Opening Hours & Prices

Archaeological Park of Ostia Antica

From August 6th 2021 COVID Certificate is required to access the Archeological Park of Ostia antica


Open: Tuesday to Sunday

Closed: on Monday, 1st January, 1st May, 25th December

Opening Hours:

  • 8.30AM – 4.30PM (25th October - 28th (or 29th) February, last entrance at 3.30PM);
  • 8.30AM – 5.15PM (1st March - 31st March, last entrance at 4.15PM);
  • 8.30AM – 7.00PM (1st April – 30th September, last entrance at 6.00PM);
  • 8.30AM - 6.30PM (1st October - 24th October, last entrance at 5.30PM).

The Ticket desk closes one hour before the Park closing time.



Adults: € 12 

Reduced: € 2 (EU citizens between 18 and 25)

Online Tickets: € 14/ € 4

Annual Ticket: € 25 (free access to the Archaeological Park of Ostia Antica and temporary exhibitions, valid for one year as of date of issue).

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Purchase here your online ticket


Students groups

Free admission to the Archeological area of Ostia Antica is provided for EU students groups, accompanied by their teachers, showing at the ticket desk an official letter - containing the list of partecipants - signed by the head teacher. Reservation is required on Saturday, on Sunday and on Holydays).


Decorated Houses




Imperial Harbours of Claudius and Trajan

The archaeological area reopens to the public starting from Thursday 6 May with the following schedule:

1st and 3rd week of the month Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 9.30 AM-6.00 PM
2nd and 4th (and 5th) week of the month Thursday and Friday 9.30 AM- 6.00 PM

Opening days in SEPTEMBER: 2nd, 4th, 5th, 9th, 10th, 16th, 18th, 19th, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 30th

Opening days in OCTOBER: 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 14th, 16th, 17th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 30th, 31st

Closed on 1st January, 1st May, 25th December, 26th December, in August.

Entrance: via Portuense 2360, Fiumicino (RM), under the Via dell’Aeroporto di Fiumicino viaduct.

Admission: free.    +39 06 6529445


Necropolis of Porto

The archaeological area is open to the public with the following schedule:


Thursday 2nd, Thursday 9th, Friday 10th, Thursday 16th, Thursday 23rd, Friday 24th, Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th, Thursday 30th


Thursday 7th, Friday 8th, Thursday 14th, Thursday 21st, Friday 23rd, Thursday 28th


OPENING HOURS: Thursday and Friday: 10AM - 4 PM

Closed on 1st January, 1st May, 25th December, 26th December, in August.

Entrance: main gate in via Monte Spinoncia 52; from via dell’Aeroporto di Fiumicino, turn on the right to via Cima Cristallo, then turn on the left to via Pal Piccolo.

Admission: free.

Staff will welcome visitors and provide general info about the site.


Julius II Castle

Julius II Castle is open from July 3rd with the following schedule:

  • from July 3rd to July 31st on Saturday and on Sunday
  • on Sunday 1st August, on Saturday 14th August, on Sunday 15th August
  • from September 4th to October 3rd on Saturday and on Sunday

Entrance: the access to the Castle will be allowed by accompanied tours at 10.15 AM, 11.45 AM, 2.00 PM, 3.30 PM.

Admission: free.

The number of persons for each accompanied tour is no more than 12 persons (children included).

No advance reservation is required; reservation at the entrance.

Staff will welcome visitors and provide general info about the site.