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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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IKONO: the new immersive experience
Exciting settings and highly interactive installations in the heart of Rome. An immersive journey, lasting an average of about 1 hour, which develops through a series of unique breathtaking settings, able to replicate the emotion of traveling to different worlds, cultures and eras without ever having to leave the city.
Among the many interactive experiences, the "Roman Baths" certainly stand out, with an immense pool of bubbles that invite you to take a dip back in time, the "Room with Infinite Lanterns", which offers a surreal journey between lights and shadows in a evocative environment suspended in time, the "Light Painting", inspired by Pablo Picasso's light painting experiments, and, "Yokocho", which transports visitors to a traditional Tokyo street, to immerse themselves totally in the energy and sensations of one of the most fascinating cities in the world.
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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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La Casa delle Farfalle 2024From March 23 to December 9, 2024, in Via Annia Regilla, 245, Roma
A magical place in the green, an enchanting space in which you can live a unique and exciting experience in direct contact with some of the most beautiful exotic parrots in the world. A magical garden of doves sprouting all its beauty with hundreds of specimens that fly freely in a reproduction of a tropical forest created by Darwin for the opportunity to see the surroundings.
Inside, everyone will have the opportunity to stroll through a lush vegetation and observe nearby some of the most conspicuous parrots in the world, followed by biology and entomology that will guide visitors to the discovery of the entire life cycle of the parrot.
Open all days from 10.00 to 19.00
Price tickets: € 9 adults, € 6 reduced (children from 4 to 12 years)


Museum of DreamersFrom 6 October 2023 to 18 May 2024, Distretto Pratibus, Viale Angelico 52
A museum for all dreamers, an experience for adults and children in a journey where design, art and technology come together for an engaging and interactive experience, with 21 immersive installations dedicated to dreamers, including suspended swings, ball pools, tunnels flowers, optical illusions, giant unicorns and many other incredible attractions.
After having found considerable success in Madrid and Milan, the Museum of Dreamers opens in Rome, in 4000 m2 of pure magic.
Tickets : Full price €15.00, reduced €12.00


Leonardo da Vinci Experience
The museum to learn more about Leonardo's inventions. Five rooms containing 50 of Leonardo's inventions, from flying machines to the mysterious mirror room.
One of the five rooms is dedicated to Leonardo's various studies which anticipated the most revolutionary inventions of our era, including the bicycle, the helicopter, the crossbow and the parachute and another presents 22 reproductions of his famous paintings, including the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, in its first life-size reproduction in Italy.
You will discover new sides of Leonardo's life and personality through visual works, audio recordings and even holograms!
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One Work Only
From 11 to 22 May, Arte Borgo Gallery, Borgo Vittorio, 25

On display are five artists who characterize the national artistic scene and beyond. Significant and different themes are offered to the observer in various expressive languages, involving him in a pressing dialogue. In his works Francesco Calia represents lived spaces and situations in which photographic images are reworked through pictorial interventions. Antonio Carbone investigates his personal sphere, supporting a narrative that determines a correlation between the real and the virtual. In Rita Mele's works the balance between the narration of feelings and the chromatic power dominates. In Luciano Puzzo's works, emotional elements, images and materials stand out, which have now become an inevitable metaphor of contemporary society. Annibale Vanetti, with his peculiar pictorial language, expresses the contradictions and conflicts between personal identity and encounter with the Other.
Times : From 11.00 to 19.00 (Tuesday to Saturday)
Free

As in a garden
From 23 May to 26 July, Francesca Antonini Arte Contemporanea , Via di Capo le Case, 4

A collective that sees nine artists reflect on the anthropic relationship with the plant world. The artists involved were invited to explore a common theme, linked to the aesthetics and symbolism of nature, from which many of them have specifically created works .The exhibition offers the visitor a reflective experience. It aims to be an invitation to rethink man's relationship with greenery, to grasp the potential it has to offer. Plants, in fact, are an unexplored mine of possibilities and innovation for man. With their complexity they propose innovative models for social relations and organizational models, from which to take inspiration.
Times : 12.00-19.00 (from Tuesday to Friday) 10.30-13.30 (Saturday)
Free

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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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


The Pleistocene MuseumCasal de' Pazzi Museum, Via Egidio Galbani, 6
The museum to discover the Rome of 200 thousand years ago, immersing yourself in a prehistoric landscape made up of volcanoes, elephants and hunters.
An elephant tusk found during the urbanization works in the Rebibbia area, in 1981, gave way to an archaeological investigation of an area of over 1,200 square meters which brought to light the stretch of an ancient river bed where more than 2 thousand animal fossils, belonging to species unthinkable in today's Roman countryside (the ancient elephant, the aurochs, the hippopotamus, the rhinoceros). Evidence of an extraordinary series of Pleistocene deposits that dotted the lower Aniene valley 200,000 years ago.
The museum visit itinerary includes observation of the riverbed where visitors are led to imagine what is no longer there: the riverbed is filled with virtual waters and a film reconstructs the Pleistocene landscape with the river, the plants, animals and a 3D representation of the ancient elephant while, in the background, a man who lived in those places 200,000 years ago talks about his world.
Open from Tuesday to Friday from 9.00 to 13.00, Saturday and Sunday 10.00-14.00
Free admission with reservations required on 060608
Info on www.museocasaldepazzi.it


The Children's CinemaVilla Borghese, Largo Marcello Mastroianni, 15, Rome
It is considered the smallest cinema in the world with 63 seats and is located inside Villa Borghese.
The programming included comedies and cartoons when it was made in 1934 by Alfredo Annibali.


Today the Cinema dei Piccoli is open from Wednesday to Sunday, with the first show usually at 4.30pm and the last at 9.45pm.
The cost of the ticket is €7.00 on holidays and Saturdays, €6.50 on weekdays
More information and all the programming can be found on www.cinemadeipiccoli.com


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


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