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Museo Storico dell'Arma dei Carabinieri

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Near the Vatican and worth a visit

We had become curious about the Carabinieri Historical Museum at the foot of our square, the Piazza... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandy S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Great History in Easy to Get to Location

The museum is very near the Coliseum, just a short 5-minute walk from the Coliseum subway station... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Todd S
Dixon, CA
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3 weeks ago
“Near the Vatican and worth a visit”
1 Jul 2018
“Great History in Easy to Get to Location”
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Piazza del Risorgimento 46, 00192 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had become curious about the Carabinieri Historical Museum at the foot of our square, the Piazza Risorgimento, so we decided to give it a look. It proved more interesting and altogether better than we’d expected. We were greeted at the door by three officers...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The museum is very near the Coliseum, just a short 5-minute walk from the Coliseum subway station. As some reviewers noted, all the signage is in Italian; however, they offer an English audio guide on loaner iPods for free (just leave your ID as a...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

I stopped here on the way to the Vatican.I was greeted by a policeman and policewoman in full uniform.The museum itself is all in Italian so of little interest if you can't speak the language.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Almost 200 years of Italian history told through the story of Carabinieri: memorabilia, battles, episodes of heroism in peace and in war. Just subscribe to the Museum's newsletter to get to know the conventions, exhibitions and concerts that are regularly held there. All within easy...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very good Museum. Free Entrance. Very friendly Staff! Very close to Vatican. Only Open from 9am to 1pm.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

While this is a very specialized museum, I can recommend it to almost anyone. For anyone looking for any type of military/police/armed forced museum, this is a must see, take the time out of the day to get here. While almost everything is in Italian,...More

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Museo_Carabinieri, Direzione at Museo Storico dell'Arma dei Carabinieri, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review

Reviewed 14 September 2011

The Carabinieri Museum, located steps from the Vatican, is a must see for visiting Police, state local, national or gendarmerie , and/or Military personal. The history of the Arma dates from the formation of the Kingdom of Italy to the present day. The tales of...More

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