"Placuit Ostiam petere, amoenissimam civitatem...

Decidemmo di recarci ad Ostia, piacevolissima città..."

Marco Minucio Felice, Octavius, 3.

06—2/9/2024

Termporary closure of the Castle of Julius II

 

From Feb. 6 to Feb. 9, the Julius II Castle remains closed to the public due to untimely work on the power grid.


We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Seasonal coverage of the mosaics of Ostia

As we do every winter, we cover the most delicate mosaics in Ostia to preserve them from temperature changes, frost and moisture. In the spring they will be uncovered once again and returned to public use

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Free Sundays at the Museum. The Ministry of Culture’s event returns every first Sunday of the month

 

Every first Sunday of the month free entrance for Archaeological area of Ostia antica, Imperial harbours of Claudius and Trajan, Museum of Roman ships, Necropolis of Portus, Julius II Castle.

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New educational panels of Archeological area of Ostia antica

 

Online the new educational panels to discover Ostia antica and its monumental sites and buildings

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European Heritage Label

 

The European Commission awarded the European Heritage Label to Archaeological Area of Ostia antica.

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