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Little-known museums in and around Rome

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Published by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

  • Rome (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Museums -- Italy -- Rome -- Guidebooks.,
    • Rome (Italy) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Rachel Kaplan.
      LC ClassificationsAM55.R6 K36 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 p. :
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6778150M
      ISBN 100810929147
      LC Control Number00020535

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Vatican Museums (Rome): The galleries that constitute the Musei Vaticani are loaded with papal treasures accumulated over the centuries. Musts include the Sistine Chapel, such ancient Greek and Roman sculptures as “Laocoön” and “Belvedere Apollo,” the frescoed “Stanze” executed by Raphael (among which is his “School of Athens”), and endless collections of pagan Greco-Roman.

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Scott Schild for 12 little-known museums in Upstate NY. By Chuck D'Imperio | Contributing writer. As the author of the book, "The Unknown Museums of Upstate New York: A. National Museum of Rome. The Museo Nazionale Romano is divided into four main collections, all found in different National Museum of Rome offers visitors a combined admissions ticket for the four buildings that make up the museum and the price-quality ratio is excellent.

Italian museums are a law unto themselves, especially smaller ones. State museums often close on Sunday afternoon and all day Monday, and from 1. Find 's best Rome museums. Art, history, and specialty topics. Book tickets + skip the line at Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese + Musei Capitolini.

Rachel Kaplan's charming and informative guides to the little-known museums of Pans, London, and Berlin have won enthusiastic praise. "Wonderful color illustrations make perusing a joy", raved Library Journal of the Paris guide.

"A brilliant museum companion", said Conde Nast Traveler's website about the London book. Of the Berlin volume, Knight.

Vatican Museums. A huge complex of museums (Musei Vaticani), located on the territory of the Vatican, includes 54 galleries. Most famous are: The Apostolic Library, Raphael’s staves, and the Sistine Chapel painted by Michelangelo. The museum was founded by Pope Julius II in - Looking to get inspired on your trip to Rome.

Immerse yourself into world-class art, exciting history, and mind-bending science. Check out the best museums in Rome to visit in Book effortlessly online with Tripadvisor. Unusual museums in Rome Vol.1 Unusual museums in Rome off the typical city tours.

Hidden within the streets of downtown, there is a secret Rome made of little known museums, that remain in the shadow of the most famous and most visited of the ative, playful and maybe a little bizarre, but definitely educational.

We own a copy of 'Little Known Museums in and Around Paris', and after over 18 years of visiting Paris and its many Great museums, we found that we still missed 12 out of the 30 museums listed in her we can't wait to go back and visit these 12 that Ms.

Kaplan has so thoroughly and appealingly described, with the many magnificent photos /5(6). Over forty years later, author Rachel Kaplan offers the traveler a more intellectual and rewarding kind of travel experience through her book "Little-Known Museums in and Around Berlin" (she has written similar guides to Paris, London and Rome).

Here Kaplan leads the traveler to 30 museums in Berlin and the surrounding countryside. Ogunquit: Ogunquit Museum of American Art.A minute drive from York Village, this is the coolest art museum between Boston and Portland – a mid-century modern gem overlooking the sea and filled with some of the most important work put to canvas during the.

Rachel Kaplan's first book, Little-Known Museums In and Around Paris, was greeted with applause. Library Journal declared, "It has wonderful color illustrations that make perusing a joy, and it is written in an easy-to-read style that will make readers wish they were in Paris, if they don't already"/5(8).

Rome may be an open-air museum replete with baroque fountains, larger-than-life churches, ancient ruins, and other treasures, but that doesn’t mean you should skip out.

A stalwart among Rome’s bookshops, the Anglo American Book Co. is a superb bookstore offering a fantastic range of newly published English language books. Booker Prize nominees rub shoulders with Nobel Prize winners on the jam-packed shelves here.

The bookstore is wonderfully located by Rome’s iconic Spanish Steps, and this tranquil haven of books is an ideal spot to escape the bustling. Discover hidden attractions, cool sights, and unusual things to do in Rome, Italy from Santa Maria della Concezione Crypts to Parish Church of Santa Maria del Popolo.

Mario Praz House-Museum Address: Via Zanardelli, 1 Telephone: +39 06 e-mail: [email protected] To book or request a guided tour, please call the museum. Opening hours: Thursdays and Fridays pm to 7pm, last entrance by pm.

Saturdays 9am to pm, last entrance by 1pm. Europe - Small Museums in Rome - Trying to add a few smaller, less well-known museums to my next trip.

Interested in art, religion, and Italian lifestyles. Would appreciate recommendations, and. Little Known Museums in and Around Paris book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Those who seek something off the beaten pat /5(3).

Rome Museum Tickets. Avoid long lines at the museums. Our exclusive online Booking Service allows you to reserve your visit to any of the museums in Rome on the day and time you prefer.

In this way you go to the beginning of the line with your prepaid reservation and have more time to enjoy the museum. The National Roman Museum (Italian: Museo Nazionale Romano) is a museum, with several branches in separate buildings throughout the city of Rome, shows exhibits from the pre- and early history of Rome, with a focus on archaeological findings from the period of Ancient Rome.

Home to some of the world’s most iconic paintings, the Vatican Museums attract huge crowds. Save yourself hours of waiting by booking this skip-the-line tour of the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, and St. Peter’s Basilica (when the option is selected) in Rome.4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

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The marble facade hides a little-known medical museum with early surgical instruments and rare copies of canonical texts. Pavia, Italy Anatomical Theatre at the University of Pavia. The Vatican Museums: Rambling, disorganized, and poorly labeled they might be, but these buildings are packed with treasures accumulated over the centuries by the popes.

There's the incomparable Sistine Chapel, such priceless ancient Greek and Roman sculptures as Laocoön and the Belvedere Apollo, rooms whose walls were almost completely executed by Raphael (including his majestic School of. Rome Area History Museum: Hours, Address, Rome Area History Museum Reviews: // TripAdvisor reviews.

Little-Known Museums In and Around London – Rachel Kaplan Rachel Kaplan&#;s delightful guide provides timely support for museums off the beaten track in the wake of the recent move to make many of London&#;s larger and more famous entrance-charging museums, including the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, free of.

A guide to the fascinating but often overlooked museums in and around London, introducing 30 unusual artistic, cultural, and historical museums. Each is fully illustrated and described, with addresses, phone numbers, hours of admittance, travel directions and a map/5(4).

Found near the Forum, in Piazza del Campidoglio, the museums consist of two imposing buildings: the Palazzo dei Conservatori and the Palazzo Nuovo, linked by the Galleria Lapidaria tunnel. The museums were born when Pope Sixtus IV bequeathed bronze statues to the citizens of Rome inmaking these the oldest museums in the world.

Vatican City Tour: Sistine Chapel, Museum & St. Peter's. reviews. US$ This enormous museum is one of the largest in the world and houses aro works, with employees in 40 different departments looking after all the precious art.

On the last Sunday of each month, the Vatican Museum is open to the public for free, but this obviously means much, much longer queuing times than usual, which isn’t a brief. Rome is also home to the Pantheon, built in AD, the stunning St.

Peter’s Basilica as well as another classic, the Roman Forum. Many of the world’s most famous churches, museums and galleries are just around the corner allowing you to have it all.

The 2 day Rome Pass costs € 32 (US$ ) and the 3 day pas is € 52 (US$ ). Where to purchase the pass. The Rome Pass can be bought in tourist information offices and in all of the participating museums and monuments.

If you would rather not wait to arrive at the centre, you can find information centres in Fiumicino and also in.To book at Rome’s only 3-star Michelin restaurant, La Pergola, you need to book weeks, if not months, in advance (as mentioned further up on this page).

To book at some of the hottest popular “best Rome trattorias”, you should consider booking a few days in advance.