The Palazzo Nuovo is part of the Capitoline Museums, known in Italian as Musei Capitolini, which is a famous museum complex in Rome housing an incredible array of artwork and artefacts spanning much of Rome’s history.
Originally established in 1471, when Pope Sixtus I donated a series of bronze statues to the city, the Capitoline Museum is separated into two main buildings – Palazzo Nuovo, Palazzo dei Conservatori. Palazzo Senatorio is also considered part of the site.
Palazzo Nuovo displays the Capitoline Museum’s Ancient Greek and Roman art, mostly sculptures such as the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius (there is also a copy of this in the square outside).
The Palazzo Nuovo ticket office is in Palazzo dei Conservatori (across the Piazza). Buses 44, 46, 63, 64, 84, 85, 95, 160, 170 plus more stop nearby. Closest metro station is Colosseo on line B.
The Capitoline Museums are open daily, 9am-8pm. Closed 25 Dec, 1 Jan and 1 May. Entry to all Capitoline Museums costs €6.50 (€4.50 reduced).
Palazzo Nuovo, Piazza del Campidoglio, 00186 Rome, Italy
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