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The Industrial Revolution of the Eternal City

Industrial innovation and archaeology

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Set off on a journey to discover the evidence of the industrial past of the Eternal City. Accompanied by an expert tour guide you, will discover the most significant buildings from the Industrial period and beautiful artwork

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Centrale Montemartini
  • Macro Future
  • Quartiere Testaccio
FULL DESCRIPTION

Set off on a journey to discover the evidence of the industrial past of the Eternal City. Accompanied by an expert tour guide, you will discover the most significant buildings from the Industrial period and beautiful artwork. Start your experience at the Centrale Montemartini, the new museum that houses part of the art collection of the Capitoline Museums. The transformation of this former thermoelectric power plant into a museum began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of statues from the basement of the Capitoline Museums. Today, the Centrale Montemartini is a stunning contemporary space, where ancient artworks merge with a futuristic installation. Follow your guide and reach the second stop of your itinerary, the Testaccio neighborhood. Historically, this was the neighborhood where the first factories were built, making this area the industrial center of the city starting from the second half of the 19th century. During this pleasant stroll, we will have the chance to admire amazing historical buildings such as the Gazometro and the Macro Future, the museum of contemporary art, as well as another example of transformation and reuse of neoclassical premises.

DETAILS
Approximately 3 hours
Tickets needed
Wheelchair accessible
Suggested starting time 09:30am/02:00pm
Not available on Monday

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