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The National Roman Museum: the Diocletian Baths, Rome

(click on photo to enlarge) Il Museo Nazionale Romano: Terme di Diocleziano The National Roman Museum, an institute of the Italian Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (Direzione generale per le antichità) ) Soprintendenza Speciale per I Beni … Continue reading

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The National Roman Museum: Palazzo Massimo, Rome

Il Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme The National Roman Museum, another institute of the Italian Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (Direzione generale per le antichità) ) Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma, is … Continue reading

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The National Archaeological Museum and Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia , Palestrina, Roma

Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Santuario della Fortuna Primigenia, Palestrina, Roma One of the most interesting characteristics of many Italian buildings is the fact that their structures are the results of many centuries of building and rebuilding.  In Rome we can … Continue reading

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The Palace of Museums, Reggio Emilia’s Town Museums.

Il Palazzo dei Musei, Musei Civici di Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia’s Town Museums have been hosted in the San Francesco Palace since 1830. The two floors of the palace host several Ethnographic and Natural History collections, Archaeological collections and an … Continue reading

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The National Archaeological Museum of Abruzzo – Villa Frigerj, Chieti

Il Museo Archeologico Nazionale d’ Abruzzo Villa Frigerj. Chieti, a 60.000 souls city in central Italy, is a pre-roman settlement with legendary roots and today boasts two important archaeological museums. The National Archaeological Museum of Abruzzo “Villa Frigerj”, an institute … Continue reading

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The National Roman Museum: The Altemps Palace, Rome

Il Museo Nazionale Romano.  Palazzo Altemps The National Roman Museum, another institute of the Italian Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (Direzione generale per le antichità), is structured on four sites: the Baths of Diocletian, the Crypta Baldi, … Continue reading

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National Museum of Oriental Art, Rome

Museo Nazionale d’ Arte Orientale “G. Tucci”    The museum is located in the Palazzo Brancaccio and is an institute of the Italian Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (Direzione generale per le antichità). The institute exhibits artifacts … Continue reading

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National Museum of the Early Middle Ages, Rome

Il Museo Nazionale dell’Alto Medioevo.  The museum exhibits artefacts from the late IVth century AD to about the XIth, all recovered from several Italian archeological sites. This historical period, vaguely identified as ‘the dark ages’, is little known and in … Continue reading

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The Ara Pacis museum, Rome

Il Museo dell’ Ara Pacis. The smallest museum collection in the world may well be the one item “Ara Pacis Augustae”, exhibited in its dedicated building in Rome. The Ara Pacis Augustae is an altar dedicated to Peace, the Roman … Continue reading

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