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MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art

Via Guido Reni, 4a, 00196 Roma RM, Italy

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About MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art

MAXXI—Italy’s National Museum of 21st-Century Art—is a refreshing change of pace. The museum includes a space dedicated to art and another to architecture but is perhaps most famous for the striking building itself, designed by prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid. The museum is managed by a foundation created by the Italian Ministry of cultural heritage. It consists of two museums; "MAXXI art" and "MAXXI architecture". The outdoor courtyard surrounding the museum provides a venue for large-scale



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Milvio Bridge0.81km from MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art

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National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia1.42km from MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art

A majestic museum that houses works from pre-Roman Italian antiquity, especially from the Etruscan world. This iconic building was built for Pope Julius III between 1550 and 1555, Villa Giulia is a magnificent Renaissance palace built in what once were the outskirts of the city. . The museum was founded in 1889 as part of the same nationalistic movement, with the aim of collecting together all the pre-Roman antiquities.

Piazza del Popolo2.1km from MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art

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Villa Borghese2.28km from MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art

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Lazio is one of the 20 administrative regions of Italy. Situated in the central peninsular section of the country, it has 5,864,321 inhabitants – making it the second most populated region of Italy – and its GDP of more than €197 billion per year means that it has the nation's second-largest regional economy. The capital of Lazio is Rome, which is also the capital and largest city of Italy.