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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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  • Interesting place ... who is in Rome and want to make a visit alternative can come here. the place is worth. for originality.
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  • I've never seen anything quite like this. The Capuchin museum is interesting and informative, but things take a turn when you enter the crypt. This is a series of chambers adorned with human bones fro...  more »
  • Under the Church of Immaculate Conception (Via Vittorio Veneto near piazza Barberini) you will find the most extraordinary samples of Kitsch art. A museum of art composed exlusively of human death rem...  more »