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Rome Sights

Museo Mario Praz

  • Via Zanardelli 1 Map It
  • Piazza Navona

Updated 03/19/2014

Fodor's Review

On the top floor of the Palazzo Primoli—the same building (separate entrance) that houses the Museo Napoleonico—is one of Rome's most unusual museums. As if in amber, the apartment in which the famous Italian essayist Mario Praz lived is preserved intact, decorated with a lifetime's accumulation of delightful baroque and Neoclassical art and antiques arranged and rearranged to create symmetries that take the visitor by surprise like the best trompe d'oeil. As author of The Romantic Sensibility and A History of Interior Decoration, Praz was fabled for his taste for the arcane and the bizarre; here his reputation for the same lives on.

Sight Information

Address:

Via Zanardelli 1, Rome, Latium, 00186, Italy

Map It

Phone:

06-6861089

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–2 and 2:30–7:30 (ticket office closes 1 hr before closing)

Updated 03/19/2014

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