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Museo di Roma in Trastevere

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Address: Piazza di Sant'Egidio 1/b, 00153 Rome, Italy
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+39 06 0608
10:00 - 19:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 19:00

The most significant aspects of popular Roman life during the end of the...

The most significant aspects of popular Roman life during the end of the eighteenth and the nineteenth centuries are to be found here, filtered through the tastes and beliefs of the artists and folklorists who represented it.

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We visited Museo di Roma in Trastevere for the World Press Photo 2016 exhibition in May. The photos were wonderful and covered a lot of themes, some were very thought provoking... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
Adelaide, Australia
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Genval, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went there in May 2017 to see the Vivian Maier exhibition. The cashier told me I had to get the full price ticket (6.00€) and the extra charge for temporary exhibitions (3.5€) to get inside. A maintenance problem in one of the Maier exhibition rooms forced the staff to close the room, but they told me I could see the... More 

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Hudson, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Forget those over- hyped museums and attractions. This is the real deal. For a very reasonable admission fee you will currently see a wonderful photo exhibition. But that is not all. The upper floor has interesting art created by local artists. This is a great place to spend several hours.

Thank Erte
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this museum by accident and spent an enjoyable hour viewing evocative photos of tough lives in the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Upstairs some rare watercolours of life on the Tiber 150 years ago. €6 each; well worth it.

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

We visited Museo di Roma in Trastevere for the World Press Photo 2016 exhibition in May. The photos were wonderful and covered a lot of themes, some were very thought provoking, while others reinforced what a wonderful world we live in. The museum did a wonderful job of displaying them. Checking the official website the museum has held this exhibition... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We don't even need to read the guidebooks, there is always something interesting here. Last week we enjoyed the first floor exhibit Pais del Cinema - still photos taken during filming. Sophia, Marcello, Claudia Cardinale, Anita Eckberg. Fabuloso! The staff are always very helpful - truly wonderful women. Grazie!

1 Thank Redee2GoGoGo
Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

A photographic exhibition on the ground floor with very large photos of young women and girls in many countries around the world. Very strong and very very positive. The book is for sale in the bookstore and worth taking home. The photos are hung around a courtyard full of flowers and trees. I could have stayed there all day!

Thank 155Mirella
Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Rome's summer exhibition cycle already begun, the most unpredictable among them, BORN INVISIBLE is a splendid exhibition of Sheila McKinnon's compelling images of young girls from Asia, Africa and India. Her works are not only about young girls but the lives thereof and the societies they are born into. An eloquent prose on a pressing humanitarian problem presented with artistic... More 

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The cotswolds
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

At first glance it did not look very exciting but the exhibition of black and white photos from the 50s and 70s were stunning and also the displays on life in the trastevere were fascinating. Definitely worth a couple of hours and the entrance fee.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 27 January 2013

neat to see the outfits and scenes from italian life in the past. also beautiful paintings depicting the same. very moving current exhibit title 'urban survivors'

1 Thank Liz0504
Trondheim, Norway
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Reviewed 23 September 2012

We saw a nice photo exhibition, the rest tas not that interesting. They had a lot if nice books in the bookshop, we spent almost as much time there as in the museum.

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Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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