Museo del Teatro Argentina

Typology: Historical Museum, Town Museum


Address: Largo di Torre Argentina, 52
Zone: Rione S. Eustachio (Senato-Corso Rinascimento) (Roma centro)
ingresso botteghino del teatro


Telephone: prenotazioni 060608 (tutti i giorni ore 9.00-19.00)

Opening times

Admission to the monument is allowed to groups and associations, with their own guide, who must make a reservation at 060608 (daily, 9.00 - 19.00).
Maximum 25 people per visit.

For individual visitors, who must also make a reservation at 060608, individual visits are also possible according to a schedule specified on the page > Monumenti del territorio


Regular Tickets:  
Adults: € 7,50;
Concessions: € 5,00;
Roman Citizens only (by showing a vaild ID):
- Adults: € 5,00;
- Concessions: € 4,00.
Tickets are paid for in cash on the spot.
MIC card holders are entitled to free admission

On the first Sunday of the month, admission to monuments in the area is free for all.

Please note: The entrance fee does not include the guided tour, which must be organised independently.


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Scheduled events


The Argentina Theatre is a work of thearchitect Girolamo Theodoli. It was inaugurated in 1732 and subject to numerousrestoration works in the course of time, among which those performed at the endof the sixties that destroyed its ancient structures. Considered from the verybeginning one of the main Roman theatres, in the course of time it alternatedmoments of glory with deep crises. The Museum of the Argentina Theatre is located in the attic of the Museum andwas founded in 1973. It exhibits stage costumes, marionettes, and masks comingfrom different Italian regions, photographic reproductions of materials kept inother collections, fragments of wall decorations, preparatory studies forcurtains, posters, and drawings. The changes suffered by the urban area aroundthe theatre, called Argentina from Argentoratum(Latin name of the current Strasbourg) the native city of Johannes Burckhardt,papal master of ceremonies whose palace was in the area, are also documented.

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Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Archaeological heritage

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Culture and leisure › Show venues and services › Theatres
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