Museo Pio Cristiano
Museo Pio Cristiano

The Museo Pio Cristiano is one of the Vatican Museums. It houses various works of Christian antiquity.[1]

The museum was founded by Pope Pius IX in 1854,[2] two years after the establishment of the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology.


  1. ^ "Pius-Christian Museum – Vatican Museums". Retrieved 2018-05-07.
  2. ^ "Pio-Christian Museum". Retrieved 2018-05-07.

Coordinates: 41°54′23″N 12°27′14″E / 41.9065°N 12.4538°E / 41.9065; 12.4538