Museum private Tours

In Rome there are hundreds of museums and art collections open to the public, there are some of the most famous worldwide, same are free entrance, some are also famous for their architectures, some were amazing rich residences of important families, some still are, some includes different buildings, stories and collections. So I can say that there is a museum for each one of you but I had to select six of them for the website limited space but I’m open to any proposition you might have.

Borghese Villa and gallery PRIVATE tour

WHY BOOK A BORGHESE VILLA AND ART GALLERY PRIVATE TOUR?

Villa Borghese is one of the biggest parks in the center of Rome, famous for centuries for its panoramas and 19th-century sceneries. Today the park is public like the art gallery in its heart but it was the fruit of the private and intimate desire of the cardinal Scipio Borghese to have a place of pleasure for the soul: Raphael, Caravaggio, Titian, Rubens, Correggio, Bernini, etc. On Pincio Hill whose fame for luxurious gardens dates back to 60 B.C., he planned and realized the place to host such a compelling passion.

A BORGHESE VILLA AND ART GALLERY PRIVATE TOUR IN TWO WORDS

The luxurious, now public, gardens unveil its treasures and paths to enter a fabulous collection of sculptures and paintings inside a treasure house. It’s an exciting  tour, especially for romantic art lovers.

THIS BORGHESE VILLA AND ART GALLERY PRIVATE TOUR DETAILS

It’s a tour of min. 3 hours. The tickets cost 15€ per adult (2€ for minors, 4€ for 18-25 year-olds). To see updated prices of the art gallery click here.  I will take care of them. The Art Gallery is closed on Mondays .

capitolinE museum PRIVATE TOUR – THE first public collection of the world

WHY BOOK A CAPITOLINE MUSEUMS’ PRIVATE TOUR?

Stepping on the special sweet staircase designed by Michelangelo and climb the Roman Capitol with full awareness to meet a three-dimensional Marc Aurel, the Emperor-Philosopher, the She-Wolf with Romolo and Remus, the Capitoline Venus, and the terrifying Medusa by Gianlorenzo Bernini. The Capitoline museums proudly stand on the Capitoline Hill being the grounding stone of all public museums, created in 1471 thanks to a papal donation to the City Hall. They hide from inappropriate eyes the rest of the Jupiter Temple, the most important temple in ancient Rome, and also the one of a darker and mysterious associate of his: Veiove. The Museums, composed of different buildings, have also an underground part with a reconstruction of a typical Roman street flanked by original gravestones of Ancient Roman citizens with their inscriptions forming a Spoon River Anthology of antiquity.

THIS CAPITOLINE MUSEUMS’ PRIVATE TOUR IN TWO WORDS

There is no other place to learn about Rome’s birth and story: halls, rooms, courtyards, terraces, galleries, jewelry, and special collections tell a beautiful, interesting, and charming tale made of legends and facts.

THE CAPITOLINE MUSEUMS’ PRIVATE TOUR DETAILS

It’s a tour of min. 3 hours. The ticket price starts from 15€ per adult (reduced for minors and students).

Villa farnesina and Botanical garden tour

WHY BOOK A PRIVATE TOUR of the VILLA FARNESINA and the BOTANICAL GARDEN? 

I will make you travel back to the Renaissance through a magic garden and a special property, a place decorated with the most amazing 3D paintings, sculpted bushes, sarcophagus-fountains, flowers, and fruit trees, also exotic ones. Everything belonged to a kind of Wizard of Oz, the richest man of that time: he had his own private fleet shipping across the Mediterranean and was one of the few Christian merchants allowed to do business with the Orient; his agents were active in Constantinople, Antwerp, Cairo, Lion, and London. The villa was erected for his true love: a beautiful young courtesan from Venice. Have you been invited to one of his legendary parties? You might have met here the mythical Raphael, Leonardo Da Vinci, and even the Warrior-Pope himself.

PRIVATE TOUR OF the VILLA FARNESINA and the BOTANICAL GARDEN  IN TWO WORDS

To go back to the Renaissance and see how humanism put men in the middle of the Universe, in search of a harmony between Nature, God’s creation, and Art, artifact, and invention of humans.

VILLA FARNESINA and BOTANICAL GARDEN PRIVATE TOUR DETAILS

It’s a tour of min. 3 hours. The ticket price is 12€+5€ for the botanical gardens (reductions for minors and students).

Contemporary architecture and art tour featuring MAXXI museum

WHY BOOK A PRIVATE TOUR OF THE MAXXI MUSEUM?

This center of documentation and promotion for contemporary art was designed by the world-renowned Anglo-Iraqi architect, Zaha Hadid, nicknamed by the Guardian “the queen of the curve” and the first woman recognized and awarded by some of the most prestigious world architecture institutions . This means also spectacular and innovative rooms for the future to provide daring projects, avant-garde photos, paintings, installations, video art, sculpture, net art , and controversial designs. The collections of art display more than 400 pieces, from late 20th century worldwide artists to young ones, a meeting and creative propulsive point for contemporary art. The multiple architecture archives made MAXXI also the first Italian museum of architecture. 

PRIVATE TOUR OF THE MAXXI MUSEUM  IN TWO WORDS

MAXXI gives the opportunity to understand, appreciate, and get inside contemporary art: it will be your experience in relation to the space and the art object that searches and inquires the contemporary society and its aspects.

THE MAXXI MUSEUM PRIVATE TOUR DETAILS

 It’s a tour of min. 3 hours. The ticket price is 15€ per adult ( free up to 14 year olds). Closed on Monday .