Rome is home to many spectacular museums. The Capitoline Museums (musei capitolini) along with the Borghese Gallery, and the Vatican Museums is one of the more popular museums in Rome. Located on the Piazza del Campidoglio, Capitoline Hill, the museum is a collection of several art and archaeological museums. Greeting the visitors to the museum, at the center of the piazza designed by Michelangelo, is the equestrian statue of Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
Dating from 1471, and opened to the public in 1734 under Pope Clement XII, the Capitoline Museums are considered to be amongst the first public museums in the world. The collection of classical sculpture at the Capitoline museum is one of Italy’s finest, boasting works such as the bronze Lupa Capitolina (Capitoline She-Wolf), the Galata morente (Dying Gaul), Capitoline Venus and the imposing Colossus of Constantine. There’s also a formidable gallery with masterpieces by the likes of Titian, Tintoretto, Rubens and Caravaggio.
The Vusiem app to the Capitoline museums takes you through the different galleries and introduces you to the most important aspects of the collection.
Easy-to-use maps. Helps you zip through the numerous rooms at the museum without getting lost.
Informative and interesting commentaries. Not too long. Not too short. Just right!
Find your favourite artefacts easily. Spend time browsing & not in walking!
Make the best use of your limited time. Be it 1 hour, two hours or the whole day.