We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Centrale Montemartini

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
678
All photos (678)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“power station”(19 reviews)
“power plant”(34 reviews)
About
The history if the new exhibition space for the Musei Capitolini in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre, an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum, began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
See all hours
As featured in 2nd Visit to Rome
Contact
Via Ostiense 106, 00154 Rome, Italy
Ostiense
Website
+39 06 0608
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Rome
from US$45.50
More Info
from US$45.50
More Info
from US$43.10
More Info
from US$68.20
More Info
Reviews (574)
Filter reviews
135 results
Traveller rating
101
29
3
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
101
29
3
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewspower stationpower plantcapitoline museumsancient sculpturesunique museumpope pius ixclassical artgreek and romantemporary exhibitionindustrial archaeologymuseum experiencemuseum piecesoff the tourist pathfloor mosaicshuge collectionexcellent collectiontestaccio area
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 135 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Capitolini Museum in central Rome can get quite busy but you can see part of their collection at the Centrale Montemartini in much less crowded conditions and in a unique context (the building itself was previously one of the first electric generation plants in...More

1  Thank VoyagerAimerSourire
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I had never heard of this museum it was only on a recommendation from our hotel reception that it might be something of interest to us since we had been to Rome a few times and were heading over to visit the Basilica Papale San...More

1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This was my third visit to this exquisite museum set on the site of the disused gasworks. The white marble busts and statues are beautifully offset by the black 20th century machinery. It's not a big museum, just right for a couple of hours where...More

Thank Catherine Y
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

When I read up about Basilica San Paolo fuori le Mura in my guidebook, I saw an introduction on this museum and immediately decided to go, as it's not far away from the basilica. What an ingenious idea to turn this disused power plant (with...More

2  Thank A Y
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The “Centrale Montemartini” was born as the first plant for the production of electricity for the city of Rome and is today a beautiful example of industrial archeology. Reconverted into a museum in 1997, it is today one of the seat of capitoline museums. The...More

Thank Marziomartel
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Rome. Off the beaten tourist trail, a decommissioned power plant has been turned into a museum of ancient artefacts. Positioning the obsolete tools and towering machinery of the early 20th century power plant as the...More

1  Thank impa1er
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic museum! A really successful juxtaposition of recent industrial history and classical sculpture. Easily accessible from Garbatella metro but far from the teeming crowds of central Rome. An inspiring space.

2  Thank David T
Reviewed 11 April 2018

In the huge halls of the former power station, successful marriage between the old monumental machinery and the much older roman sculpture, with some plastic rimes between the curves of both, or impressive contrast between the materials, colours, shapes, sizes. The museology is one of...More

2  Thank PipingAngel
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This interesting museum is housed in one of Rome’s first power stations. It displays some of Rome’s huge collection of Greek and Roman statues, tombs, two large mosaic floors and sculpture set amongst the now defunct turbines and boilers and the halls still smell of...More

Thank sjhHove
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Is located in Via Ostiense, (join tickets with Capitoline Museums;) this museum attracts visitors to formerly industrial Ostiense; to admire many ancient sculptures, also massive turbines and furnaces fascinate; many objects as head and feet of an colossal statue, of about 8 m high from...More

1  Thank Manuela L
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,272 hotels in Rome
Residence Libetta
15 reviews
.47 km away
H10 Roma Citta
2,497 reviews
.54 km away
Hotel Pyramid
246 reviews
.60 km away
Abitart Hotel
630 reviews
.64 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 13,754 restaurants in Rome
By Luk Panineria
130 reviews
.41 km away
Borgo della Marchesa
173 reviews
.13 km away
Azienda Cucineria
830 reviews
.34 km away
MaMa-Ya Ramen
226 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,613 attractions in Rome
Teatro Reale di Alessandro Rubinetti
47 reviews
.54 km away
Al Porto Fluviale
170 reviews
.62 km away
Teatro India
12 reviews
.50 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Outog
6 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Zetema M | Property representative |
Dear, booking in advance is not compulsory. Best regards
0
Votes
Google Translation
tainley
11 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Zetema M | Property representative |
Dear Tainley, yes, the museum will be regularly open from 9am to 7pm (last admission at 6:30pm). Best regards, Staff
0
Votes
Google Translation