Nomentano is the name of Rome‘s 5th quartiere. It is located to the north of the historical centre and includes the La Sapienza University. The district is located east of the Via Nomentana and west of the Via Tiburtina. Its main tourist attraction is the Villa Torlonia, a biggish park with a number of small museums.Continue reading “Nomentano District Rome”
The Casina delle Civette is a small museum in the Villa Torlonia Park in Rome. The “Little House of the Owls” is a fairytale-like mansion that used to be the residence of the Torlonia family. Apart from the permanent collection, the museum often organizes temporary exhibitions.Continue reading “Casina delle Civette Rome”
Technotown is a “museum” for young children (age 8 to 17) in the Villa Torlonia park in Rome. It can be defined as a combination of nature and technology aiming to educate by means of games and the use creative use of media.
Technotown Rome (Villa Torlonia)
Young – and older (but only when accompanied by a child) – visitors can learn about technology and enjoy themselves at the same time, by taking 3D pictures, creating the kind of special effects that are used when making movies and exploring several other interesting technological angles.
The various subjects are divided over 7 different rooms and the only drawback is that almost everything is in Italian only.