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Keats-Shelley House

Piazza di Spagna 26, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 396 678 4235
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Known as Casina Rosa, this small museum is devoted to the authors' works and memorabilia.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“romantic poets” (38 reviews)
“death mask” (13 reviews)
“spanish steps” (88 reviews)
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Piazza di Spagna 26, 00187 Rome, Italy
Campo Marzio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little museum dedicated to Shelley and Keats, right next to the Spanish steps on the piazza di spania.

Thank delagioventu
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This place is at the bottom of the Spanish steps and is well worth the few euros to go in and find out about two of our greatest poets. It is easy to see why they fell in love with the place. It is the...More

Thank Lady Traveller P
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We took 63 students to visit the museum, due to the size we had to go in 3 groups. The guide was lovely and very knowledgeable, she was able to answer all of the questions from our students. She gave an interesting talk which was...More

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

went here only by request as a friend needed some further insights she missed when visiting last fall...what a charming little museum! if you live your poetry or anything remotely related to quality literature this little gem is a must see. The guides are passionate...More

Thank Ellen664
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

You have so many reviews May be another isn't needed...really don't understand the couple of negative ones we found the museum very worthwhile to visit and were very moved. Poor Keats only lived a few months there before succumbing to TB like most of his...More

1  Thank Jill A
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Fascinating place to go back in time, providing a peaceful, tranquil place enabling you to share the same views that Keats and Shelley had during their time in Rome. The house is packed full of Romantic Poets archives. A must see during your time in...More

2  Thank uncleglyn
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Had wanted to visit for years. Last minute decision to stop in. Interesting for any bibliophile and setting puts you back in time. Great sense of romanticism and interesting to remind us that Rome has been attracting artists, scholars, and poetic souls for ages. Can...More

1  Thank melvet1209
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Well I had always wanted to visit this museum, but in my several trips to Rome I never took the time, until now. OK, that's done -- and it only took about 30 minutes of my time. I can honestly say that the highlight of...More

Thank Sig79
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Keats-Shelley House is practically right next to the Spanish Steps, so it would be a pity if you went to the one and neglected the other, particularly if you are a literary enthusiast! many of us would have read and studied Keats and Shelley...More

Thank Dimitris L
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

I've wanted to visit this house for a number of years but each time I've been to Rome it seems to have passed me by, thankfully not this time. Keats' poetry has long been a significant part of my life and standing in the room...More

Thank Ian B
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