Free museum week in Rome from 5-10 March 2019

Italian culture ministry opens doors of state museums for free in March.

State museums and archaeological sites in Rome and across Italy will be open for free for six days in a row, from 5-10 March 2019, as part of Italy's first edition of Settimana dei Musei.

The free museum week is included in a package of 20 days of free admission to state museums, first announced by Italy's culture minister Alberto Bonisoli last year.

The 2019 free museum week is preceded by a free museum Sunday on 3 March, meaning there will be a total of seven free museum days between 3 and 10 March. 

In addition museums remain free for those under 18 while young people aged between 18 and 25 will pay the new reduced rate of €2 to enter museums and archaeological sites.

Information can be found by following the hashtags #IoVadoAlMuseo and #SettimanaDeiMusei as well as checking the Io Vado al Museo website.