IN PHOTOS: Pompeii’s treasures go on display at reopened Antiquarium museum

IN PHOTOS: Pompeii’s treasures go on display at reopened Antiquarium museum

Decades worth of archaeological finds are back on public display in Pompeii from this week, in what the site's management called a "sign of great hope at a very difficult moment".

Remorseful thief returns 200 stolen ancient coins to Italian museum

Remorseful thief returns 200 stolen ancient coins to Italian museum

Italy’s Uffizi Gallery wins US court battle against ‘bloodsucking’ ticket touts

Italy’s Uffizi Gallery wins US court battle against ‘bloodsucking’ ticket touts

Mystery of ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most costly painting

Mystery of ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most costly painting

Inside Rome’s eerie ‘hospital for broken dolls’

Inside Rome’s eerie ‘hospital for broken dolls’

Rome museum robbed of €10,000

Rome museum robbed of €10,000

Italy’s farmers turn cowpats into crockery at ‘Shit Museum’

Italy’s farmers turn cowpats into crockery at ‘Shit Museum’

‘Crap’ Hitler painting goes on show in Italian Museum of Madness

‘Crap’ Hitler painting goes on show in Italian Museum of Madness

First woman named to head Vatican Museums

First woman named to head Vatican Museums

Controversial ‘attic Caravaggio’ to go on display at Milan museum

Controversial ‘attic Caravaggio’ to go on display at Milan museum

Italy hunts for more foreign directors in museum shake-up

Italy hunts for more foreign directors in museum shake-up

Rome mulls ‘metro museum’ after new line unearths ruin

Rome mulls ‘metro museum’ after new line unearths ruin

Niqab-wearing tourist stopped from entering Italian museum

Niqab-wearing tourist stopped from entering Italian museum

Mussolini museum project awakes demons of Italy’s past

Mussolini museum project awakes demons of Italy’s past

Another popular Florence art museum is infested with ticks

Another popular Florence art museum is infested with ticks

Italian unions blast palace chief for ‘working too hard’

Italian unions blast palace chief for ‘working too hard’

Why you’ve never heard of Italy’s best museum

Why you’ve never heard of Italy’s best museum

Mussolini’s shrine town will get €5m fascism museum

Mussolini’s shrine town will get €5m fascism museum

Rome’s nude statues covered to spare Rouhani’s blushes

Rome’s nude statues covered to spare Rouhani’s blushes

Museum staff ‘skipped work for betting shop’

Museum staff ‘skipped work for betting shop’

Century-old Sissi cake on show at Italian castle

Century-old Sissi cake on show at Italian castle

Italy’s masterpieces stolen in museum heist

Italy’s masterpieces stolen in museum heist

Italy blocks extradition of Tunisia attack suspect

Italy blocks extradition of Tunisia attack suspect

Tunisia asks Italy to extradite Bardo suspect

Tunisia asks Italy to extradite Bardo suspect

Tunisia attack suspect ‘came to Italy by boat’

Tunisia attack suspect ‘came to Italy by boat’

World’s sh*ttiest museum opens in Italy

World’s sh*ttiest museum opens in Italy

Turin’s Egyptian Museum unveils €50m revamp

Turin’s Egyptian Museum unveils €50m revamp

Homeless get private tour of Sistine Chapel

Homeless get private tour of Sistine Chapel

Isis claims responsibility for Tunis attack

Isis claims responsibility for Tunis attack

Mayor wants museum to remember Mussolini

Mayor wants museum to remember Mussolini

Pope Francis statue joins Rome wax museum

Pope Francis statue joins Rome wax museum

Smart young Italians refuse to quit the country

Smart young Italians refuse to quit the country

MAXXI museum goes global with new boss

MAXXI museum goes global with new boss

Tourist snaps finger off 600-year-old statue

Tourist snaps finger off 600-year-old statue

Migrants take shelter in Italy Holocaust memorial

Migrants take shelter in Italy Holocaust memorial