"Placuit Ostiam petere, amoenissimam civitatem...

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

Marco Minucio Felice, Octavius, 3.


Free admission on Friday 2 June 2023


On 2 June, on the occasion of Republic Day, free admission to all the Park's Places of Culture: Archaeological Area of Ancient Ostia, Castle of Julius II, Imperial Ports of Claudius and Trajan, Necropolis of Porto at Isola Sacra, Museum of the Ships in Fiumicino.

Reservations are not required.

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.


New educational panels of Archeological area of Ostia antica


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


European Heritage Label


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