Borghese Gallery Reservations, Tickets & Hours
The Borghese Gallery stands in the charming of Villa Borghese, the “green heart” of Rome.
Not far from the Spanish Steps Area, the Borghese Gallery, once a noble palace of the Borghese Family, is today a stunning museum in Rome, housing some of the greatest artwork ever on two main floors (in the basement area you can collect your tickets, find the toilets and the cafè).
The rooms of Borghese Gallery are filled with masterpieces such as Bernini’s Apollo & Dafne and Rape of Proserpina, Canova’s Pauline Bonaparte and Caravaggio’s painting “Boy with a basket fruit”, just to mention a few!
A trip to Rome would not be completely fulfilled without a stop in this stunning museum. Due to its magnificence, it’s pretty obvious that the Borghese Gallery and Gardens are one of the most visited places in Rome.
In this page you will find directions to make reservations, information about opening hours, tickets and how to visit to help you plan your experience!
Before visiting we recommend to read our post “Borghese Gallery Artwork: 10 masterpieces you should not miss”.
|Opening Hours: From Tuesday to Sunday from 8.30 am to 7.30 pm|
|Best Time To Visit: Weekdays depending on availabilities|
How to Visit
1PLAN YOUR VISIT IN ADVANCE
– Reservation is mandatory at The Borghese Gallery. Admission to the Borghese is timed and after two hours the gallery is cleared out and the next group is brought in. You must collect the tickets on site and be there at least 30 minutes before your turn.
2BE AWARE OF DEPOSIT
– Bags, backpacks, umbrellas and bulky objects must be deposited.
3WEAR COMFORTABLE FOOTWEAR
– Summertime: sneakers, sun cream and a hat;
– Wintertime: sneakers, umbrella and raincoat
Monday, 1 January, 25 December
From Tuesday to Sunday from 8.30 am to 7.30 pm
(ticket office closes at 6.30 pm)
NOTE: Admission is in staggered two – hour tours with a maximum of 360 people (at the end of which you are obliged to exit the Museum)
Reservation is mandatory. You can reserve tickets online, but they must be collected on site. It’s important you arrive at the ticket office no later than half an hour before your entry time.
Tickets are not refundable and cannot be changed.
Full Price: 15€ (13€ + 2€ reservation fee)
Eu citizens aged between 18-25: 8,50€ (6,50€ + 2€ reservation fee)*
Childs under 2 years old: 2€ reservation fee*
*The ID will be checked on site at the ticket office
NOTE: The cost of an entry ticket may increase compared to the amount paid when it was bought online due to the opening of a temporary exhibition.
This is the direct link to the Borghese Gallery Official Ticket Office
Wheelchair Accessibility Service:
The Borghese Gallery is accessible by people with severe or slight mobility disabilities. For people in wheelchairs the back entrance is equipped with platforms. Elevators are also available, but normal wheelchairs won’t fit inside. We suggest you call and ask for more information the Borghese Gallery.
+39 06 32810
Tuesday to Sunday: from 9.00 am to 6.30 pm
How to Reach
1FROM THE CITY CENTER TO COLOSSEUM
Bus Lines (Stop Pinciana/Museo Borghese):
Piazzale Scipione Borghese, 5, 00197 Rome, Italy
Get directions from Google Maps
Borghese Gallery Artwork: Top 10 Masterpieces
The museums, which develops on two floors, houses one of the most beautiful collection of artwork in the world. Ancient myths and fables we all come to know from books such as the Rape of Proserpina, Apollo & Dafne, David and Goliath come to life through the masterpieces of the greatest artists in history. Be ready to relive first hand your favorite tales at the Borghese Gallery! In this post we are going to cover the 10 masterpieces you should not miss, hoping to help you during your visit! Read More…
Borghese Gallery FAQ
Are there skip the line tickets to the Borghese Gallery?
Visit to the Borghese Gallery are organized in turns. This is because, due to security reasons,
the museum can accomodate 360 people at a time. Online reservation is mandatory. However, tickets must be collected on site and there may be some line to withdraw them and at the deposit office. We recommend visitors to be at the ticket office 20 – 30 minutes before their turn.
How long does it take to visit the Borghese Gallery?
Duration of the visit at the Borghese Gallery is 2 hours. You can stay less of course, but after 2 hours you will be obliged to exit.
Which is the visiting schedule of the Borghese Gallery?
Each turn lasts 2 hours from Tuesday to Sunday, starting at 9.00 am:
First turn: 9.00 am – 11.00 am;
Second turn: 11.00 am – 1.00 pm;
Third turn: 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm;
Fourth turn: 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm;
Sixth turn: 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm;