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Borghese Gallery Entrance Ticket


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Delve into timeless masterpieces of Bernini, Canova, Caravaggio, Titian and many others with a ticket to the Borghese Gallery. By purchasing your tickets in advance, you are guaranteed entrance at the time and day of your choosing. Timed entrance tickets allow you to explore the gallery’s extensive collection of sculptures, paintings and more at your own pace for two hours, before continuing with a stroll through the Villa Borghese Gardens.


  • Access to the Borghese Gallery
  • Choice of 2-hour or last entry tickets
  • Optional escorted entry

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Borghese Gallery Skip-the-Line Ticket with escorted entrance


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Beat the crowds and secure your visit to the Borghese Gallery, home to an impressive collection of sculptures and paintings, an escorted entrance ticket. After reserving your tickets for the time and day you desire, you can conveniently pick them up from your host in the gardens near the gallery ahead of your visit. Your friendly host will make sure everything is in order and that you make inside in time to admire works by Bernini, Caravaggio, Raphael and many more.


  • Escorted entrance
  • Skip-the-line priority access
  • Free cancelation

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Borghese Gallery Skip-the-Line Ticket plus golf cart ride


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Admire the works of Bernini, Caravaggio, Titian and many more at the world-famous Borghese Gallery and then explore the impressive Villa Borghese Gardens in a golf cart! With advance tickets in hand, you can skip any lines and wander through the gallery’s halls at your own pace. After your two-hour visit concludes, your adventure continues with a leisurely ride through the gardens, where you’ll get to see the Fountain of the Sea Horses, the Temple of Diana, the Piazza di Siena and much more.


  • Access to the Borghese Gallery
  • Golf cart ride in Villa Borghese Gardens
  • Free cancelation

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Borghese Gallery Tickets explained

Skip-the-line tickets

The Borghese Gallery is one of the most visited museums in Rome and operates a timed-entry system. As such, all tickets bought in advance guarantees you entrance on the day and time slot of your choice. You can buy tickets by telephone, through the official Borghese Gallery website or from a number of tour operators and resellers.

Last minute tickets

Forgot to book your tickets in advance or want to spontaneously pop inside the Borghese Gallery for a visit? Then you are still in luck! Although tickets are primarily sold online and via telephone, there is a limited number of last minute tickets available from the Borghese Gallery box office. Keep in mind though, that these are only available 20 after a visiting slot begins and last for up to 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Short visit tickets

If you are pressed for time and want to browse through Borghese Gallery, consider arranging a short visit. The easiest way to do so is to book a ticket for the final time slot of the day you would like to visit. These slots begin at 5:45 PM and allow visitors 1 hour and 15 minutes to explore the galleries. Tickets for these slots are also cheaper than normal tickets.

Escorted entrance tickets

Save time and cut through the crowds of tourists by booking an escorted entrance ticket for the Borghese Gallery through a tour operator or reseller. After purchasing your tickets, you can arrange to meet with a representative outside or near the gallery before your visit. With your tickets in hand, the representative will show you inside. Keep in mind that these tickets do not include a guided tour.

Group tickets

If you plan on visiting the Borghese Gallery with a group or family, you can buy individual tickets or book a guided tour. The Borghese Gallery offers a limited number of guided tours for up to 15 visitors in English and Italian for certain time slots each day. Guided tours booked by tour operators typically provide commentary in a wider range of languages and group sizes, as well as more time slots throughout the day for greater convenience.

Plan your visit to the Borghese Gallery

Opening hours

The Borghese Gallery is open between from Tuesday to Sunday*.

You can visit the Borghese Gallery between 9 AM and 7 PM, with last entries at 5:45 PM.

*The Borghese Gallery closes every Monday.

Visit duration

The Borghese Gallery utilizes a timed-entry system, whereby guests gain admission at designated 2-hour slots to peruse the galleries. This applies to all tickets and tours, with the only exception being the final slot at 5:45 PM that lasts 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Beyond the designated time to explore the galleries, visitors are given extra time to enjoy the cafe or the gift shop. As such, visits at the Borghese Gallery typically last around 2 and a half hours.


The Borghese Gallery is located in Villa Borghese, Rome's third-largest public park.

It is easily accessible by bus, tram, metro and train, and is a short ride from many other landmarks and attractions in Rome, such as the Vatican Museums and Colosseum.


The entrance to the Borghese Gallery is at Piazzale Scipione Borghese 5, within the Borghese Gardens (Villa Borghese). Once you reach Villa Borghese, you will find clear signposts to the gallery.

Visitors with disabilities or limited mobility can access the Borghese Gallery using the stair lift, which is situated to the left of the exterior staircase by the main entrance.


In the basement area of the Borghese Gallery, near the ticket office, there are a cafeteria, bookstore and gift shop, restrooms and the wardrobe. For security reasons, visitors are only allowed to take small bags and purses (no larger than 21 x 15 cm), so any larger bags, backpacks and luggage must be checked in.


Visitors are not allowed to bring with them or consume any food or drinks (including water) inside the galleries. The cafeteria offers a wide range of snacks, light meals and beverages that visitors can either enjoy indoors or take with them outside for a picnic in the gardens.

Within the Villa Borghese Gardens you will find a handful of cafés and restaurants, where you can try Roman staples while taking in the views. To the south of the park is the famed Via Vittorio Veneto offering many options in fine dining and casual restaurants.

Within the Villa Borghese Gardens, visitors can find Bioparco di Roma, a zoological garden in the heart of Rome, as well as Pincio Terrace (Terrazza del Pincio), which offers panoramic views over Piazza del Popolo and the city.

Also to be found nearby the gallery are the Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, which is dedicated to Etruscan art and culture, as well as the Auditorium Parco della Musica – a large multi-functional public music complex designed by Renzo Piano.

Two of Rome’s most iconic and popular destinations – the Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti) and Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) – are both about a 20-minute walk away from the Borghese Gallery.

Venturing further south towards Rome's center reveals the Colosseum - the timeless symbol of the Eternal City, where epic gladiatorial battles once enthralled emperors and commoners alike.

Crossing the River Tiber west of the gardens leads to the Vatican Museums and St Peter’s Basilica.

About the Borghese Gallery

The Borghese Gallery is a prestigious art gallery in central Rome, established in the 17th century to exhibit Cardinal Scipione Borghese's remarkable collection of paintings, sculptures, and antiquities. A testament to the artistic legacy of a passionate patron of the arts.

For in-depth details about the Borghese Gallery, including highlights, must-see exhibits and essential information to help plan your visit, you can refer to our comprehensive guide page!

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