The ministry of fine arts has announced that every weekend until 5 and 6 of May 2007 there will guided tours to the historic rooms (Saloni Storici) of the Palazzo Venezia which are normally not accessible to public except during special exhibitions. These includes the Sala Regia, the Sala delle Battaglie, the Sala del Mappamondo and the Appartamento Barbo, which make up the piano nobile of the palace. The tours will be included in the normal entrance ticket to the museum, which includes pictures, porcelain, bronzes and armour, as well as a recently-opened lapidarium in the secret garden of the Palazzetto S. Marco.

The tours will take place at 10.00 and 12.00 every Saturday and Sunday until 6 May.

Tues-Sun 09.00