Guided tour

Colosseum & Ancient Rome Family Tour for Kids

Guided tour

Colosseum & Ancient Rome Family Tour for Kids

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From US$ 226.76 per person

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Make your family and kids, play, learn and have fun in the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Emperors' House, with a local specialized guide who will take you by hand and lead you on a fantastic journey back to the Roman Empire.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible


  • Learn about Ancient Rome througha variety of games and fun activities
  • See the highlights of the Roman Empure with a local, specialized guide
  • Engage with a range of multimedia tools which pave the way for fun for all the family
Full description
Enjoy the highlights of Ancient Rome with a local expert guide for kids and families. She will take you by the hand through the footsteps of emperors and gladiators. You will visit amazing sites, play, learn and visit one of the most extraordinary places in the world, the center of the Roman Empire. Skipping the long entrance lines you will explore the Colosseum, hear fascinating stories about the fights that took place there helped by exclusive illustrations and didactic material provided by your guide. You will feel like going back to 2000 years ago, walking on the original paved roads, visiting temples, Ancient courthouses, the Imperial palace, the altar of Julius Caesar, the Arches of Constantine and Titus and much much more. Your guide will make you play trivia, treasure hunts, photo contexts and many other games to make your tour interactive and fun. She will use visual media and overlays books to show you movies and 3D reconstructions of Ancient buildings that are now in ruin and they will come back to life! Take this tour to see the best of Ancient Rome, learn history, play with its charachters and spend unforgettable moments with your family!
  • Specialized local guide
  • Private tour
  • Skip-the-line tickets for the Colosseum
  • Headsets if needed
  • Colosseum entrance fees and tickets
  • Activities and games tailored on the kids ages and family needs
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips

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Meeting point

At the newsagent in front of the Colosseum metro station exit on the ground level (there is only one exit, just in front of the monument). Street address: Via dei Fori Imperiali 21, 00184, Rome. Your tour guide will be holding a sign with your name written on it.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 78 reviews

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The Colosseum is impressive and we are so glad we had a private tour geared for our four children, it made it so much more memorable to learn the history from an expert who kept our kids engaged the entire time. She was a delight, but a little hard to hear at times because she was losing her voice. However, she was always super friendly and patient to repeat herself and find a quieter area to explain the many interesting facts surrounding the building of this great monument. We also really enjoyed Palantine Hill!! The Romans were masters of their crafts and what a privilege to walk in their footsteps.

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March 28, 2023

Un excelente tour enfocado en niños! Aún cuando estuvimos bajo temperaturas récord de calor este junio, la dinámica de competencia por puntos y forma de explicar las cosas mantuvo a mis hijas de 9 e hijo de 4 completamente entretenidos. Muy recomendado.

March 28, 2023

Marco was a fabulous tour guide. My son is 12 and autistic. Marco was fantastic with him as well as my typical 6 year old daughter. He was patient, informative, and an absolute joy. He really brought the tour of the Colosseum to life. We enjoyed our tour so much and truly appreciate his enthusiasm. It was entire family's favorite part of our trip to Rome!

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March 28, 2023

Product ID: 57414