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Museum and Crypt of Capuchins, Rome

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Museum and Crypt of Capuchins houses the remains of 3,700 friars of the Capuchin order. Explore the themed chapels, decorated with bones and skeletons from 1631 onward. Observe the many intricate patterns and images created from the remains. Learn more about the Capuchin religious order, and view a painting by Carvaggio, at the museum. Young children and the squeamish may want to skip this attraction. Plan your visit to Museum and Crypt of Capuchins and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Rome holiday planner.
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  • Absolutely fascinating, The museum was amazing, the history of the Capuchins, was enthralling.The way they bound and restored books was impressive. I would happily visit again. They do not allow pictu...  more »
  • We have been to the Museum and crypt of the Capuchins predominantly to visit the crypt, is a very impressive place and at the same time disturbing; is a Hall with niches decorated entirely with human bones. He impressed the Marquis De Sade!
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  • The museum was amazing, the history of the capuchins, their order and their rituals were fascinating to learn. I had no idea the pointy hoods were so controversial. We spend about 45 minutes in the mu...  more »