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Herculaneum skip-the-line tickets

Based on 102 reviews
Availability: Every day
Duration: 1 day
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Avoid long lines and save time at the Herculaneum site
  • Explore this ancient wonder in your own time
  • A better preserved site than its sister town of Pompeii
  • Essential for serious enthusiasts of Roman history
What to expect

Less busy and smaller than Pompeii, Herculaneum is considered by many to be a better preserved example of first-century life. See houses with their upper floors intact, the monumental basilica, the large spa complex and the gym.

The perfectly conserved wood and bronze parts, as well as various styles of Vesuvian painting, provide an excellent view of ancient life.

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What's included
  • Entrance ticket for the archaeological excavation sites of Herculaneum
Reduced price

Free (with pre-sale fee)

  • Children under 18 years of age with valid identity
  • Students in undergrad, masters, post grad or research degree in the following areas of study: architecture, cultural arts conservation, education or literature, and philosophy with a focus on archeology or art history

Reduced

  • Citizens of the EU from 18 through 25 years of age with valid identity
Where

Archaeological sites, Corso Resina 187, Ercolano

What to remember
  • This is a day ticket – you can enter the site whenever you like, regardless of the time shown on the voucher
  • Please show valid ID to claim reduced and free ("special reduced") tickets. This can only be done at the Ticket Office. If you don't show a valid ID that attests that you are entitled to the price reduction, you will have to purchase new tickets at full price.
  • Please note: entry to the site is free on International Women's Day (8 March)
  • From 5 to 10 March, during Culture Week, admission will be free
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When
  • 16 October - 14 March: 8.30am-5:00pm (last admission 3.30pm)
  • 15 March - 15 October: 8.30am-7.30pm (last admission 6.00pm)
  • Closed: 1 January, 25 December
  • Days with free admission:
  • The site will be open for free every first Sunday of the month from October to March and on the following dates:
    March 13th from 1.00 pm
    March 20th from 1.00 pm
    March 27th from 1.00 pm
    July 14 from 14.00
    July 28th from 2.00 pm
    August 11th from 2.00 pm
    August 15th
    August 18th from 2.00 pm
    August 25th from 2.00 pm
    October 30th from 1.00pm
    November 6th from 1.00 pm
    November 13th from 1.00 pm
    November 20th from 1.00 pm
    November 27th from 1.00 pm
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Provider
Opera Laboratori Fiorentini
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.
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