From Saturday, July 27, 2013, and every last Saturday of the month until the end of the year, the ‘Night at the Museum’, a project conceived by the Ministry of Heritage and Cultural Activities and Tourism, which provides for the opening night of the 20 : 00 to 24:00 to 38 places of culture in museums and archaeological sites in the state.
In particular, the openings will be insured for museums until December 2013, while the archaeological sites up to September 2013, for the following dates:
July 27, 31 agosto, 28th September, 26th October, Nov 30, December 28, 2013
On the day Saturday, September 28, 2013 on the occasion of the European Heritage Days 2013, the institutions participating in the project Night at the Museum, exceptionally, will be open free of charge.
With the collaboration of the Directorate for the Promotion, the Ministry was able to implement a pilot project that has the goal of becoming a permanent appointment to make use of culture as widely as possible and to offer to the tourists visiting our country an unforgettable opportunity .
‘I worked hard for this project – said the Minister of Heritage and Cultural Activities and Tourism, Massimo Bray – that brings our museums to European standards and is intended to draw public attention to the importance of these places, references which are essential for the promotion of the territories and therefore significant vehicles for economic development. Citizens and tourists will have the chance, out of the usual visiting hours, to admire the cultural heritage of Italy ‘