Carcere Mamertino (Carcer Tullianum)

Typology: Monuments


Address: Clivo Argentario, 1
Zone: Rione Campitelli (Foro Romano- Campidoglio-P.Venezia) (Roma centro)
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Telephone: +39 06 698961
Telephone: Per info +39 06.69896375
Web site: www.orp.org

Opening times

Booking required: http://tullianum.org/?lang=en

You can book group visits in different languages.

08.30 - 16.30 from the last Sunday of October to February 15th
08.30 - 17.00 from February 16th to March 15th
08.30 - 17.30 from March 16th to March 24th
08.30 - 19.15 from the last Sunday of March to August 31st 
08.30 - 19.00 from September 1st to September 30th 
08.30 - 18.30 from October 1st to last Saturday of October  


The tour with multimedia devices (tablet) takes about 1 hour.

Adults € 10,00
Individual child rate (6-17 years) and students until 25 years (presenting their student card or International Student Card) € 5,00
Religious/Nuns/Priest € 5,00
Children from 0 to 5 are free  
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People with 74% disability FREE

For information: tel +39 06.69896375; email support@orpnet.org

Rates reserved to Omnia Card holders

Omnia holders can enter for free only in the Carcer Tullianum area but not to the Museum and multimedia itinerary.

For the complete tour ( Museum + Carcer Tullianum+ multimedia device ) the price is € 7,00.

Group tours (in language).
For information: tel +39 06.69896379; email romacristiana@orpnet.org

Tickets and reservations available online on ORP website or at ORP Info points.

It has been activated, in partnership with Coopculture, the new access (turnstile) to the archaeological area located near the Carcer, accessible on the opening times of the archaeological area.
The access is reserved to the holders of the combined ticket Tullianum Carcer + Archaeological area (soon available), Roma Pass holders, Omnia Card holders, ticket to the archaeological area only.


Modalità di partecipazione: Booking required

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The Carcer Tullianum is one of the most important and fascinating monuments of the Roman Republic at the time. It holds a great historical and archaeological wealth for over 3,000 years. The first signs of the place date back to the ninth century BC
It is located below the Church of St. Joseph ‘‘the Carpenter’’ – dated sixteenth century – it faces at the Roman Forum, one of the most impressive views of the city. The complex consists of two distinct parts: the Carcer, the upper level, which dates from the seventh century. B.C. and Tullianum, the lower level, which dates back to the sixth century.a.C. The Tullianum waters were left to die the enemies of the Roman people, including some major historical figures, like Vercingetorix, the prince and leader of Gallia (Gaul).
On the Tullianum, an ancient tradition tells of the miraculous action of St. Peter, the first of the apostles of Jesus, which with a stick struck the rock and made water spring which used to baptize inmates and jailers; At the centuries this monumental complex was, therefore, also a place of great devotion, even today much visited by those who went on a pilgrimage to Rome.
The visit to this exceptional archaeological site is enhanced by a multimedia course that includes the viewing of videos and the use of tablet: you can see the reconstruction of the original environment and read insights on what was found during the recent excavations
The Carcer Tullianum is managed by Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi.
Last checked: 2020-03-09 14:44
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