Where is the National Roman Museum?

Museo Nazionale Romano

Baths of Diocletian
Location of Palazzo Massimo in Rome
Established 1889
Location via Enrico de Nicola, 79 (Baths of Diocletian) largo di Villa Peretti, 1 (Palazzo Massimo alle Terme) via Sant’Apollinare, 46 (Palazzo Altemps) via delle Botteghe Oscure, 31 (Crypta Balbi) all Rome, Italy

Why is the Ludovisi battle sarcophagus important?

The Ludovisi Battle sarcophagus is important from both historical and artistic point of view. First of all, it depicts a battle of Romans and barbarians. It is a memorial of this battle that apparently took place in mid third century.

What did people do in the Baths of Rome?

As usual, during the Roman Empire, the thermal complex was more than a place in which people took baths (most houses didn’t have a private bath at the time), it was indeed a popular venue where Romans met, socialized, did business, lazed, relaxed, and discussed about politics and sports.

When was the construction of the Roman baths completed?

This bath complex was the largest of ancient Rome. The construction of the Roman baths began in 298 and was completed in 306. The structure of the baths was very similar to that of the Baths of Caracalla. They were made of bricks, coated in marble and decorated with mosaics and sculptures.

Is there a ticket office for the Roman National Museum?

Unfortunately the ticket office staff does not directly depend on the Roman National Museum, but on Coopculture, the concessionaire for ticketing and bookshop services, so we invite you to contact Coopculture again by sending an email to report the incident to the address: [email protected] or [email protected]

When was the National Roman Museum in Italy created?

In 1901 the Italian state granted the National Roman Museum the recently acquired Collection Ludovisi as well as the important national collection of Ancient Sculpture. Findings during the urban renewal of the late 19th century added to the collections.