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Permanent exibition ( ANTIQUE CARRIAGES MUSEUM IN ROME )

Museums in Rome – Rome Antique Carriages Museum – Museum in Rome – Italy – This privately owned museum houses a vast collection of antique carriages numbering about 300 examplesof varying origin, in addition to harnessessaddleswhips and trimmings, some of which are very antique. The exhibition is supplemented by pictures on the subject, model carriages, items of precious porcelain,pieces of armourhelmetscaparisonsantique weaponstoys and traditional farming equipment. Various countries, periods and types are represented: majestic official Berlin carriages (used by governors,magistratesprincespopes and knights of Malta) and luxurious landaus, but also spider phaetons,Berlinscoupesomnibuses (which could transport up to 15 passengers at 5 soldi a ride), chariots, public stage­coacheswork cartstraditional Sicilian cartsfiremen’s cartsfarm carts and oriental carriagesThe most important historical pieces include a little Berlin presented to princess Sissi and the landau used by the then-bishop Carol Wojtyla on a skiing holiday in ZagopanePoland, in addition to some 19th century frescoed carts belonging to the Municipality of RomeFrom the world of cinema, there is the Irish courting cart used by John Wayne in The Quiet Man, a coach from the film Stagecoach, a Napoleonic carriage with a cannon from The Baron of Munchhausen, a trap used by Anna Magnani and a two-horse chariot used in The Gladiator.

 Information and Addresses

 Address Via A. Millevoi, 693

 Visiting Hours Tuesday – Fridayfrom 10.00 am to 12.00 am and from 3-00 pm to 6.00 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 9-30 a m to 12-30 a m and from 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm. Visitors are accompanied by a guide.

 For tours and guided tours www.tourinrome.com or www.vaticanguidedtour.com 

Telephone 06 51958112

 Price € 5,50; concessior 4,00


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