The Gallery of Ancient Marbles

The Gallery of Ancient Marbles

The  Ancient Marbles Gallery is a suggestive space where the marbles, of the utmost importance for the history of the Jewish Community of Rome and dating back to the XVI-XIX centuries, are collected. Some of them remember the legacies of wealthy families, others...
Room 1 – The Fabric Wardrobe

Room 1 – The Fabric Wardrobe

Renaissance velvets decorated with gold threads, embroideries and lace of the Baroque age, French eighteenth-century lampas: a world of grace and richness that has come down to us from the age of the ghetto. The museum has about 900 fabrics, some of which are...
Room 2 – From Judaei to Giudei: Rome and its Jews

Room 2 – From Judaei to Giudei: Rome and its Jews

Tombstones casts from Rome catacombs and from Ostia Antica synagogue, Middle Age manuscripts, plants of the city characterize this room in which the uninterrupted presence of the Jews in Rome, for over two thousand years, is visually...
Room 3 – Feasts of the year, feasts of life

Room 3 – Feasts of the year, feasts of life

The room is dedicated to the events that mark the time of Judaism: prayer, the Shabat, the annual Jewish holidays and the cycle of life. In each showcase the recurrences of the calendar that characterize the life of the Jews are explained and represented through the...
Room 4 – The treasures of the Five Scole

Room 4 – The treasures of the Five Scole

Silver, precious fabrics and polychrome marbles: the room is a tribute to the objects that the Jews of the ghetto donated to their synagogues and the occasion to explain their use within the liturgical celebrations of the Jewish...