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The Museo Missionario Etnologico in Rome: Journey through Ethnological Diversity

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The Museo Missionario-Ethnologico is one of the Vatican Museums.
Marvel at historical works from all papal missionary areas. These works include many testimonies of other denominations, such as Buddhism from the Far East, Islam and also nativ art from Central Africa.

Opening times Museo Missionario Etnologico

From Monday to Saturday 08.00 am – 07.00 pm (final entry 05.00 pm)

From 1 March On Fridays and Saturdays extended opening hours until 08.00 pm (final entry 06.00 pm)

All Vatican Museums are closed on Easter, 29 June, 25 or 26 December.

Admission Museo Missionario Etnologico

Adults: 21€

Reduced: 12€

Under 6: free

Skip the line at the Vatican Museum. You don't have to pay any fees. 

Address Museo Missionario Etnologico

Viale Vaticano
00165 Rome

 + 39 06 69884676

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The Museo Missionario Etnologico, is located in the middle of the complex of Vatican Museums in the Vatican.

Direction Museo Missionario Etnologico

Metro A to Cipro ot Ottaviano, S. Pietro, Musei Vaticani
Bus 32, 81 or 982 to Piazza del Risorgimento
Bus 492 or 990 to Via Leone IV / Via degli Scipioni
Bus 49 to Viale Vaticano-Musei Vaticani
Tram: 19 to Piazza del Risorgimento

Special condition of use Museo Missionario Etnologico

Closed Sunday (exception: last Sunday of the month), 1st and 6th January, 11th and 22th February, 19th and 28th March, 29th June, 15th August, 1st November, 8th and 26th December.

In the Vatican and  also in the Museo Missionario Etnologico the wearing of decent clothes is expected. During your visit to the Vatican Museums, do not wear sleeveless outerwear, shorts, miniskirts or hats. Further information on prohibited and permitted items can be found on the Vatican Museums website at http://www. museivaticani. va/content/museivaticani/de/visita-i-musei/consigli-utili. html

Highlights Museo Missionario Etnologico

  • about 100.000 exhibits from all over the world (New Guinea, Jerusalem, and many more)
  • Works of art and historical testimonies of all papal mission areas
  • Models of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, the Altar of Confucius and the Temple of Shintoists

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