Vatican museums

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 09/25/2020 - 00:00
To pay homage to Raphael on the 500th anniversary of his death, here’s a walking itinerary in the center of Rome to visit the places that contain his works or…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 05/29/2020 - 00:00
Museums, galleries, archeological sites and cultural institutions overall have started to reopen on May 18 in Italy, after 70 days of closure due to the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/02/2020 - 04:18
Museums and palaces may be closed, but the online world is more open than ever. Many cultural institutions in Italy are coping with the nationwide lockdown by…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/19/2020 - 14:14
As the coronavirus emergency is keeping us all at home, it is still possible to travel virtually to Italy and visit some of its outstanding museums, from the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/03/2019 - 00:00
As part of the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, St. Jerome in the Wilderness, the only painting by Leonardo in Rome, will…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:41
Free entry on the first Sunday of each month to 486 state museums, archeological sites, monuments and gardens may end after summer. Italy’s newly appointed…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/24/2018 - 03:00
If you’re in Rome this summer, consider visiting the Vatican Museums on a Friday night. The special opening not only allows visitors to access the outstanding…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 09/20/2016 - 06:11
Trip Advisor has released its annual list of the best museums in Italy and around the world according to its users (Travelers' Choice Awards). Using an…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 05/12/2016 - 10:00
The Vatican Museums will stay open late every Friday until July 29 and again from September 2 to October 28. Extended opening hours are welcome at the museums…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Sun, 01/12/2014 - 03:00
5,459 million people visited the Vatican Museums in 2013. "We reached almost five and a half million. The Pope Francis effect can be felt even in the Vatican…