Palazzo Massimo: world-class museum in Rome

Palazzo Massimo alle Terme hosts ancient Roman and Greek treasures.

Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, one of Rome's four national museums, houses one of the world's finest collections of archaeological and classical art.

Portonaccio sarcophagus

Its vast collection of treasures, spread out across four floors, ranges from Greek and Roman statues in marble and bronze to sarcophagi and high reliefs, frescoes, mosaics, coins and jewels.

Sleeping Hermaphroditus at Palazzo Massimo alle Terme

Highlights of the museum's collection include the marble Lancellotti Discobolus discus thrower, the Sarcophagus of Portonaccio, the Sleeping Hermaphroditus, and the Greek bronze sculpture Boxer at Rest.

Frescoes from Livia's Villa at Palazzo Massimo alle Terme

Located near Rome's central train station Termini, the museum also hosts exquisite garden frescoes from the Villa of Livia Drusilla, wife of emperor Augustus, dating to around 30 BC.

Open Tues-Sun 09.00-19.45. Mon closed. For full details see website.

General Info

Address Largo di Villa Peretti, 2, 00185 Roma RM, Italia

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Palazzo Massimo: world-class museum in Rome

Largo di Villa Peretti, 2, 00185 Roma RM, Italia

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