Palazzo Altemps 2.9 rating

  Museums

Simple and elegant lines make up this building, whose construction began in 1480 for Count Girolamo Riario, nephew of Papa Sisto IV and was taken up by architect Martino Longhi for the new owner, Cardinal Marco Sittico Altemps. Today it houses one of the branches of the National Museum of Rome, showcasing Renaissance Sculptures and the museums Egyptian collection.

 Hours 
Sun
9:00
19:45
Mon
Closed
 
Tue
9:00
19:45
Wed
9:00
19:45
Thu
9:00
19:45
Fri
9:00
19:45
Sat
9:00
19:45
About Palazzo Altemps

 Piazza di S. Apollinare, 46, 00186 Roma, Italy

 +39 06 3996 7700

 http://archeoroma.beniculturali.it

Palazzo Altemps and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Colosseum

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Trevi Fountain(1.2 km)
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Villa Giulia National Gallery

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Piazza di Spagna

Piazza di Spagna(1.4 km)
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Church of Sant'Ignazio di Loyola
Roma dal Cielo Terrazza delle Quadrighe
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore(0.4 km)
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Roman Forum

Roman Forum(1.3 km)
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