How to find us

Situated in the heart of Rome, close to the Spanish Steps, the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History is easily accessible by public transport.

Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History
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By underground

Metro line A to Piazza di Spagna ("Spagna"). From the main railway station (Termini) take the metro line A (direction Battistini) and exit the train at the stop "Spagna".

By bus

The nearest bus stops are on Via del Tritone. Coming from the main railway station Termini, take the stop Tritone/Barberini; coming from the Vatican Tritone/Fontana di Trevi.

By plane

From Fiumicino airport
Fiumicino airport has its own railway station. The Leonardo Express Airport Train takes 30 minutes to reach the center of Rome (Termini). From there, see above.

From Ciampino airport
There are several bus services (ATAC, Terravision, Cotral or Schiaffini) offering direct transfers to the main railway station Termini. From there, see above.

Disabled access

The Bibliotheca Hertziana is accessible for visitors with impaired mobility and for wheelchair users. Please do call in advance to let us know when you will be arriving, so we can assist you. Tel.: +39 06 699 93 227. 

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