Montemartini Power Station

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This electricity power station is an unusual setting to find sculpture from the Musei Capitolini collections. It displays around 400 objects from the 6C BC to the 1C AD, cheek-by-jowl alongside huge old diesel engines. Two such contrasting eras would not spring to mind as a natural match, but the effect is quite remarkable, as typified by the Esquiline Venus (Roman copy from the Imperial epoch), standing against a backdrop of turbines and machines.

Useful information

Address : 

v. Ostiense 106

Phone:

+39 06 0608

Price:

6.50 €

Opening hours

9am-7pm (2pm les 24 and 31 Dec) - closed Mon, 1 Jan, 1 May and 25 Dec

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