The Musumeci Greco Academy of Arms in Rome
La House Museum "Musumeci Greco Academy of Arms" it is found at Rome in way of the 87 Seminar, one step away from Pantheon, and is housed on the first floor of the fifteenth century building which belonged to the bishop Diego de Valdes, camerlingo di Alessandro VI Borgia, Pontiff from 1492 al 1503.
Since 1878, the Academy belongs to the same family that ideally passes the witness fromRisorgimento age to that today without interruption and always keeping intact it spirit he sporting ideals and humans who led to his institution.
It extends on the floor of the Palace, with coffered ceilings, ancient exposed walls and furniture in Neo-Gothic style, and consists of a broad Weapons Room, from one study which houses a rich rreception of eight-twentieth century paintings, from two locker rooms for athletes and from corridor-gallery with exposition of numerous diplomas while, in the external facade, they are affixed two commemorative marble plaques.
The visitor has the opportunity to discover and admire one collection miscellaneous of papers ed objects of art, a selection of European white weapons ed Eastern from the seventeenth to the twentieth century, vintage paintings e autograph letters of historical figures who have linked their names to the Hall, as well as witnessing live lessons and assaults fencing.
The history of the Musumeci Greco Accademia d'Armi
Her secular history originates with the progenitor Salvatore Greco of the Chiaramonte, hero of the Risorgimento (1835-1910) with marble bust al Pincio next to Garibaldi, then continue with the children Agesilao (1866-1963) ed Aurelio Greco (1879-1954), legendary fencers, with the nephew Enzo Musumeci Greco (1911-1994) creator of the profession of Master of Arms for the cinema, reaching up to the present with the Maestro Renzo Musumeci Greco, fencing teacher al Experimental Cinematography Center and in various theaters, considered the most titled Master of Arms of the Italian show.
Services: Art, History and Education
The Musumeci Greco Academy of Arms offers availability to organize business or private events, presentations or cultural events, show cooking and photographic or film sets.
Whole property per day: € 2.500 (only holidays and pre-holidays)
Full weekend property: 4.000 (2 days)
Entire property per week: € 15.000
Visits by appointment:
Cost for groups:
from 1 to 5 pax € 150,00
from 6 to 10 pax € 200,00
from 11 to 20 pax € 300,00
from 21 to 30 pax € 350,00
Visits by reservation, 10 -15 12 -18 weekdays on Saturdays and holidays
Responsible: Roberta Cacchione
Places of interest nearby:
Pantheon, Basilica of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Church of Sant'Ignazio, Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, Piazza Navona