Mario Praz Museum Rome

Mario Praz (1896-1982) was an intellectual and inveterate art collector, who scoured the flea markets and antique stores of Rome for neoclassical art. More than 1,400 works of art, including furniture, paintings, drawings, sculptures and other objects of various kinds bear witness to this passion.

Mario Praz Museum Rome

Address, opening hours and admission

Address: Via Giuseppe Zanardelli, 1 – Rome (tel. +39 06 6861089). Opening hours: Thursdays and Fridays from 14.30 till 19.00; Saturdays from 09.00 till 13.30. Closed: January 1, Easter holidays, May 1, December 25. Admission: Free.

History and description

Apart from the permanent collection, the Museo Mario Praz also hosts special exhibitions.

History and description

The museum opened its doors in 1995. It is housed on the 3rd floor of the Palazzo Primoli, sharing the premises with the Museo Napoleonico on the ground floor.

The Mario Praz Museum is part of a group of smaller museums that constitute the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna. The other ones are the Museo Boncompagni-Ludovisi, the Manz├╣ Collection and the Museo Andersen.

Piazza di Ponte Umberto I, 1 – Rome

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