On Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October the Navy will participate in the 9th edition of the exhibition of architecture, art and culture called Open House Rome Battito Urbano 2021, opening the doors of Palazzo Marina to citizens and offering free guided tours.
Open House Roma is an annual event that, in just one weekend, allows the free opening of about 200 sites from any period in the capital, remarkable for their architectural characteristics and usually inaccessible, with free guided tours. The Navy, thanks to Open House, has the opportunity to show citizens with what passion it maintains and enhances this historical, artistic and cultural heritage: the "decorated stage of the maritime life of the Nation".
A visit that will lead guests to discover the characteristic places of the headquarters of the Navy's general staff: from the internal courtyard to the monumental one Staircase of Honor, from the long corridors streaked with marble to the elegant Historical Library, up to the imposing black anchors from the Austro-Hungarian battleships Teghettoff e Viribus Unitis, symbol of the Italian victory over the sea in the First World War, which for the Romans make Palazzo Marina the "Palazzo delle Ancore".
Visits are by appointment (https://www.openhouseroma.org/info/partecipa#partecipa-visitatore) and the entrance will take place from the entrance to Lungotevere of ships 17 (Ancore side), from 10.00 to 12.00 and from 14.00 to 18.00, where the Green Pass necessary for the visit will be checked.
On the occasion of the event there will be an information point where it will be possible to receive promotional material and learn about the editorial products of the Navy such as the Navy News, Maritime Magazine and the volumes of the Historical Office, together with the staff of the Armed Force who will illustrate the professional opportunities this offers.