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24/11/2011 - 05/02/2012


L’atleta del Kimbell Art Museum
Appartamento dei Conservatori - Sala degli Arazzi
Type: Archaeology

This display is featured as part of an exchange of works of art from prestigious European and American museums, the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth loaned to the Capitoline Museums refined bronze head of an Apoxyomenos, a figure of an athlete, who has just finished exercising, depicted in the act of cleansing himself in a traditional manner. With a slightly larger head size and, until recently, mounted on a draped bust of Renaissance date, the statue was probably a version of the bronze datable to the fourth century BC.


Musei Capitolini, Appartamento dei Conservatori - Sala degli Arazzi
Opening hours

Tuesday-Sunday: 9.00 am - 8.00 pm;
24 and 31 December: 9.00 am - 2.00 pm;
Last admission 1 hour before closing time;
Closed: Monday, 25 December 2011, 1 January 2012.

Entrance ticket

To visit the “ Ἀποξυόμενος” you must purchase the admission ticket to the Capitoline Museums.

"Exhibition + Museum" Combined Ticket:
Adults: € 12,00;
Concessions: € 10,00;
Special "Ridottissimo" price: € 2,00;
Free of charge: school groups, disabled visitors, children under 6 years of age;

Exhbitions only:
Adults: € 6,00;
Concessions: € 5,00;

Please note: According to the Municipal by-law n. 32 of 26/03/2009 and due to the exceptionality of the exhibition Leonardo e Michelangelo. Capolavori della grafica e studi romani, people usually entitled to free admission must purchase a € 2,00 concessionary ticket. Free admission is only granted to: elementary and intermediate school groups; disabled visitors and a carer; Roma Pass holders if used for one of the first two free admissions.

- 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).

Online tickets: Additional booking fee: € 1,00.


Tel. +39 060608 (tutti i giorni dalle 9.00 alle 21.00)

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