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Musei di Villa Torlonia

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A complex of several edifices situated in lovely and tranquil garden. A private residence of the... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
Eitan B
Tel Aviv District, Israel
Great spot to visit off the beaten path

Villa Torlonia provides an interesting snapshot of patrician life in Rome in the 1800s, yet another... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2017
Ferrara, Italy
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22 Aug 2017
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28 Apr 2017
Two historical buildings with the walls of Villa Torlonia have been transformed into museum sites: the Casino Nobile, built in the 19th century, now houses the museum that documents the Villa itself as well as a collection of works by the Roman...more
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Via Nomentana 70 | Villa Torlonia, 00161 Rome, Italy
+39 06 0608
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

A complex of several edifices situated in lovely and tranquil garden. A private residence of the Torlonia family and during his of rule of Benito Mussolini ,they house since 1997 beautiful museums.The best,in the Casina delle Civette is dedicated to the Art Nouveau. We were...More

Thank Eitan B
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I myself love visiting Rome. An open museum. The city Fascinated me every time I visit. But Villa Torlinia was disappointment for me and for my daughter. It is like deserted Place. Even though it is not old house and the museum are tree Sections....More

2  Thank yasmina s
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Villa Torlonia provides an interesting snapshot of patrician life in Rome in the 1800s, yet another different aspect of this incredible city, and somehow off the radar screen of the tourist mass (we were there on Easter day, and we made the right choice). There...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

It is away from the tourist areas which is definitely a plus. The buildings are nice but the grounds are in need of some serious maintenance. The weeds have taken over and pathways are not well marked with gravel or anything. But it has potential...More

Thank 795stevec
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This house and park were only a few minutes walk from our hotel so we checked it out. There is a lovely park to wander and relax in which is free to use and then there is the house. Mussolini lived there during the war...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2016

The present condition of the Villa grounds says volumes about Italy and Rome's commitment to preserving it's history. The buildings are in need of major repair, the grounds are unkept and full of trash, and the pools are empty. Images of 'Grey Gardens'. The interiors...More

1  Thank Allen B
Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting Rome for 7 days and we're looking for something a bit slower pace and off the beaten path on our last day. This park site along with the museums was well worth the trip. Interesting history, beautiful restored interiors.

1  Thank Pauline H
Reviewed January 3, 2015

As mentioned by other reviewers, the villa and it's grounds provide an island of calm away from the maddening crowds of other Roman moments and museums. If you're in Rome for more than a couple of days, I'd highly recommend a visit. It's very beautiful...More

4  Thank only-ollie
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Great little oasis amid the chaos of Rome. As a contrast to the Vatican the day before. 3 little museums that gave you a chance to wander and appreciate the sculptures and paintings. Beautiful ballroom. Great grounds to sit or wander. Amazing. History connected to...More

3  Thank 987KimB
Reviewed August 4, 2013

The park contains the Villa Torlonia which was rented to Benito Mussolini from 1925 - 1943. It is a little way out of town but well worth visiting. There are two museums in the grounds and a great park for strolling or playing with the...More

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