Guided Tour of Ancient Ostia for Kids

3 h
Walking Tours
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible

Guided Tour of Ancient Ostia for Kids

Visiting Rome with your children or just looking for a fun and rewarding activity for your kids? We have the perfect option with this exclusive tour of Rome for kids. Under the guidance of our experts, let your children become archaeologists for a day in the magnificent site of Ostia Antica!

A three hours tour of Ostia Antica, specifically designed for children who wish to become archaeologist for a day
Discover the history and culture of Ancient Rome with this unique archeological tour for kids
Go beyond the classic tours and give your kids an unforgettable experience in Rome
Surrounded by the wonderful treasures of the ancient part of Rome, just a few kilometers from the center of the city
An exciting and children-friendly eXPerience in the Eternal city!

This three hour tour of Ancient Ostia (“Ostia Antica” in Italian) will give you a unique chance to discover the ancient Rome and find out some techniques used by real archaeologists to bring Roman wonders to light. You will learn more about Ostia and how it became the first Roman colony in the VII century B.C. by means of Ancus Marcius (the fourth king of Rome), and about its golden age in the Imperial time. 
This unique history tour in Rome is fun and engaging both for kids and parents, an authentic eXPerience for the whole family. You will have the unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of some of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world. Our professional guides will lead you through the site of Ostia Antica, revealing educational and entertaining activities that will keep your imagination flowing.
Ostia was the commercial and harbor center of the entire Roman Empire and it was the point from where wheat supplies for the capital arrived. In this extraordinary tour close to Rome, you will be simulating a real archaeological digging: you will deal with a goal to be reached and will be surrounded by real archaeological finds. It will be a fantastic and captivating journey in ancient Rome, full of history, bucolic views and relaxation, just a few kilometers away from the city.

More fun-filled kids activities in Rome!

If your children are interested in Ancient Rome, don't forget to book our unique Colosseum Tour: to know more about the story of the most important monument in Rome! Or you can take a look at our Palatino and Campidoglio tour, to go back to the legendary origins of the Eternal City! Otherwise, you can choose our Sant'Angelo Castle tour, the best tour for kids who love ghost stories!

  • 3-hour guided tour with our guide
  • Educational and fun activities during the visit
  • Entrance ticket in the archaeoloical area
  • Entrance tickets for adults
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

The meeting point is close to the Archaeological Diggings of Ostia Antica.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


Children ages: between 7 and 12.
We suggest wearing comfortable shoes and clothes for your children. During hot season please give your children a hat, sunscreen, a bottle of water and a small snack.
Parents of children who will take part in the tour are welcome. In this case the cost of the entrance ticket for Ostia Antica for each adult is considered to be excluded from the final price.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.