Because of the Covid-19 health emergency, the National Roman Museum’s sites are currently operating with different opening times and specific visit routes:
Palazzo Massimo – Palazzo Altemps – Baths of Diocletian
Tuesday to Friday
from 14:00 to 19:45 (last admission 19:00)
Palazzo Massimo – Palazzo Altemps – Baths of Diocletian – Crypta Balbi
Saturday and Sunday
from 10:30 to 19:45 (last admission 19:00)
Tickets cost €10 and provide access to all four National Roman Museum’s sites. They are valid for one week.
A booking fee of € 2,00 applies to all tickets purchased online and from the call centre (licensed tourist guides are exempted from payment of this fee).
Concessions at a reduced price of € 2,00 are available for EU citizens aged between 18 and 25, on presentation of an identity card.
To accommodate the restrictions in place because of the Covid-19 health emergency, a one-way visit route has been established for each of the Museum’s sites in order to avoid visitor flows crossing wherever possible.
- First floor of the Palazzo
- Ground floor
- Second floor
Baths of Diocletian
- Halls in the Baths (VIII, IX, X, XI and XI-bis)
- Michelangelo Cloister
- Small Cloister
- Museum of Written Communication in the Roman World: Rooms 1, 2 and 3
- 16th-century garden
- Ground floor
Conditions for Access
Advance booking only. Admissions are scheduled every 15 minutes and permit access for a maximum of 14 people.
Visitors will only be admitted to the museum sites if they are wearing masks covering nose and mouth and if they have tickets.
Visitors will have their temperatures taken by infrared scanner immediately before admission to the museum sites. This process is mandatory and visitors who refuse will not be admitted. Masks must be worn throughout the visit.
Visitors must sanitise their hands using the gel provided by the Museum and maintain a safe social distance of 1.5 metres, except for families.
Holders of CARD 2020 membership cards must still book admission to the Museum online or through the call centre on +39 06 39967701
(the validity of Card 2020 membership cards has been extended until 31 March 2021).
for individuals, groups and schools:
the service can be purchased from the call
centre on +39 06 39967700 from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00, and on Saturdays from 9:00 to 14:00.
Groups and schools
Visits by groups with and without a guide are permitted for a maximum of 14 participants, including the chaperone/tourist guide.
Visits by school groups with and without a guide are permitted for groups for a maximum of 14 participants, including the chaperone/tourist guide.
Admission is free on presentation of a list of the students and accompanying teachers on letterhead paper from the school concerned.
Visit the National Roman Museum whenever you want and get the chance to explore the exhibitions for an entire year.
The National Roman Museum is trialling an annual Card 2020 membership scheme.
With Card 2020, you can experience the Museum whenever you want, with unlimited access to the four National Museum of Rome sites: Palazzo Altemps, Baths of Diocletian, Palazzo Massimo and Crypta Balbi.
€ 15,00 (18 to 25 years)
€ 2,00 booking fee
Benefits for a full year following activation:
- Free unlimited admission in 2020;
- Free unlimited admission to the exhibitions included in the museum tour in 2020;
- Preferential admission to cultural activities organised by the MNR, subject to availability;
- Monthly newsletter.
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Admission to the National Roman Museum is free for all European Union and non-European Union citizens aged less than 18 years, on presentation of an identity card.
Free admission to the National Roman Museum is also reserved for the following groups:
- Disabled individuals and a relative or other accompanying person who can demonstrate that he/she works in social or health care services;
- Citizens of non-European Union nations, on condition of reciprocity (children under 12 years must be accompanied);
- Tour guides from the European Union in the exercise of their professional activities, on presentation of a valid licence issued by the competent authority;
- Tourist interpreters from the European Union when their assistance is required alongside the guide, on presentation of a valid licence issued by the competent authority;
- Ministry personnel;
- Members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM);
- Groups and parties of students from state and private schools in the European Union, accompanied by their teachers, subject to booking and in the number determined by the head of the institution;
- Students on advanced training courses organised by MiBACT schools (Central Institute for Restoration, Institute for Restoration of Semi-Precious Stones, School for the Restoration of Mosaics);
- Teachers and students enrolled in the fine arts academies or corresponding institutions in the European Union, on presentation of a certificate of registration or enrolment for the current academic year;
- Teachers and students of degree courses, specialist degree courses or post-graduate or doctoral courses in the following faculties: architecture, cultural heritage conservation, educational sciences or literature and philosophy with an archaeological or history/arts specialisation. The same concessions are granted to teachers and students of corresponding faculties and courses from European Union institutions. Free admission is granted to students on presentation of a certificate of enrolment for the current academic year and to teachers on presentation of an appropriate document;
- Teachers of art history from high schools, on presentation of an appropriate document;
- Journalists, on presentation of an appropriate document proving their professional credentials;
- For reasons of study or research, certified by schools or universities, academies and research and cultural institutes in Italy and abroad, or by the Ministry, or for specific motivated requirements, the heads of the institutions may allow free admission to the exhibition spaces for which they are responsible for specified periods to persons making corresponding requests;
- Licensed tourist guides from the European Union;
- Teaching staff under permanent or short-term contracts with Italian schools are permitted free admission to the museums, archaeological areas and sites and monumental complexes owned by the Government.