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These are the best cultural venues in town based on their, FACILITIES and ARTISTIC QUALITY.
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Published: September  29, 2014

Centrale Montemartini Museum

Set in Romeís first public electrical power plant, the Centrale Montemartini Museum presents marble statues from the Capitoline Collection set against the backdrop of preserve turbines, diesel engines and steam boilers to create one of the most thought-provoking museum spaces Rome has to offer. The carefully chosen pieces donít overwhelm the viewer like the more packed Vatican Museums and the spacious ceilings and natural light from the high glass window panes creates a dream-like atmosphere that guides you back through time to the turn of the century and into Romeís classical past. Itís truly spectacular to see the hulking machines (now silenced for decades) adorned in twisting pipes and pressure gauges juxtaposed with creamy marble carved into delicate flowers, curls of hair and the faces of heroes and gods worn rough at the edges. This museum has more than works of art and history to display, its a meditation on change and time.

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Address :

Via Ostiense, 106 00154 Roma, Italia

Phone :

+39 06 574 8042

Schedule :

Tue - Sun: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Published: September  29, 2014

Centrale Montemartini Museum

Set in Romeís first public electrical power plant, the Centrale Montemartini Museum presents marble statues from the Capitoline Collection set against the backdrop of preserve turbines, diesel engines and steam boilers to create one of the most thought-provoking museum spaces Rome has to offer. The carefully chosen pieces donít overwhelm the viewer like the more packed Vatican Museums and the spacious ceilings and natural light from the high glass window panes creates a dream-like atmosphere that guides you back through time to the turn of the century and into Romeís classical past. Itís truly spectacular to see the hulking machines (now silenced for decades) adorned in twisting pipes and pressure gauges juxtaposed with creamy marble carved into delicate flowers, curls of hair and the faces of heroes and gods worn rough at the edges. This museum has more than works of art and history to display, its a meditation on change and time.