Open every day except Monday
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Admission on Sunday
Access to the permanent collections is free for all visitors on the first Sunday of each month.
Opening of the museum on Italian public holidays
|Public holiday in 2017||Museum open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.*||Museum closed|
|April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)||x|
|April 17, 2017 (Easter Sunday)||x|
|May 1, 2017||x|
|May 8, 2017||x|
|May 25, 2017||x|
|June 5, 2017 (Pentecost Monday)||x|
|August 15, 2017||x|
|November 1, 2017 (All Saints’Day)||x|
|November 11, 2017||x|
|December 25, 2017||x|
The Borghese Gallery is in the heart of the city of Rome located in the vast Villa Borghese Park to the north-east of the city centre
The complete address is:
Viale del Museo Borghese 5
Gps coordinates for the Gallery are: 41.9139,12.4921
With Metro Line A (RED)
The closest Metro stop is Spagna (marked blue on the map). Once you exit the metro follow the directions for Via Veneto (not Villa Borghese). From the Piazza di Spagna Metro stop to the gallery is a 25 min walk.
You can also go by foot from PiazzaleFlaminio (Flaminio stop) and that is also a 25/30 minute walk.
If you plan on using the Metro, please be aware of pickpockets!
Arriving with public transportation:
There are three bus stops that surround the Villa Borghese Park. Most of the buses will pass by “PiazzaleBrasile” which is a 10 minute walk to the museum. The top right stop is frequented by buses #’s52, 53, 53, 910. The 910 is perhaps the most frequented bus on this route.
You can take the 910 from Termini Station to the Galleria Borghese. It’s about five stops from Termini to the Pinciana/Museo Borghese stop.
Arriving by Taxi:
Please notify driver to arrive at “Museo Galleria Borghese”
The Gallery extends over three main floors.
The lower level, which may be reached passing through a small door in the middle of the building which leads to a staircase, will take you to a small foyer where the ticket office and the cloakroom are located. Behind the ticket office, you may find are audio guides for rent while on the opposite side there is a well-suppliedbookshop with art history books, souvenirs, children’s books and much more.
Your visit starts on the first floor, whichmay be reached by an external grand staircase that dates back to the time when the Borghese Gallery was built or an internal staircase. There is also a small elevator reserved for anyone with any walking disability. On this floor you may admire sculptures dating to the Italian Renaissance by famous artists such as Gian Lorenzo Bernini or Antonio Canova.