Rome's museum of
Why locals love it
In 2011 this majestic building was transformed into a big museum for contemporary art. Come here for the modern art exhibitions or to simply enjoy a coffee at the hyped bar, or a meal at the fashionable restaurant.
Why you should visit it
Macro is housed in a disused Peroni beer plant nestled amongst 19th-century apartment buildings. The main part of the museum was designed by the French architect Odile Decq. With mirrored walls, translucent plastic sinks and neon/UV colours, it feels like an amusement park!
It has a good bookshop.