Detailed Guide to the Borghese Gallery Openings Hours

Borghese Gallery hours

Villa Borghese Gardens Timing

Villa Borghese Gardens Timing

What is the Best Time to Visit the Borghese Gallery?

Borghese Gallery hours

Peak Season vs Low Season

The best time to visit Rome is during the off-season from April to June. You can expect cold weather and occasional rain but lesser crowds. Avoid travel in the summer months – June to September – as it’s the peak tourist season. You will find crowded tourist attractions and high hotel prices.

Another good time to visit and avoid crowds is from September through October. This timeframe marks a transition from summer to winter.

Borghese Gallery hours

Weekday vs Weekend

The entry to Borghese Gallery is limited by time slots. Only 360 people are allowed inside at a time. Visitors can spend 2 hours inside the gallery and must exit after their time slot. We recommend booking your tickets in advance to skip the queue and ensure your entry.

Weekends generally see a large number of tourists, so it is ideal to choose a time slot during the weekdays to avoid crowds. Please avoid booking slot 11 AM as it is the most popular slot and the gallery will be packed.

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How Long Should I Spend at Borghese Gallery?

Visitors typically spend about 2 hours exploring the Borghese Gallery. The museum has a strict 2-hour visit time, and visitors are required to exit the gallery after the stipulated period. This is to ensure that all visitors have a chance to enjoy the collection without overcrowding and to protect the artwork from overexposure.

What are the Borghese Gallery hours?

Borghese Gallery is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 AM to 7 PM.

Is Borghese Gallery open every day?

No, the Borghese Gallery is closed on Mondays, 1 January,and 25 December.

When is Borghese Gallery closed?

Borghese Gallery is closed every Monday, on January 1 and December 25. 

How long should I spend at the Borghese Gallery?

Visitors typically spend about 2 hours exploring the Borghese Gallery. After exiting the museum, visitors can spend time exploring the Villa Borghese Gardens.

Q. What is the best time to visit Borghese Gallery?

A. If you’re visiting Borghese Gallery, avoid weekends and booking tickets for the 11 AM time slot, which is usually packed. Also, avoid traveling to Rome during the summer months, June to September, which is the peak tourist season.

Is Borghese Gallery open on public holidays?

Borghese Gallery is open on all public holidays except 1 January and 25 December.

Should I visit the Borghese Gallery on a public holiday?

Although you can book tickets to the Borghese Gallery on a public holiday, except for 1 January and 2 December. However, given that it is a popular attraction, you must be prepared to deal with large crowds.

What are the Borghese Gallery hours for public holidays?

The Borghese Gallery hours are from 9 AM to 7 PM even on public holidays.

What are the Borghese Gallery hours for exhibitions?

The Borghese Gallery exhibitions are accessible during the regular opening times of the gallery.

What is the best time to visit the Borghese Gallery?

The best time to visit the Borghese Gallery is during the low season from November to February, on a weekday.