Private tour

Rome: Private Capitoline Museums Tour

Activity provider: Rome Guides

Rome: Private Capitoline Museums Tour

Activity provider: Rome Guides

From US$ 103.98 per person

With a professional tour guide, explore the oldest European public collection of antiquities. After discovering all of the museum's highlights, don't miss the incredible views over the Roman Forum from above.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about Capitoline Square, designed by Michelangelo
  • Enter the oldest European public collection of antiquities
  • Admire the famous statue of the She Wolf, the symbol of Rome
  • Visit the Marcus Aurelius Exedra and the bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius
  • Enjoy the incredible views over the Roman Forum from the museum
Full description
Discover the oldest European public collection of antiquities created by Pope Sixtus IV at the end of the 15th century. This Museum is designed to help you to make all the pieces of old Roman history fit together. You'll begin with the magnificent Capitoline Square, designed by Michelangelo, before entering the museum to learn about incredible marble and bronze statues. Take the chance to see the symbol of Rome, the "She Wolf", before entering the Marcus Aurelius Exedra. The bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius dates back to the 2nd century A.D. Following the statue, you can admire the archaeological ruins of the ancient Capitoline Temple of Jupiter before taking in the incredible views over the Roman Forum from the museum.
Includes
  • Tickets
  • Professional, local guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the statue of Marcus Aurelius, located in the middle of the square. Your guide will hold a sign with your name and will issue you your tickets.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • There is one elevator, but it does not serve all levels of the museum
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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Our guide was Martina and it was a real treat of history, art and culture of ancient Rome! We were led through the museum and shown examples that left a memorable imprint on our memory. Martina knew everything about everything and yet managed to present the information in a very engaging and stimulating manner, and left us not overwhelmed by mountains of informations, but excited about wanting to learn more about the history and culture of Rome. Thank you Martina! It was unforgettable! Next time we are in Rome we will be asking for your guidance in this city of our passion! Best wishes, Bob and Margarita.

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October 14, 2022

Martina was a great guide. Friendly, knowledgeable, and full of great tips about our stay in Rome. We were very pleased with our experience from start to end.

August 11, 2021

Excelente! El entusiasmo y conocimiento de nuestro guía Vincenzo hizo de este tour algo que nunca olvidaremos. Gracias Vincenzo!!

August 30, 2022

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