(ANSA) - ROME, FEBRUARY 05 - "The first data from the February edition of #domenicalmuseo confirm another success for free admission to state museums and archaeological parks.
It is an appointment that testifies - declared the Minister of Culture Gennaro Sangiuliano - how these sites are a living body of the nation.
Everyone, Italians and foreigners, are hungry for beauty, knowledge and knowledge.
These days clearly increase awareness of the identity value of these places even more.
Therefore, as I have already had the opportunity to announce, starting this year there will be 3 additional days in which you can access the museums for free.
Three dates that correspond to as many important events in the history of the country: 25 April, 2 June and 4 November.
Finally, I would like to thank the staff involved in the success of the initiative".
Sangiuliano thus commented on the first data on the number of visitors to "Sunday at the museum" on this Sunday 5th February.
The first provisional data received are shown below: Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater only) 13,685;
Pompeii Archaeological Park 13.090;
The Uffizi 9,902;
Royal Palace of Caserta 8,483; Boboli Gardens 7,653;
Palatine Forum 6,534;
Villae of Tivoli6,307;
Palazzo Pitti 6.236;
National Museum of Castel Sant'Angelo 6,100;
Royal Palace of Naples 5,266;
National Archaeological Museum of Naples 5,200;
Castel Sant'Elmo and Museo del Novecento 3.101;
Certosa and Museum of San Martino 2.432.