Museum and Crypt of Capuchins, Rome
Categories: History Museums, Museums
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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Most enjoyable combination of a guided visit of the church, museum and crypt of the Cappuccini friars on via Veneto, Rome and an a capella concert of ancient music. The guide was highly qualified, inf... read more »
Closest crypt and bones place we could find nearest to other attractions. You can get there on foot near Piazza Barberini. Religious site so cover the shoulders and cleavage. Nice public washroom. Go ... read more »
The Bone Chapel is a definite must-see. You may have heard that the crypts and catacombs are a no-no for those who are claustrophobic, but this is the exception. These crypts have full ceilings and a ... read more »
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