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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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  • The Museum is great for its historical descriptions, works and artefacts. We understand very well the Capuchins. The crypt part is spectacular, even if the visit is short, it must be time to linger over each piece. For my part, I'm glad to have seen, but I have a strange feeling.
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  • A very worthwhile and interesting stop. The present tour was instituted in 2012 (you used to enter from a dark staircase from the Church). This new tour provides a detailed history of the Capuchin ord...  more »
  • We're not going to lie to the Museum was not my main motivation (between Chapel, Basilica, vatican) I wanted to be surprised in a different way. Won, the crypt (at most 10 minutes of visit) is very strange, disturbing even see clauque. Thousands of bones all around you, just above your head of the bones of pelvis of children. In short, l easy I got out quickly but I still recommend the visit as impressive. (No pictures)
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