The Risorgimento and the stories of the Unification of Italy

The thousand stories of the VIVE
- Guided tour for adults
- Sunday, October 29, 11 a.m.

Eyeglasses, newspapers, red shirts, swords and paintings, rebuses and photographs: the extraordinary collection of the Central Museum of the Risorgimento becomes in this tour a map illustrating the ideals and characters that gave life to the struggle for the creation of a united and independent Italy. It will be possible to retrace this history, from Mazzini's republican dream to Garibaldi's campaigns, from the strategic alliances of the Kingdom of Sardinia - concerted by Cavour and Vittorio Emanuele II - to the fulfillment of the First World War.

WHEN: Saturday, October 29
TIME: 11 a.m. 
WHERE: Vittoriano
MEETING POINT: Vittoriano entrance, Ara Coeli side

Information and reservations

This tour costs 5 euros. The cost of the visit is in addition to the admission charge to VIVE. 

Up to 18 years old admission is free and between 18 and 25 years costs only 3 euros*.

To take part in the tour, book and buy your ticket at least 2 days in advance by clicking here.

Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of your visit at the meeting point. 

For information contact the education team by sending an email to:

All the activities are held in Italian. For more information and to request guided tours or educational activities in English or French send an email to 

* From June 15 to September 15, under Decree Law No. 61 of June 1, 2023, the cost of the entrance ticket to the VIVE - Vittoriano and Palazzo Venezia is increased by 1 euro. The measure is aimed at financing interventions for the protection and reconstruction of cultural heritage damaged by the floods that occurred in May in Emilia Romagna, Tuscany and Marche.