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Museo delle Anime del Purgatorio

Lungotevere Prati 18, 00100 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 6517
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Beautiful Church

Never heard of or seen before driving by on a tour bus, the most amazing church. Worth a quick visit

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Lilli E
A tiny museum like no other

Housed inside the church, the museum of the souls in Purgatory can be found in the sacristy... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Located in a small room next to a church, this eerie museum displays objects and photos of objects said to show traces of apparitions who reside in Purgatory.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average27%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible2%
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“sacristy” (2 reviews)
Lungotevere Prati 18, 00100 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 6517
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Never heard of or seen before driving by on a tour bus, the most amazing church. Worth a quick visit

Thank Lilli E
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Housed inside the church, the museum of the souls in Purgatory can be found in the sacristy. Contains artefacts which show the burn marks left by souls in Purgatory.

Thank MattWE
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a modest wall mounted collection of artefacts (approx. 10) from the late 18th - early 20th century that claim to evidence the afterlife in general and purgatory in particular. They could be explained by natural or human phenomena, or they could be evidence...More

Thank StewartEm
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Saw this in the DK Rome Top 10 guidebook, in the "off the beaten track section". Thought we'd give it a try. Wish we hadn't bothered. It's just a wall with a small number of artefacts of questionable origin - x-files it isn't. Disappointing.

Thank bikeeandy
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

It is not the usual place crowded with tourists. It consists of a small room. The museum is a good destination for people who want to visit the less known part of Rome.

Thank Dzbg111
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We stopped by on the way from Vatican back to the Old City and it was a quick visit. The museum is just one room with some relics showing contacts of the souls from purgatory with our world. The priest was lovely but he does...More

Thank Dukielka
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Small collection of relics that a priest has collected to revitalize devotion and prayers for the souls in purgatory. We were told about this museum by our priest in Texas, so we wanted to visit this.

Thank troyboy419
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

The Museo delle Anime del Purgatorio was more of a church than an actual museum. We came a cross this church while waking around Rome shortly after our arrival and it was beautiful inside. After walking around, we finally found the museum part with the...More

1  Thank Julio B
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This small museum is worth a stop by as you travel from Castle San Angelo to Trevi fountain area. It has an interesting display of purgatory items. No need to allow more than 20 minutes.

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Avoid it not really worth it See the extirior only. No need to pay to enter. The pics are all copies. We paid 5 to enter the meusim. And no english tourMore

2  Thank Taz A
Management response:Responded 14 May 2015
Google Translation

Sono dispiaciuto che la Mostra di questi cimeli non vi sia piaciuta. Bisogna capire che si tratta di cimeli di...More

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