV Fontane, 13 - tel. 4814430
Opening hours: 9a.m.-2p.m.; closed Monday
Entrance: L. 8.000 - Free: less than 18 and over 60 years

An extensive collection of works of art dating back to the XV up to the XIX century ( Raffaello, Tiziano, Lotto and Caravaggio).

Museum of the late Middle Ages
Via Lincoln, 3 - tel. 5915656
Opening hours: 9a.m.-2p.m.; Sun. and holidays 9a.m.-1p.m.
Entrance: L. 4.000 - Free: less than 18 and over 60 years old

A museum of national interest for its richness and variety of archeological findings: precious kits found in Longobard tombs, building material, marble furnishings, pottery, cloths and also imported jewels.

Napoleonic Museum
Piazza di Ponte Umberto Primo - tel. 68806286
Opening hours: 9a.m -7p.m.; Sun. and holidays 9a.m.-1.30p.m. - closed Monday Entrance: L. 3.750 -: L. 2.500 for students with card Free : less than 18 and over 60 years old.

Museum displays Napoleonic relics, family keepsakes and works of art collected by Count Giuseppe Primoli, a descedent on the female side of the Bonaparte family.

Museum of the Jewish Comunity of Rome
Lungotevere de' Cenci (Center) Tel. 06.6875051.
Buses: 15, 23, 713, 95, 57
Opening Hours: 9.30 am - 1.30 pm.; 2pm- 5 pm.; Friday until 2 pm.; Sun. until 12.30 pm. closed Sat. and Jewish holidays.
Entrance: 8.000 L. ; 5.000 L. for schools.

The "Permanent Exhibition of The Jewish Comunity of Rome" is worth a visit, especially if you are accompanied by the explanations given by a museum guide. Texts, illustrations, ceremonial silver , furnishing and ancient fabrics bear witness to this historical tragedy as well as other salient stages in the lifes of the Jewish People in Rome.

Museum of popular arts and customs
Piazza Marconi, 10 - tel. 5816563
Opening hours: 9a.m. -2p.m.; Sun. and holiday 9a.m.- 1p.m.
Entrance: L.4.000 - Free: less than 18 and over 60 years old.

It is the only museum which collects dates, documents and objects belonging to the material, ritual and ceremonial culture of the Italian popular world.

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