Sleepless nights should not bother you anymore! Especially if you are in Rome. Spend the middle of May in the capital of Italy and take a chance to enjoy the cultural nightlife in this eternal city. Night lovers will get the chance to sleep in and visit their favourite museum by night coming up soon! On the 15th of May, 2010 will be the 6th year of The European Night of Museums. Rome – a city known as an open museum itself, is looking forward to welcoming you on this special night.

Rome's  Free Night Museums

After the success of the Museum week, Rome embraces another activity aimed at bringing more visitors to museums.Over 80 exhibition areas will in fact open free of charge, starting from 20.00 until 2.00 am on Sunday morning (last entry at 1:00 AM). Some of the participants are: Etruscan national Museum in piazzale di Villa Giulia 9, Oriental Art Museum in via Merulana 248, Popolar Heritage and Art National Museum in piazza. G. Marconi, Central Museum in piazza Venezia.

In addition, you can fine a wide variety of the finest exhibitions. Take a look at some of them open for free: Caravaggio (Scuderie del Quirinale), Hopper (Fondazione Roma Museo in via del corso), De Chirico (Palazzo delle Esposizioni on via nazionale), the Caravaggio’s school painters (Palazzo Ruspoli in via del corso). Don’t miss the chance to see the best pieces of arts. Plan your day carefully, as there are much more things to see than you’ll ever be able to see in one day.

Furthermore, you will be able to choose among the colorful range of concerts taking place in the most popular spots of Rome: Santa Maria del Popolo: concert at 8.30pm, Musei Capitolini: concert at 8.30pm and 10.30pm to celebrate the two hundreds years of Argentina and Museo di Roma in Trastevere. That is not all. The event is a huge not only in eternal city, but also all over Europe. 40 countries throughout Europe will take part this year! It is predicted that more than 2,500 Museums ranging from art, history, and sciences, will participate in this particular event.

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