Musei Capitolini is a group of museums that exhibits a large collection of artifacts and historical objects important to Rome's identity, making them a great stop for those interested in Roman culture or history.
Many of the pieces are from Ancient Rome or are more recent works of art like Bernini’s Medusa. Named because of their location on top of Capitoline Hill, the museums got their start in the late 15th century when Pope Sixtus IV gave a collection of bronze statues to the people of the city. No one is admitted into the museum after 7:00 PM (an hour before closing) so be sure to get there with plenty of time to spare.
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