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Activities for Kids Rome

Rome boasts so many educational indoor activities for children and young people, from exhibits and creative workshops focusing on Rome’s incredible history to fascinating archaeological sites and ancient monuments. The city has some fantastic interactive museums where children can learn about the history of the Italian Capital and 3000 years of Roman history.

 

There are plenty of unique indoor activity ideas for kids in Rome, including theatres with dedicated family shows and concerts, youth choirs, and orchestras. The city also has a dedicated children’s cinema and a historic puppet theatre. The Italian capital has seemingly endless cultural offerings for children of all ages. 

 

Rome is one of Italy’s greenest cities, and is home to a plethora of spectacular city parks, squares and manicured gardens, perfect for fun outdoor activities for kids. The grounds of many private historic villas are also open to the public, some of which have extensive land to explore and play in.

 

Kids can learn hand-to-hand combat at genuine gladiator school, combining living history lessons with new skills, taught by members of the Historic Group of Rome, who specialise in life-like re-enactments of Roman history. There are excellent family-friendly walking tours for kids to discover the unique history of the Italian capital, surrounded by some of the most iconic landmarks and historic monuments in the world. 

 

Here is a useful list of activities for kids, tweens and teens in Rome, as recommended by local families in the Italian Capital. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email info@mumabroad.com

 

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INDOOR & OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS, TWEENS & TEENS – PLAY CENTRES, INDOOR FACILITIES, MUSEUMS, EXHIBITS, SPORTS, WORKSHOPS, ADVENTURE PARKS, GARDENS AND SUMMER CAMPS

Arte al Sole

Arte al Sole

Arte al Sole takes kids on a creative cultural adventure through city streets or the Italian countryside, while teaching them about the art, culture, history, stories, language and even cooking of Italy. They offer family tours, workshops and ...
Gladiator School, Villa Adriana

Gladiator School, Villa Adriana

The Gladiator School Munera Gladiatoria by Gruppo Storico Roma Aeterna offers courses nearby the beautiful Villa Adriana. Children can learn to fight with many kinds of instruments, from wooden swords to heavy weapons. The students will leave with ...
Torre Alfina

Torre Alfina

Torre Alfina, a hamlet of Acquapendente, north of Viterbo, is located in a strip of land between Lazio, Umbria and Tuscany, it is considered one of the most beautiful towns in Italy. Torre Alfina is famous for its magnificent medieval castle and ...
Il Fantastico Montpellierdo del Fantastico

Il Fantastico Montpellierdo del Fantastico

Theme park devoted entirely to the world of fantasy and the imagination, with actors playing out scenes from Peter Pan, Aladdin, Little Red Riding Hood, Alice in Wonderland, Snow White, 101 Dalmatians and other famous children’s stories. The events ...
Sacro Bosco, Bomarzo

Sacro Bosco, Bomarzo

The Sacred Wood of Bomarzo, commonly known as the Park of the Monsters (Parco dei Mostri), near Viterbo in north Lazio is filled with grotesque, larger-than-life sculptures of animals and mythological figures: sphinxes, lions, a tortoise, a war ...
Libreria Ponte Ponente

Libreria Ponte Ponente

Delightful children’s bookshop in the Ponte Lungo area of Rome. Good selection of children’s books (for older children too), games and merchandise. There is also a varied programme of events including presentations, animated book ...
Rome Gladiator School

Rome Gladiator School

Master the basics of hand-to-hand combat at a genuine gladiator school on the ancient Appian Way. You’ll discover the secrets of Imperial Rome’s gladiator games, get hands-on with ancient Roman history and have the best fun you can ...
Gymboree Play & Music

Gymboree Play & Music

The Gymboree Play & Music centre in Rome is the first one to open in Italy. The Play & Learn, Music, Art and School Skills lessons are run in English with native English teachers. There are 4 locations in and around Rome: Collina Fleming, ...
Villa Doria Pamphili

Villa Doria Pamphili

The Villa Doria Pamphili is a seventeenth-century villa with what is today the largest landscaped public park in Rome. The park is divided into three parts: the palace and gardens, the pine forest, and farm. The area embraces more than one district ...
Villa Borghese Gardens

Villa Borghese Gardens

Villa Borghese is a landscape garden in the naturalistic English manner in Rome, containing a number of buildings, museums and attractions. It is the third largest public park in Rome after the ones of the Villa Doria Pamphili and Villa Ada. In the ...

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