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Special openings at Collegio Alberoni

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The Collegio Alberoni, in the period from 2nd December 2023 to 7th April 2024, on the occasion of the exhibition “I Fasti di Elisabetta Farnese. Ritratto di una Regina(The Glories of Elisabetta Farnese. Portrait of a Queen)” will open to the public every Saturday and Sunday. During the Christmas period, the opening is scheduled for December 8, 2023 and January 6, 2024, while the closing is scheduled for Christmas Day.

The guided tours include a special tour of the library, to discover documents regarding Elisabetta Farnese and her marriage to Philip V of Spain, in particular you will have access to the letters of Cardinal Alberoni who promoted this union.

On the occasion of the exhibition, shuttles will be active, which will allow a direct connection between Palazzo Farnese and the Collegio Alberoni.

Visitors to the Collegio and the exhibition will be able to enjoy a reciprocal reduction on the cost of the ticket, i.e. by showing the exhibition tickets you will enter the college at a reduced price and vice versa.

Details on the official website: collegioalberoni.it(available only in Italian)

TimetablesLa Regina e il Cardinale, la corona e la porpora”

Every Saturday:
4 p.m.: guided tour of the Alberoni College and Gallery*.
*the itinerary allows viewing of the Alberoni College, the monumental library, the Cardinal’s Apartment with the Ecce Homo by Antonello da Messina
Reduced entrance with ticket to the exhibition I Fasti di Elisabetta Farnese
Access without reservation until all available seats are filled

Every Sunday, including December 8, 2023
3 and 4 p.m.: Guided tour of the Alberoni College and Gallery:*.
*the itinerary allows viewing of Alberoni College, the monumental library, and the Cardinal’s Apartment with Antonello da Messina’s Ecce Homo
Reduced entrance with ticket to the exhibition I Fasti di Elisabetta Farnese
Access without reservation until all available seats are filled

3 p.m.-to 6 p.m.: Free visit to Alberoni Gallery only.
(Tapestry Room and picture gallery above; no access to the College and no viewing of Antonello da Messina’s Ecce Homo)

Christmas period
The Gallery and Alberoni College will be open for visits on Saturdays and Sundays (Dec. 23 and 24; Dec. 30-31, Jan. 6 and 7, 2024) as described above. Closure on Christmas Day
Additional tours and special openings during the Christmas season will be announced near the holidays.