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Events and exhibitions for children in Rome
Colosseum and Ancient Rome Family Tour for Kids
The Colosseum, Roman Forum and Ancient Rome in a small-group, child-friendly tour with fun games and activities to learn more about life during the Roman Empire.
You will hear fascinating stories about entertainments in the Colosseum, aimed at delighting emperors and screaming crowds, walk among the remains of the temples and ancient courts in the Roman Forum, admiring the Imperial Palace, the altar of Julius Caesar and the Arch of Titus. In addition, you will participate in a treasure hunt and other interactive activities, with 3D reconstructions of the buildings.
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Leonardo da Vinci Experience: guided tour for children
A wonderful experience for children dedicated to the life of Leonardo Da Vinci with this guided tour where, in addition to admiring the creations of the Italian genius come to life, children can interact with 50 replicas of Leonardo"s inventions.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Guide-escort: Italian
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Welcome to RomeCorso Vittorio Emanuele II, 203
The most fascinating and surprising show dedicated to Rome, where you can live a unique experience and immerse yourself in the 2700 years of Rome's history.
Spectacular video projections on walls, ceiling and floor accompanied by a narrator, and a large model that comes to life showing the evolution of the city over time and seeing it transform from a small village to the city we know today.
Monday - Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday - Sunday 10:00 - 20:00
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Skip-the-Ticket-Line Kids Fun Sistine Chapel & Vatican Tour

The ideal tour to explore all that the Vatican has to offer and let your children be entertained and engaged, while having fun and learning. Engage in activities that involve your whole family: solve quizzes, take part in the treasure hunt and much more. The guide can customize the tour, in order to create a unique experience for your family.
From the numerous Greek and Roman sculptures, to the Gallery of the Candelabra, the Gallery of the Tapestries, the Sobieski Room and the sumptuously decorated Raphael's Rooms to one of Italy's most popular attractions, the Sistine Chapel.
You will be enchanted by Michelangelo's works, such as the Last Judgment and other frescoes depicting biblical stories, such as the Creation of Adam. It then passes from the Sistine chapel to the most important Catholic church in the world: St. Peter's Basilica.
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Bioparco: the Zoo of RomeViale del Giardino Zoologico 1, Rome
The Zoological Garden of Rome, a place that has fascinated its visitors since 1911!
A zoological biopark where a huge amount of its resources are dedicated to conservation, educational programs and animal fences, which offer an improved quality of life to a family that has 1,200 specimens of wild nature, from about 200 different species of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians!
Along the way you will find hippos, giraffes, tigers, bears, leopards, snakes, birds, monkeys and more, which will remind you of the incredible biodiversity that exists in the world.
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The largest Lego exhibition in Europe
Until January 7 2024, Centro Commerciale Leonardo , Viale Donato Bramante, 31

Over 2,000 square meters of space and 100 spectacular models.It will be possible to admire the largest TITANIC in the world, built on a 1:25 scale made with half a million LEGO bricks.Visitors, in addition to admiring the shape of the ship, will also have the opportunity to look inside and see the life that takes place on it. There will be the Colosseum, 188 meters long, 156 meters wide, with a circumference of 524 meters and a height of 48.5 meters. There will be superheroes, the village of the Smurfs, the anatomy of the human body and much more.
Times : from 10.00 to 21.00 (every day)
Prices : €7.90

Olympic Stadium Tour
A highly engaging journey, which uses innovative and cutting-edge technologies. A journey that starts from a glorious past, represented by its inauguration in 1953, to move on to the 1960 Olympics, the European and World Athletics Championships (respectively in 1974 and 1987 ), the 1990 World Cup, the great victories of AS Roma and SS Lazio and reaches the present with the great variety of events, including major concerts. The route includes a visit to hitherto inaccessible places, such as the legends where the protagonists have written the history of the facility, the mixed zone, the changing rooms, the trophy room, the entrance to the field, the playing field, the stands, to conclude with the Stadium Store where you can buy a souvenir of the visit and with the bistro restaurant.
Timetable : From 10am to 6pm (every day except for match days)
Prices : €18.38 (0-6 years old are free)
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SHARK LAB, CHILDREN DISCOVERING PREHISTORIC SHARKS
Sunday 5 February , Stadio di Domiziano , Via di Tor Sanguigna, 3

The activities will be held by a professional paleontologist who, by showing the children the fossils of prehistoric sharks, will tell stories, secrets and curiosities about the greatest predators of the ancient seas and the differences with modern sharks. Subsequently, the children will participate in a real paleontological excavation which it will take place in an underground tank under the expert guidance of the chief paleontologist, who will coordinate the children in their findings. The laboratory ends with the artistic activity of drawing prehistoric sharks on fossil stone to take home as a souvenir.
Times : 11:00 – 15:00 – 17:00
Prices : €9 (child) €7 (companion)

Technotown, the hub of creative science in Rome
After about two years of closure, TECHNOTOWN is fully accessible to the public again and resumes its activity with a completely new project and a different target audience.
No longer a scientific playroom for children aged 8 and up, but a real creative factory for girls and boys from 12 years of age, where science, technology, ingenuity, art and mathematics are transformed into creative tools to educate achieve the impossible.
Young users, supported by the mediation of tutors, can participate in scientific courses, meetings and aperitifs. Among the first proposals, the "Electronic pills" meetings, dedicated to electronic music, "Ricicla thinks creates", for a conscious and sustainable use of the 3D printer, "Casts and resins" at Villa Torlonia and many activities related to photography as Methods of alternative photographic printing: cyanotype, Upside down: pinhole photography workshop, Darkroom: memory in the light, Old School Photography, Photographic portrait in the studio.
Another big news is the opening, inside the structure, of the first Podcast House in the world, a physical place to discover the world of digital audio content and learn how to create podcasts by telling stories, ideas and cultures.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30 to 19.00
All info and the complete calendar of initiatives is available online on the Official Site


Explora - the Children's Museum of RomeVia Flaminia, 80/86
A few steps from Piazza del Popolo, the Explora is a permanent structure for children from 0 to 11 years old built on the model of international educational museums, where the little ones can observe, touch and discover in full autonomy through play and socializing.
In addition to offering periodic activities and special events, the museum has a bookshop, a restaurant, a cafeteria, an equipped green area and a small space designed for small children up to 3 years of age.


Opening hours
The visit to the Explora exhibition pavilion, with a limited number, is organized in shifts of 1 HOUR and 45 MINUTES to manage the flow of visitors and offer a better visit.
Shifts from Tuesday to Friday: 12.00-13.45, 15.00-16.45, 17.00-18.45
Shifts Saturday and Sunday: 10.00-11.45, 12.00-13.45, 15.00-16.45, 17.00-18.45
Closed on Mondays


Fancy carnivalFrom 4 to 26 February, LunEur , Via delle Tre Fontane, 100
It's time to put on your craziest costume and come and have fun with dances, games and confetti battles!! Go wild, dress up, get colorful for four insanely fun weekends with wild dancing, streamers and crazy battles under a cascade of colored confetti. The magical inhabitants of the Garden of Wonders will catapult you with their imagination into the most magical Carnival Party in Rome!!
for info on tickets and timetables official site


MEDIEVAL ROME
Sunday February 5th , Palazzo Braschi, piazza di San Pantaleo, 10

It is an exhibition that covers 800 years of history, a time span that goes from the 6th to the 14th century, with the aim, thanks to over 160 works including documents, mosaics, frescoes and various decorations, to shed light on the appearance of a city still partially surviving, even if often hidden. Through the exhibition we will make an ideal journey towards Rome, a journey back in time to discover a Medieval Rome that has always been unique and at the center of a dense intertwining of cultures.
Timetable : 5.00 pm
Prices : €10 (child and adult)

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