Italy as seen by the World - 100 years of Foreign Press
On the occasion of the Centenary of the Foreign Press Association in Italy, the Ara Pacis Museum is hosting an exhibition of photographs and documents to celebrate the work of foreign correspondents.
The history of the Foreign Press Association in Italy began in February 1912 in the popular Caffè Faraglia on Piazza Venezia. In the coffee house - one of the most fashionable haunts in Rome - met 14 journalists from 6 different foreign countries to decide on the foundation of the new association.
Tuesday-Sunday: 9.00 am - 7.00 pm;
Last admission 1 hour before closing time.
Saturday, October 6, 2012, for the "Night of Museums" the museum is open with free admission from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am (last admission: 1:00 am)
Adults: € 8,50;
Concessions: € 6,50;
Roman Citizens only (by showing a valid ID):
- Adults: € 7,50;
- Concessions: € 5,50;
Tickets can be purchased with credit and ATM cards
- Groups (max 30 visitors): guided tours are available either for the museum and/or exhibition. A booking service is available for groups (max 30 visitors) for an additional booking fee of € 25,00;
- Schools (max 30 pupils/students): guided tours are available; bookings are required for the admission.
Booking for individual visitors is available only when purchasing online tickets. If you book in advance you can skip the line by going directly to the ticket window.
Phone booking: tel. +39 060608 (daily from 9.00 am – 9.00 pm).
Infoline: tel. +39 060608 (daily from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm)
Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic. Promoted by the Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali e Centro Storico – Sovraintendenza ai Beni Culturali e dal Dipartimento Turismo di Roma Capitale in collaboration with the Foreign Press Association in Italy.
Sponsors of the Civic Museum Network:
Acea; Banche tesoriere di Roma Capitale: BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas, UniCredit, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena; Acqua Claudia; Finmeccanica; Il Gioco del Lotto; Vodafone.
Sponsors of the exhibition:
Assicurazioni Generali, Avio, Barilla, Benetton, Cantine Ferrari, Enel, Luxottica (marchio Persol), Pirelli, Technogym, UniCredit.
Atac; La Repubblica