Exterior decoration of the Chapel

MR 460

The exterior decoration consists of gilded silver-plated copper cladding made by Christofle, and reliefs and  sculptures created by Godin with three angels on each side with the attributes distinguishing the theological virtues: Faith, Hope and Charity, and four griffons at the corners.

The hall

Sala del Treno di Pio IX (già Sala Caldaie n. 2)

The environment that today is dedicated to the exposition of Pope Pius IX’s train wagons was originally a sector of the Boiler Room n. 2 of the Montemartini thermoelectric plant.