Altemps Palace

The National Roman Museum

Overview

An aristocratic residence where already in the sixteenth century there was a rich collection of ancient sculpture in a magnificent architectural setting, Palazzo Altemps is the seat of the National Roman Museum dedicated to the history of collecting . Located a few steps from Piazza Navona, near the left bank of the Tiber, in Campo Marzio, the first nucleus of the building was built in the 15th century by the will of Girolamo Riario, lord of Imola, ambitious nephew of Pope Sixtus IV...
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Access Card Notes

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Contact details

Altemps Palace Piazza di Sant'Apollinare, 46, Rome, Italy, Non UK, 00186 Roma RM
Phone: (+39) 06 684851

Standing and Queueing

Standing
All the seats of the National Roman Museum are accessible for people with motor disabilities thanks to specific routes, without architectural barriers. In all the rooms of the offices there are also spaces where you can sit, rest and read.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
There are lifts at the venue. A wheelchair is available free of charge in the Museum for people with walking difficulties.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are accessible toilets at the venue.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
Free admission for disabled visitors and to a family member or other companion who can prove their membership in social and health assistance services.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Free tactile tours are offered which allow the possibility of tactile exploration of all the Museum's originals, except for specific conservation reasons. The visits are carried out by the specifically trained operators of the Educational Service.

Visits can be made by reservation only at the address: mn-rm.servizioeducativo@beniculturali.it

A copy of the special guide of the Museum in Braille is also available, created by the Educational Service of the National Roman Museum in collaboration with institutes in the Rome area involved in Alternanza Scuola Lavoro projects.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
The security staff, reception to public services is trained to give simple practical indications in LIS.