How to visit the Gallery

You must to book in advance the tickets for Galleria Borghese, because only 360 people at a time are admitted in the museum. Furthermore, you must follow the following schedule for two-hour visit (exit at the end of the turn is mandatory):

  • 9:00 to 11:00 am
  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • 1:00 to 3:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Wi-Fi access is free inside the Gallery.


The cloakroom is located in the basement. Please note that: Bags, purses, cameras, video cameras, umbrellas, buggies, strollers, pushchairs, large items and mobile phones must be left at the cloakroom. It’s not possible to deposit suitcases and trolleys. Animals are not allowed in the Museum. Taking pictures is forbidden.

Borghese Gallery Bookshop

The bookshop offers a wide selection of Galleria Borghese guidebooks in multiple languages, art publications, catalogs, postcards, posters and items inspired by the collections of the Gallery. The bookshop has the same opening hours as the ticket office.

How to get to Borghese Gallery

Galleria Borghese is at Piazzale Scipione Borghese 5, and is housed in the former Villa Borghese Pinciana. The easiest way to reach the Gallery is walking through Villa Borghese Gardens. You can get to the Villa by Metro Line A, stop Spagna or Flaminio, then climb the hill and take a short walk through the gardens to reach Borghese Gallery, which is well-signposted. If you arrive at Flaminio, go to Piazza del Popolo, then climb a short flight of steps to the Pincio Hill garden: you can reach Borghese Gallery in 10 minutes walk. If you arrive at Spagna, you have to go to the top of the Spanish Steps and turn left. Walk along the road to enter the Villa Borghese Gardens and reach the Gallery. Alternatively you can get on a bus that stops next to Villa Borghese, check the website and plan your route to reach the Villa.

Villa Borghese has 9 different entrances:

Via Aldrovandi, Via Raimondi (2 entrances), Via Pinciana (2 entrances), Piazzale San Paolo del Brasile, Piazzale Flaminio, Piazzale Cervantes, Piazzale Pablo Picasso (via di Valle Giulia). Villa Borghese is the third largest public park in Rome, so it’s better to check the Villa Borghese park map to know where to go and how to get there.