Enjoy an introduction to Ancient Roman History in our Museum and discover the nature of the Gladiator’s life at Rome’s only gladiator school.
Gladiator Museum of Ancient Rome
Your hosts and teachers are specialized in Roman life’s re-enactment and Gladiatorial combats. After the introduction to gladiators, their life and costumes and role which you will see in the museum, you’ll be able to wear “military tunics” for yourself!
Then your gladiator teachers will introduce you to the basic techniques of gladiatorial fighting.
Learn the gladiator techniques
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 imagine! You’ll enjoy a free drink to keep you hydrated in the Roman heat.
Certificate of Attendance to Gladiator School
At the end of the training you will receive a special certificate of accomplishment.
The classes are open to adults and children aged 6 and older (children under the age of 6 can wear the tunic, but they will not be able to take the course and so are welcome free).
Most of our customers enjoy having the benefits of a private tour. You have your own guide. You can have rest stops when you like. We can tailor the tour to suit your needs and preferences. We always choose the best guide for your needs, whether you are a family, an art school, or a company doing an incentive event.
All our tours except our Sex, Drugs and Renaissance tour are kid friendly. When doing a private tour with us, you have your own guide, so tell us in the notes of the booking the ages of your kids and we will tailor the tour and choose a guide that’s great for kids for you. We also have 4 special kids’ tours in Florence.
No large bags or backpacks in museums, in churches shoulders and knees must be covered so bring a scarf to cover your shoulders. IF it’s a walking, bicycle or a countryside tour make sure to bring comfortable shoes. It’s important for everyone to bring their ID
We are offering mainly Private and some Semi-private tours at the moment. We do not offer many semi private small group tours anymore due to the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. The difference between Private and Semi-private is that the private tours are fully private tours with your own guide and the Semi-private are small shared group tours where individuals can join others.
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