Museo Storico Artistico

Museo Storico Artistico information

Location
Rome , Italy
Getting there
Metro: Ottaviano-San Pietro
Prices
adult/reduced €7/5
Opening hours
9am-6.15pm summer, to 5.15pm winter
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Accessed from the left nave of St Peter's Basilica, the Museo Storico Artistico (Tesoro; Treasury) sparkles with sacred relics and priceless artefacts, including a tabernacle by Donatello and the 6th-century Crux Vaticana, a cross studded with jewels that was a gift of the ­emperor Justinian II.