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Museum and Crypt of Capuchins, Rome
(3.7/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web)
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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  • My family thought I was nuts when I told them I wanted to visit this museum, but they were fascinated in a creepy sort of way. The beginning of the tour is about the Capuchin monks, which was interest...  more »
  • Annexed to the convent of the Capuchins at the beginning of via Veneto, there is this nice pseudo interactive museum that traces the entire history of the Capuchin Friars, from their beginning up to the present day ... featuring a Caravaggio! At the end of the Museum there is the crypt the ossuary where they collected the remains of about 3700 Capuchins ... very disturbing and evocative, I really loved it. Unfortunately the ticket is really exaggerated. for this reason the rating is lower than it deserves
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  • This is definitely not for everyone and I wouldn't recommend bringing young children. Fairly overpriced (8.50 Euros) for how small it is, I think we were here about half an hour. The artwork is made e...  more »