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Borghese Gallery (Galleria Borghese)
Rome’s Borghese Gallery (Galleria Borghese), housed in a former villa of the eponymous family, houses a large part of the family’s vast collection of antiquities, paintings, and sculptures. Its 22 rooms across two floors showcase many important pieces including paintings by Titian, Raphael, Caravaggio, and Rubens. The city of Rome acquired the Villa Borghese in 1903, opening its collection and gardens to the public. The 1911 World Exposition was held in the park and some of the various countries’ pavilions still exist. 

The Basics
Advance reservations are required to visit the Borghese Gallery and numbers are limited at any given time, so it’s best to book tickets in advance. Travelers can book skip-the-line tickets, a private or small-group tour, or opt for a Segway tour of the greater Borghese Villa. Art historians often lead small-group tours, which add context to the artwork you’re seeing. Even without a tour, you will feel the impressionable impact of Raphael’s The Deposition and Caravaggio’s David with the Head of Goliath, two of the museum’s most famous works.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • The Borghese Gallery is a must-see for art lovers in Rome.
  • Even with a required advance-purchase ticket, there can be long entry lines. To avoid the wait, consider a private, skip-the-line guided tour.
  • The Borghese limits the number of people who can enter and the time they can stay (two hours), so it’s a great place to enjoy fine art and avoid the crowds found at most Roman art museums.
  • Wi-Fi is free to all visitors.
  • The Borghese features accessible restrooms and a small elevator to the second floor.

How to Get There
The Borghese Gallery is in central Rome, located within the Villa Borghese. You’ll find the Villa Borghese up the Spanish Steps on the path to the left. You can catch Metro Linea A to Flaminio in the Piazza del Popolo, from which the museum is located up the hill.

When to Get There
The Borghese Gallery is open from 8:30am to 7:30pm Tuesday through Sunday. Like most Roman attractions, the Borghese is at its busiest in summer. It’s best to purchase your ticket for early in the morning, as that is often when it is quieter.

The Borghese Family Effect
The Borgheses were a powerful Italian family who rose to prominence and wealth after one member became Pope Paul V in 1552 and gave power and titles to many family members. One such was the pope’s nephew, Cardinal Scipione Borghese, who built the Villa Borghese and Borghese Gardens in the 17th century to hold parties and house his private art collections. He was a patron of the famous artist Bernini, so many of Bernini’s sculptures—including Apollo and Daphne and David—are held in the Borghese collection. 
Address: Piazzale del Museo Borghese, 5, 00187, Italy
Hours: Open Tues - Sun 8:30am - 7:30pm
Admission: €22 for adults
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Skip the Line: Borghese Gallery Tickets

With this pre-booked skip-the-line Borghese Gallery ticket, you can visit one of Rome’s top art attractions without waiting in the admission queue. (Tickets often sell out a month in advance!) Housed inside Villa Borghese, the gallery is home to a renowned collection of artwork including paintings by Caravaggio and Raphael and sculptures by Bernini. When booking, select admission only to explore the gallery independently, or choose the upgrade option for a guided tour.
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Take a 2-hour, skip-the-line tour of the Borghese Gallery in Rome to make the most of your visit. As you listen to interesting commentary from a guide, you’ll be able to fully appreciate the paintings and sculptures by artists such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Titian and other Italian masters.
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Small-Group Borghese Gallery Tour with Bernini, Caravaggio, and Raphael

Explore the Villa Borghese's meticulously curated collection during this small-group tour in Rome. Stroll through twenty rooms of the 17th-century palace with an art historian guide. See breathtaking works by masters like Caravaggio, Bernini and Raphael, including Bernini's 'Apollo and Persephone' and Caravaggio's 'St John the Baptist'. Admire the villa's marble architecture and ceiling frescoes as you listen to engaging commentary from your guide. This small-group tour is limited to 15 people or less.
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Skip-The-Line VIP Borghese Gallery Tour

The Borghese Gallery is one of Rome’s most important art galleries, home to masterpieces by artists such as Rubens, Raphael, Caravaggio, and Bernini. With limited numbers allowed inside at a time, queues can be long at peak times, but this skip-the-line tour ensures priority access with no waiting around. Once inside, benefit from a small-group size, ensuring a personalized experience and plenty of chance to ask your guide questions.
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Borghese Gallery Private Tour

Calling all budding artists and art-lovers. Want to see some of Rome’s most stunning masterpieces? Explore the must-see Borghese Gallery. This museum is in a beautiful mansion, set in picturesque gardens. See all the fabulous artwork, plus get all the local and historical insights from your local guide.Enjoy the perfect harmony of fabulous architecture and marvelous art on this private tour. Stroll through the idyllic Villa Borghese Park and discover the magnificent mansion which is the Borghese Gallery. You’ll soon realize why some say this is the most beautiful gallery in the world!Once you enter the gallery you’re bound to be impressed by the art collection within. Discover the beauty of Paolina Borghese created by Antonio Canova at the beginning of the XIX century. Then from Borghese’s six paintings by Caravaggio to the work of sculptor, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, there is a work to surprise and delight you at every turn.
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Visit Rome’s celebrated Galleria Borghese, a two-story, 22-room former villa that houses an impressive collection of antiquities, paintings, and sculptures, with convenient skip-the-line access. Enjoy pre-booked tickets to this often sold out museum with the assistance of a professional coordinator to smooth entry. See two of the collections most famous works, Raphael’s The Deposition and Caravaggio’s David with the Head of Goliath, as well as paintings by Titian and Rubens.
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Explore Rome’s Borghese Gallery with an art historian guide to make the most of your visit. With expert commentary about the artists on display, such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Titian and other Italian masters, you’ll be able to fully appreciate the paintings and sculptures. After your tour, make sure to stroll through the tranquil gardens outside and enjoy a view of the city. Note: Your entrance fee to the gallery is not included.
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Borghese Gallery semi-private - 10 participants

Borghese Gallery is located within the Villa Borghese park which make this location a "must see" in Rome. You will have a passionate, professional and knowledgeable guide who will lead your small group and will be at your disposal to answer all the questions. In 2 hours tour you will visit nearly 20 rooms of paintings and sculptures of Renaissance art and, as for all the visitors of this wonderful museum, it will be an incredible and unforgettable experience. 
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Borghese Gallery Guided Tour

The Borghese Gallery is located in Piazzale Scipione Borghese 5, inside the Villa Borghese Pinciana in Rome in Italy. The museum exhibits works by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Agnolo Bronzino, Antonio Canova, Caravaggio, Raphael, Perugino, Lorenzo Lotto, Antonello da Messina, Cranach, Annibale Carracci, Pieter Paul Rubens, Bellini, Titian. It can be considered unique in the world as regards the number and importance of Bernini's sculptures and Caravaggio's paintings.
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The Borghese Gallery only allows 360 people at once in the museum, every two hours. Book with us your tickets in time!This is one of Rome's must-see museum. The museum has one of the best collections of art in the world in terms of sculpture, painting and architecture. visitable in the 2-hour time allotment you have. Floor mosaics from ancient Roman villas showing gladiators and their kills; ancient Roman sculptures, Egyptian art, Renaissance painting by some masters like Raphael and Titian, and some of Bernini's most famous and loved sculptures.
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The Borghese Gallery is one of Rome’s most important art galleries, and includes many Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces. On this guided tour you’ll get priority access to this museum that only admits a limited number of people per day. As well as telling you all about the art you’ll see inside the gallery, your guide will show you around the beautiful gardens of the Villa Borghese. This is a must-visit attraction while in Rome.
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Discover the vast collection of paintings, sculpture, and antiquities on display at the Borghese Gallery with entry tickets. Go inside this historic villa and explore its 22 rooms to see paintings by Titian, Raphael, Caravaggio, and Rubens. Complete the experience with a stroll through the gardens surrounding the gallery.
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Join us for an in-depth visit to the Borghese Gallery, artworks from Bernini, Caravaggio, Titian, Raphael and many more will come alive while listening to the stories of our guide.
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Explore the world-renowned art collection at the Galleria Borghese in Rome. Housed in an ancient Villa of the homonymous family, the Galleria Borghese houses a large part of the vast collection of antiquities, paintings and sculptures of the family. Its 22 rooms spread over two floors have many important pieces including paintings by Titian, Raphael, Caravaggio and Rubens. Walking inside the Borghese Gallery is a unique once-in-a-lifetime journey into the world of some of the most universal artists of all time, including 9 of Bernini’s most famous masterpieces – 5 of which cannot be moved: the Aeneas and Anchises, the David, the Apollo and Daphne and the Ratto di Proserpina, where the hands of the God touching Proserpina’s skin actually seem as if they are sinking into her flesh.
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Among the most famous art collection in the world, located inside the Borghese Park in the center of Rome, just outside the old city walls. The Villa was build in the 17 century to guess the great art collection from all over Italy and by different artists owned by the powerful Cardinal Scipione Borghese, nephew of the Pope Paul V.It’s consider to be today one of the few remaining historical villas that still has most of the original structure and architecture left.You can admire paintings and sculptures accomplished between the XV and the XVIII century by some of the most famous artist in the world like Bernini “The David”, Raffaello "The Deposition", Caravaggio "David with the Head of Goliath", Rubens, Canova "Pauline Bonaparte", Tiziano "Sacred and Profane Love".Part of the collection was sold to France during the Napoleon’s period. In the 1901 the Italian government purchased the gallery.
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Borghese Gallery & Gardens Tour: Skip-the-Line & See Masterpieces Without Crowds

Enjoy the Borghese Gallery and Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome with skip-the-line admission and a guided walking tour limited to 20 people. This popular attraction often sells out in advance, so by pre-booking your ticket, you can ensure you won’t miss the chance to see art by Caravaggio, Bernini, Titian, and other Italian masters, plus you’ll jump the queue. After exploring the gallery, stroll through the tranquil gardens (excluded on 7pm tour) with a view of the city from the Pincian terrace. Upgrade your ticket for a private tour exclusive to just your group.
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2-Hour Skip-the-Line Tickets to the Borghese Gallery in Rome

Save time waiting in line for this popular attraction with skip-the-line tickets for a 2-hour tour of Rome's famous Borghese Gallery. With tickets in hand and your tour guide in the lead (optional), explore the gardens and see masterpieces by Raffaello, Canova, Caravaggio, and Bernini. Choose to explore independently or take the guided tour option.
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The opulent Villa Borghese isn’t just a popular Roman attraction: home to paintings and sculptures by Raphael, Bernini, and Caravaggio, it’s also one of the world’s most revered art galleries. While tickets frequently sell out in advance, this small-group tour’s skip-the-line privileges guarantee swift entry, as well as the opportunity to discover the Villa’s many masterpieces in an intimate setting limited to 20 participants.
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Skip the Line: Borghese Gallery and Gardens Small-Group Tour with Transport

Enjoy skip-the-line access to one of Rome's best art collections with this small-group tour of the Borghese Gallery. Join a professional guide for a tour of this important museum, which is usually fully booked ahead of time, housed in the former Borghese villa. Meet your guide in front of the gallery entrance or choose pick-up at your Rome hotel. Group size limited to a maximum of 15 people to make sure you get personalized attention from your guide.
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