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Mamertine Prison: Entrance Ticket

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40 mins
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Explore Rome’s oldest prison known as Carcer Tullianmum and now Mamertine Prison. Discover all the hidden secrets of this maximum-security penitentiary for Roman enemies, awaiting their execution.

highlights

  • Discover Rome’s oldest prison, originally known as Carcer Tullianum, that had maximum security where Roman enemies were incarcerated.
  • Admire the remarkable contrast between the historic and artistic moments that occurred at this attraction.
  • Walk through the prison where enemies such as the King of Numidia, Jugurtha, and the King of Gauls, Vercingetorix were defeated by Julius Ceaser and lived their final days.
  • Have access to a multimedia guide that is available in English, Italian, and Spanish, giving you information about all the fascinating facts and stories of the prison.
  • Experience the place where the followers of Catiline met their end and where several Christian martyrs lived their last days.

inclusions

  • Entrance ticket to Carcer Tullianum (Marmertime Prison)
  • Use of a multimedia device in Italian, English, and Spanish
  • Service and assistance by staff

exclusions

  • Audio guide

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

your experience

Known from the Middle Ages as Mamertine Prison, this attraction is Rome’s oldest prison. Originally known as Carcer Tulliamum, this prison for several centuries had a maximum-security penitentiary for enemies of Rome awaiting execution. It is a well-known fact that those who entered this prison never survived.

Stroll through the prison where enemies like Jugurtha, the King of Numidia, and Vercingetorix, the King of Gauls were defeated by Julius Caeser, lived their final days. Learn about all the interesting facts and stories through your multimedia device. Immerse yourself in the place where the followers of Catiline met their end and where it was thought that Apostles Peter and Paul and several other Christian martyrs lived out their final days.

know before you go

Important Information

  • The Mamertine Prison is not accessible for those with mobility impairments.

Timings

  • Daily : 9am - 6pm, with entry slots every 30 minutes
  • Last entry is at 5:30pm

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.
  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your ticket at Mamertine Prison.
  • Address: Mamertine Prison, Clivo Argentario, 00186 Rome Italy.
  • Landmark: Chiesa Santi Luca e Martina martiri.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Fori Imperiali. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.
  • Board buses #85 #87 to get you there.

By Metro

  • The closest metro station is Colosseo. It is a quick 11-minute walk to the attraction.
  • Board metros #MEB #MEB1 to get you there.

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