A magnificent example of recovery of industrial archaeology, creating a facility to host the collection of ancient sculpture of the Capitoline Museums. English edition.
[Collections from the Capitoline Museums at the Montemartini Station] The Montemartini power station, opened in 1912, was shut down at the end of the 1950s. After a long period of abandon, this fascinating Liberty building has been renovated to create a multimedia center for conferences, performances and exhibitions.
The power station also contains an unusual, evocative exhibition itinerary through one of the finest collections of ancient sculpture, property of the Capitoline Museums.
The guide examines the extraordinary masterpieces of the Capitoline collection, and documents the history and evolution of the Montemartini power station, a rare, successful example of recovery of industrial heritage. English edition.