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The Unusual Rome series: a tour of Centrale Montemartini

12pm

Built in 1912 as a thermoelectric center, nowadays the Centrale Montemartini Museum shows marble statues from the Capitoline Collection set against the backdrop of preserve turbines, diesel engines and steam boilers to create a combination between art and industry, representing one of the most unconventional museum spaces Rome has to offer.

The natural light coming from the high windows creates a unique and dreamlike atmosphere that takes you back through time to the turn of the century and into Rome’s classical and thriving past, in a dialog through the centuries, where twisting pipes mix with impressive marble statues of heroes and gods.

All LUISS students are invited to join!

  • Tour date: Saturday, November 26, at 3:10 p.m.
  • Meeting point: Via Ostiense, 106 (Metro B stop: Garbatella)
  • Entrance fee: €6.50

To join the tour, please register by Friday, November 25 at 6:00 p.m.

The tour works on a first come, first served basis, on a limited number of seats available, therefore we’d ask you to register only if actually participating.