A Tourist in Rome - National Museum of Rome - Palazzo Altemps
|Location:||Two blocks north of Piazza Navona|
|Metro:||None, perhaps Spagna. An alternate is to take Bus 40 or 64 (get off at Piazza San Panteleo, 2 stops past Piazza Venezia, then walk 1 block north from there).|
|Cost:||€10, includes admission to the other three buildings of the National Museum of Rome|
|Hours:||Tuesday - Sunday, 9:00 AM - 7:45 PM|
The Palazzo Altemps is one of the four buildings which are part of the National Museum of Rome, along with Terme di Diocleziano, Palazzo Massimo and Crypta Balbi. Palazzo Altemps houses Greek and Roman sculptures that belonged to various families of Roman nobility during the 16th and 17th centuries.
Due to the very small number of outstanding artifacts in the museum, and because it's pretty far away from the metro, I rate this museum as a third-tier museum to be seen only if you have extra time. However, if you're at Piazza Navona with a bit of time to spare and a ticket to the National Museums of Rome which is not yet expired, it is worth a quick visit.