Barberini Palace (Palazzo Barberini)

It is a palace of the Barberini family. It was built by the order of Maffeo Barberini, who became Pope Urban VIII, - Pope urban VIII in the period from 1627 to 1633.
Today, the National Gallery of Ancient Art is located at Barberini Palace, which was established in 1893. It one of the most significant collection of paintings in Italy featuring the works by Raphael, Caravaggio, and Hans Holbein. The palace also houses the Italian Institute of Numismatics.
Address: Via delle Quattro Fontane, 13, Rome
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Love, Love, Loved it!
DixiePhoenix , Phoenix, 2015-04-12
We found this museum by accident. It doesn't seem to be advertised highly and we found that we almost had the building to ourselves. Parts of the building were under renovations while we were there... read full review
Good, not great
BilaShaka70 , Kenya, 2015-03-31
We wanted to visit a gallery while in Rome and chose Barberini. Some of the art is good, other pieces not so impressive. There are many frescoed ceilings, and again, a few are excellent, while... read full review
Disappointing. We should have researched better before going
senu , Toronto, Canada, 2015-03-08
This is my second visit to the palace. It is under renovations but this did not deter from the experience. On display are many interesting paintings mostly religious from various famous artists... read full review
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  • sockii, 05-01-2014

    Worth dealing with the rude staff to see the great art selection. Bring coins-bag check requires 1 euro which no one will give you change for. Also some areas may be closed if they are understaffed.

  • Maria, 03-01-2014

    Интересная галлерея, помимо известных полотен поражают еще богато украшенные потолки. Билеты бронировать заранее на сайте галлереи

  • I Pini di Roma, 22-11-2013

    Facing the Piazza Barberini in Rione Trevi, Palazzo Barberini houses the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica

  • gibutino, 03-11-2013

    Consiglio di soffermarsi sulle opere di Tintoretto, davvero interessanti!

  • Fernanda, 31-08-2013

    Lo que no hicieron los bárbaros, lo hicieron los Barberini!

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