by Adriana ruiz
Looking for a free place to study or work remotely in Rome? There are plenty of options to choose from. Here are our top picks:
Cinema Troisi – It is a cultural space featuring a state-of-the-art cinema hall, a study room, a foyer-bar, and a terrace. You can use the café or terrace for free to study or work; however, it may get a bit noisy. For a quieter work environment, you can head to their study room—the first one in Italy, open to everyone for free, operational 24/7, 365 days a year, equipped with ultra-fast Wi-Fi. Please be aware that to secure a spot in the study room, you should arrive either before 9 am or after 7 pm, as desks and chairs are limited, and the space tends to fill up quickly.
Palazzo Braschi – Palazzo Braschi’s Study Room follows the opening hours of the Museum of Rome: from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 7 pm. The space is free access and currently accommodates 16 stations. It is located on the ground floor of the museum and is fully accessible, even for people with disabilities. Users can access the study room without a reservation, while the consultation of archival and bibliographic heritage in the museum’s documentation center is available upon request from scholars and researchers.
The Library of the Chamber of Commerce of Rome – It’s located within the historic institutional headquarters at Via de’ Burrò 147. Deeply renovated and modernized in its spaces, the library welcomes students to provide them with an ideal environment for study and research. The premises are open free of charge from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, with the opportunity to consult the library’s heritage and conduct research or simply study with personal texts. Additionally, you can freely use the Wi-Fi network. For further information, you can contact by phone at 06.5208-2330/2560/2435/2597 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Palazzo delle Esposizioni – Located in the heart of Rome, this cultural center provides a quiet environment for students and researchers. They offer a library and study room, as well as a lovely café.
Biblioteca Europea di Roma – or the European Library of Rome, is an excellent option. Located in the historic center of the city, this modern and well-equipped library provides a large study area and a wide range of resources, including books, newspapers, magazines, and online databases. With printing and scanning services, as well as a café, you can easily stay productive and focused.
Feltrinelli at Largo Argentina – This bookstore and café is a cozy and relaxed spot with ample seating and free Wi-Fi. Plus, they serve up delicious coffee and snacks to keep you fueled.
Maxxi Museum – For a unique place to study or work, check out the Maxxi Museum in the Flaminio neighborhood. They have free Wi-Fi, a café, and plenty of seating options, and you can take breaks to explore the exhibitions when you need a break.
No matter what your preferences are, Rome has plenty of places where you can work and study in a productive and inspiring environment. Whether you opt for a traditional library or cultural center or choose a more unconventional spot like a cinema or museum, you’re sure to find a place that suits your needs.
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