Capodimonte Museum Tickets

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Category: Museum Tickets
Location: Naples, Italy
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Visit the Capodimonte Museum without queuing up!

With 3 simple steps you can buy tickets and visit the Capodimonte Museum of Naples without standing in line.

With a few clicks you can visit the most important Galleries of the Southern Italy with the extraordinary Farnese collection (works by Titian, Parmigianino and many others), the Borgia collection, the Neapolitan Gallery, the 19th Century Gallery and a section of contemporary art.

Do not waste time during your holidays by standing in line. Buy tickets online through our safe and easy system and you will have immediate access to the masterpieces of Naples.

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What makes this Tour Unique?

  • See the most important Galleries of the Southern Italy with the Farnese collection
  • Admire art works by Titian, Parmigianino, Mantegna and many others
  • Skip the line and don't waste your time
  • Stay in the museum how long you want

Reduced and free tickets

Reduced/Half Ticket:

  • After 2.00 pm
  • Citizens between 18 and 24 years old (valid identity document needed at the entrance) from the European Community and the States under conditions of reciprocity (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Hungary).
  • Teachers from EU public institutes with proof of tenure.

Free Ticket:

  • Citizens under 18 and over 65 years old (valid identity document needed at the entrance) from the European Community and the States under conditions of reciprocity (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Hungary).
  • Tourist guides of the EU.
  • Tourist interpreters of the EU.
  • Employees of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
  • Members of ICOM (International Council of Museums).
  • Members of ICCROM (International organization for conservation of cultural heritage).
  • Groups or groups of students from private and public schools of EU by previous reservation accompanied by a teacher every 10 students.
  • Teachers and students of the Faculty of Architecture, Cultural Heritage Conservation, Education Science and degree courses in Literature or Literary subjects with an archaeological or historical-artistic address of the universities or academies of fine arts and registered in their own training schools, specialization and doctoral research of the above-mentioned disciplines of ALL the EU member States. The ticket is issued to students by presenting a certificate of registration for the current academic year.
  • Erasmus and Socrates students of the above-mentioned disciplines.
  • Teachers of History of Art of the high schools.
  • Students of schools of: Central Institute of Restoration, Opificio delle Pietre Dure, School of Mosaic Restoration.
  • Employees of the Ministry of Culture.
  • Journalists on the national register or coming from any country, with proof of their professional activity.
  • European Union disabled people accompanied by a family member or escort.
  • Volunteers employed in cultural promotion and information activities as rugalted by the agreements signed with the Ministry.
  • Holders of the "students card".
  • EU citizens in the date of their birthday.
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Opening hours

Open from 8.30 am to 7.30 pm (the ticket office closes at 6.00 pm).

Closed on: Wednesday

Audioguides

Available in Italian and English

Duration: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Cloakroom

On the right side after the entrance of the Museum there is a cloakroom where visitors can hand in umbrellas, large bags and backpacks.

Bookshop

There is one shop near to the entrance of the Museum where it is possible to buy publications, postcards, guides and gifts.

Disabled Visitors

The Museum is accessible for disabled persons.

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The Museum is located inside the Capodimonte Royal Palace on Via Milano n°2 - Naples.
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Museum

Located in the Capodimonte Royal Palace, it is one of the most important museums in the Southern Italy which houses the Farnese collection with works of the most important artists from the Renaissance to the Baroque, the Borgia collection, and the Neapolitan Gallery.

History

In 1738 under Charles of Bourbon, king of Naples, began the works for the construction of the Capodimonte Royal Palace and, in 1757, there was placed the beautiful Farnese collection once belonged to the king's mother, Elizabeth Farnese.

During the French Decade (1806-1815) the palace acquired a destination purely residential and lived there personality like Joseph Bonaparte and Joachim Murat. During the years, works and enlargements of the building went on (creation of the monumental staircase, decoration of the halls...) until when, starting from 1840, was also created a gallery of contemporary art characterized by portraits of the royal family.

With the Unification of Italy (1861), the Royal Palace passed to the Savoy and the collections got notably rich thanks to Annibale Sacco, but only in 1957 born the real "National Gallery of Capodimonte".

Collections

The Museum consists of more than 150 rooms arranged on 3 floors, and houses paintings, sculptures, bronzes, drawings and prints, tapestries and armours; on the first floor you will found the famous Farnese collection with works by Titian, Masaccio, Botticelli, Parmigianino, as well as the precious "porcelain living-room" composed by over 3000 pieces of fine Capodimonte porcelain, and the Borgia collection.

On the second floor you can admire extraordinary works coming from the Neapolitan and southern churches that form the Neapolitan Gallery, with works by Simone Martini, Caravaggio, Caracciolo, as well as the collection of Flemish tapestries of Andrea D'Avalos. On the third and last floor there is the 19th Century Gallery (Domenico Morelli, Gioacchino Toma, Vincenzo Gemito) and the section of contemporary art (Andy Warhol).

Masterpieces

First floor:

  • Andrea Mantegna, Portrait of Francesco Gonzaga, 1461
  • Annibale Carracci, Choise of Hercules, 1596
  • Correggio, Mystical marriage of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, about 1520
  • Giovanni Bellini, Transfiguration of Christ, 1490-95
  • Guido Reni, Atalanta and Hippomenes, 1625
  • Lorenzo Lotto, Portrait of the bishop Bernardo de'Rossi, 1505
  • Masaccio, Crucifixion, 1426
  • Parmigianino, Holy Family with St. John, 1528
  • Raffaello, Portrait of the cardinal Alessandro Farnese, 1509-11
  • Titian, Danae, 1545
  • Titian, Portrait of Paul III, 1543

Second floor:

  • Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith beheading Holofernes, 1612-13
  • Caravaggio, Flagellation of Christ, 1607-8
  • Colantonio, Dictation of the Franciscan rule,  about 1445
  • Luca Giordano, Venus, Cupid and Mars, 1663

Third floor:

  • Domenico Morelli, The Sicilian Vespers, 19th century
  • Francesco Hayez, Ulysses at the court of Alcinous, 1813-15
  • Vincenzo Gemito, Self-portrait, 1914
  • Andy Warhol, Vesuvius, 1985
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