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IMPORTANT : If the time requested is not available, the museum will confirm a timetable different from the one you requested, but as close as possible to the one you requested.
Service fees and eventual temporary exhibition fees are always due.
Reception and information desk.
Available in Italian, English, French.
Cost: 3,00 € more than the cost of the ticket
Guided tours individuals and groups with art historians are available by reservation only.
Available on request.
The store follows the same opening and closing hours of the ticket office.
Inside the palace it is compulsory to deposit any type of bag, backpack and so on. It is not possible to store suitcases, trolley cases.
The museum has an elevator and access ramp.
The Barberini Palace is located in 13 Via delle Quattro Fontane, in Rome.
Metro Line A: Barberini stop
The National Gallery of Ancient Art in Palazzo Barberini is full of masterpieces, especially paintings from the sixteenth to the seventeenth century. Even the building architecture and decoration are a perfect example of the rich Baroque century, one of the most fruitful periods in the history of art.
The building was commissioned in 1627 by the powerful papal Barberini family, of Tuscan origins, to the architect Carlo Maderno, who unfortunately died two years later. The work was continued by the young Gian Lorenzo Bernini, in whose yard Francesco Borromini, Maderno's nephew, worked too, to whom we owe the famous spiral staircase.
The building, modeled on the sixteenth-century Villa Farnese, then underwent some changes during construction, where the gallery was initially available only on the main floor; up to the current configuration and the establishment in 1949 of the National Gallery of Ancient Art thanks to the Italian State.
The wide collection of paintings Palazzo Barberini includes paintings from the twelfth century, continues with crosses and paintings by Giotto school of the thirteenth century.
Among the works of the fifteenth century there are masterpieces of Lippi to arrive at the largest part of the collection that includes the sixteenth century, where stand out masterpieces by Raphael, Andrea del Sarto, Bronzino, Tintoretto and Caravaggio.
1600 collects works by Reni, Domenichino, Poussin, Pietro da Cortona and Gaulli. As 1700 is well represented with works by Canaletto, Batoni and Pannini.
The collection of the National Gallery of Ancient Art, originally established in 1893, is so large because it consists of several private collections, mainly that one of the Orsini family to which were added over the years that one of Torlonia and then Chigi, Hertz, Monte di Pietà and other.
Inside the gallery you can admire masterpieces such as: