Tickets for Borghese Gallery Guided Tour with Skip The Line
One of our BESTSELLERS!
- Skip the line entrance tickets to the Borghese Gallery
- Two-hour guided walking tour inside the gallery
- Small group setting
- Audio headsets during the guided tour
- Access to adjoining gardens after your guided tour
The Borghese Gallery was built between 1609 and 1613 by the Borghese family. A wealthy family that live in Rome and eventually joined Napoleon Bonaparte’s family when Camillo Borghese married Napoleon’s sister, Pauline Bonaparte.
The Borghese Gallery is home to incredible pieces of art including David and Apollo and Daphne by Bernini, Raphael’s Deposition, Canova, Caravaggio’s Saint Jerome Writing and Titian, amongst others.
Your guide will give you more details as you pass the works and allow you to appreciate them followed by a wonderful walk through the Villa Borghese Gardens.
Useful Information About Borghese Gallery
Villa Borghese Address: Villa Borghese, Piazzale Scipione, 5, 00197, Rome.
How to get to Villa Borghese:
By Metro: Spagna or Flaminio – Piazza Del Popolo – both are on Metro Line A (useful hint, if you are heading to Borghese Gallery, Spagna may be the better stop for you).
By Bus: Bus numbers 61, 117, 119, 120, 150, 160, 490, 495, 590, 628 and C3 and the bus stops to look for that are close to Villa Borghese include, Pinciana, Puccini, Villa Borghese, Galleria Art Moderna, S. Paolo Del Brasile, Aldrovandi and Bioparco.
By Tram: Tram Number 2 stops outside Villa Borghese, so is also a useful way to get there.
Borghese Gallery Opening Hours
Monday: Closed | Tuesday 09:00 – 19:00 | Wednesday 09:00 – 19:00 | Thursday 09:00 – 19:00 | Friday 09:00 – 19:00 | Saturday 09:00 – 19:00 | Sunday 09:00 – 19:00
Borghese Gallery Interesting Information
- The Borghese Gallery gained most of its collection from Cardinal Scipione Borghese, who was the person that commissioned the gallery. He was a member of a wealthy family and was the nephew of Pope Paul V, from whom he collected tax on behalf of, which then allowed him to grow his art collection.
- The Borghese Gallery is located in a beautiful Villa Borghese Park which is the third largest park in Rome.
- The Borghese family sent works of art to France as a member of the Borghese family, Don Camillo Filippo Ludovico Borghese, married Napoleon’s sister, Pauline Bonaparte. Some of the works were thus transferred to the Louvre to be enjoyed over there.
- The Italian government now owns the Gallery and the gardens that surround it.
- Around 500,000 people visit the Borghese Gallery each year.