Museum Night in Rome on 19 May 2018

Rome's museums, galleries and cultural academies stay open until 02.00.

Notte dei Musei is scheduled on Saturday 19 May, with the late opening of Rome's state, municipal and private-run museums, galleries, monuments and archaeological sites, from 20.00 until 02.00, with last entry at 01.00.

There is a symbolic entry fee of €1, which includes free performances of live music, theatre and dance, however certain venues such as participating foreign academies are completely free.

This is the tenth year that Italy has been involved in Museum Night which has taken place annually across Europe since 2005.

Full details of the Rome programme can be found on the Musei in Comune Roma website while for up-to-date exhibition information in English see Wanted in Rome's What’s On section.

Photo La Repubblica