Il Museo dell’Istituto Superiore di Sanità


Disabled people equipped with walking devices and aids can access the Museum from Via del Castro Laurenziano n. 10, where a representative, after reporting, will accompany them for the visit. The museum is also accessible to visitors on "mobility scooters" and "electric wheelchairs". The Istituto Superiore di Sanità (the National Institute of Health in Italy) does not have traditional wheel chairs to be assigned on request.

For the blind and visually impaired there is a tactile path equipped with Braille tables.

There are duly marked emergency exits on the Museum floor (Floor H).

To get to the museum there are elevators equipped with braille numbering on both internal and external buttons.

Animals are not allowed, even of small size. Guide dogs for blind people are an exception, provided they have a leash and muzzle. To facilitate reception and entry, the communication of the visit must be sent at least one day in advance to the email address: .

How to reach us

The Museum is located inside the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Floor H, in Viale Regina Elena, 299, near the University of Rome "Sapienza".

By car
The Italian National Institute of Health does not have a parking lot open to the public. In the surrounding streets you can find parking spaces in the blue stripes subject to the payment of an ordinary hourly rate (€ 1.00 per hour).

By train
From the Tiburtina railway station you can reach the Museum by going to the " Tiburtina (MB)" stop and taking lines 163 or 71 for 4 stops. Get off at the "Verano" stop. Continue on foot going up Viale Regina Elena for about 100 meters to the right until number 299.

From the Termini railway station you can reach the Museum with lines 71 , 492 and 310. Go to the "Turati / Fanti" stop and take line 71 (direction " Tiburtina (MB) for 7 stops. Get off at the" Verano "stop. Continue on foot going up Viale Regina Elena for about 100 meters on the right to the number 299. Go to the "Volturno" stop and take line 492 (direction " Tiburtina (MB) for 9 stops. Get off at the" Verano "stop. Continue on foot going up Viale Regina Elena for about 100 meters on the right to the number 299. Go to the "Termini" stop (Capolinea) and take line 310(direction Vescovio) for 5 stops. Get off at the "Università / Regina Elena" stop. continue on foot and at the crossroads turn right, continue for 450 meters downhill, cross at number 299.

By Metro
Line " A " get off at Termini take line " B " Line " B " get off at the "Policlinico" stop, walk towards Piazzale del Verano keeping left for about a kilometer, or take the tram towards "Verano" n. 3 ( towards Trastevere station (FS) or no. 19 (towards Gerani) and get off in front of the Italian National Institute of Health.

By Bus and Tram
Lines 3, 19, 71, 310, 163, 492


Museum of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Viale Regina Elena, 299
00161 ROME
phone: (+39) 06 4990 6005

Services to the public

Each visitor will have to enter the concierge at Viale Regina Elena, 299 and communicate to the attendant that he has a reservation to visit the Museum. Our supervisors will check the attendance and accompany the group to the museum. Outside the museum room there are lockers for the free storage of bags, backpacks and special cabinets for the storage of jackets and coats. There are also toilets for people with disabilities.

Rules for visitors 

To regulate access to the Museum, each visitor must deliver an identity document to the entrance of the Institute and will receive a badge that is required to be displayed visibly for the duration of the visit. The badge must be returned to the reception staff at the end of the visit.

Access to minors unaccompanied by parents or other adults responsible for them is not allowed. For the entire stay in the ISS premises, the visitor is covered by an RCT policy.

Since the Museum is housed in a workplace, visitors must comply with the provisions relating to safety regulations and that they are always accompanied by staff. The Visitor is particularly required:

  • to adopt civil behavior that respects the dignity of others
  • not to cause material damage to the structure and people, this behavior will be a reason for immediate removal 
  • to access with appropriate clothing while respecting the place and visitors
  • to access the Museum after depositing backpacks, umbrellas and any other bulky material in the appropriate lockers 
  • not to smoke (the use of electronic cigarettes is also prohibited) 
  • not to take food and drinks in the exhibition areas
  • mute the ringtone and audio of cell phones and other mobile devices 

In the case of school groups, teachers are responsible for the behavior of the students entrusted to them and it will be their task to obtain from the students conduct consistent with the prescriptions of these guidelines.

The Istituto Superiore di Sanità is relieved of any responsibility for damages caused to people or things caused by the non-observance of these guidelines.

Safety rules 

As regards compliance with the provisions of Legislative Decree 81/2008, please refer to the specific behavioral protocol prepared by the Prevention and Protection of Workers Service of the Italian National Institute of Health.


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