Opening hours
& ticket office

Opening hours
of the archaeological site

Periods Entry Exit
from the last Sunday in October
to February, 15th
8:30 a.m./3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
from February, 16th to March, 15th 8:30 a.m./4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
from March 16th to the last Saturday 8:30 a.m./4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
from the last Sunday in March
to August, 31st
8:30 a.m./6:15 p.m. 7:15 p.m.
from September, 1st to September, 30th 8:30 a.m./6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
from October, 1st to the last Sunday in October 8:30 a.m./5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

ON THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH: FREE ENTRANCE FOR EVERYONE!

CLOSED: ON MONDAY, ON DECEMBER THE 25TH, ON JANUARY THE 1ST, ON MAY THE 1ST.

At the moment, there is not a luggage storage service for users.
The land may seem disjointed. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

The harbour of Trajan

Winter schedule until March 21, the first and third Sundays of the month and every Thursday from 9.30 to 15.30 with last exit at 16.30.

Decorated Houses

RESERVATIONS HITS DECORATED HOUSES:
The decorated homes visited are: House of Diana, Insula of Jupiter and Ganymede, Insula of the Muses, the Yellow Walls and Insula Insula of Ierodule.
The houses are accessible every Sunday morning at 10:30 am by appointment in front of the Museum of the excavations of Ostia Antica, and only when booked in advance which must be carried out exclusively through the following email address: ss-col.domusostia@beniculturali.it (the reservation will be considered valid only after after confirmation).
The opening service to decorated homes do not incur an extra charge to the price of admission.
The maximum number of participants for each Sunday is 30 people.

Reservation Policies:
You can book for a Sunday of the current month or the next one for up to 5 people.

In the email booking is mandatory:
1. indicate in the subject: "OPEN HOUSES DECORATED THE MORNING (dd / mm / yy)"
2. insert name of each participant (maximum of 5 names)
3. Enter the name and surname of the contact person, and its telephone number
The reservation can be considered valid only after receiving specific email confirmation by this administration.

NEWS!

Visits to homes decorated in the afternoon:
experimental project by the three-months with the collaboration of volunteers from the National Civil Service for the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.
On the occasion of the first Sunday of the month, in which there will be free access for all, will be expanded, in the afternoon, the regular morning service Sunday trading of decorated homes with an afternoon visit accompanied that will follow the following route: Diana's House Insula of Jupiter and Ganymede, Insula of the Muses, Insula of the Yellow Walls, Insula of Ierodule.
The meeting is scheduled at 14.30 in front of the Museum of Ostia Antica, and excavations will last about two hours.
Reservations must be made exclusively through the following email address: ss-col.domusostia@beniculturali.it (reservations will be considered valid only after after confirmation).
The opening service to decorated homes do not incur an extra charge to the price of admission.
The maximum number of participants is 30 people.

Reservation Policies:
You can book for the afternoon tour on the first Sunday of the current month or the next one for up to 5 people.

In the email booking is mandatory:
1. indicate in the subject: "OPEN HOUSES DECORATED THE AFTERNOON (dd / mm / yy)"
2. insert name of each participant (maximum of 5 names)
3. Enter the name and surname of the contact person, and its telephone number
The reservation can be considered valid only after receiving specific email confirmation by this administration.

The Museum

the Museum opens at 9.30 am and closes at the same time of the ticket-office. (entry not allowed to pets and animals).
Taking photos is allowed only WITHOUT flash.

The Castle of Julius II

 

THE CASTLE WILL BE CLOSED FOR RENOVATION WORKS.

 

The Castle is open on Thursdays and Sundays.
First entrance at 11:00 am
Second input 12.00 am (only on Sunday)

Reservations are necessary for groups at the following number: 0039 (0)6.56.35.80.44

Piazza della Rocca (within the ancient borough)
00119 - Ostia Antica - Rome - Italy

The entrance to the Castle of Julius II is free. (entry not allowed to pets and animals)

Entrance fees

 

THE TICKET IS VALID FOR A SINGLE ENTRY. ONCE YOU ARE OUT, YOU CAN NOT GO IN AGAIN.

 

Full ticket € 8,00

Reduced ticket € 4,00
European citizens between 18 and 25 years old (only by showing a valid document to attest the age); European teachers (only by showing a valid document to attest the professional qualifications).

List of nations

In case of exhibitions inside the archaeological site, the ticket price will be increased of € 3,00.

Free tickets
under 18 years old, journalists, school groups, disabled people, students and teachers in Archeology, History of Arts, Architecture, Conservation-Restoration of cultural heritage, Academy of Fine Arts, Education Sciences, Travel Guides, Tourist Interpreters (only European Union citizens) and ICOM + ICCROM members (only by showing valid membership card).

You can pay the tickets by Visa, Mastercard and Maestro credit cards.
We join the ROMA PASS circuit.

 


IMPORTANT NOTICE: For people with disabilities and/or mobility impairments, by now there is an alternative path which goes only through half site, ending by the Cafeteria!

 

RULES OF CONDUCT

Inside the archaeological site:
1. soccer and like are forbidden;
2. climbing on the ruins is forbidden;
3. writing on the walls is forbidden;
4. the objects inside the Excavations and the Museum must not be touched;
5. rubbish must be thrown into special bins provided for this use;
6. plants and flowers must be respected, and picking flowers or breaking branches are forbidden.
7. The entrance with pets and animals is allowed with the leash.
8. The entrance by bicycles is NOT allowed.
In cases where there is any noticeable breaches of those rules, the Superintendent will suspend at any time visiting and ward managers and, in severe cases, a complaint will be made to the legal authorities for legal sanctions.

See the prices of parking

Viale dei Romagnoli 717
00119 - Ostia Antica - Rome - Italy