The Museum of the Walls, located in Porta San Sebastiano, takes visitors, via a series of informative charts, writings, coloured drawings and photographs, through the Age of the Kings, the Republic and then up to the Aurelian Era in the third century A.D. Comprehensive explanations are provided describing political and historical events lying behind the strategy leading to the building of the Walls. Construction techniques are furthermore analysed as well as the typology of the Gates themselves and their subsequent restructuring and transformation.
Tuesday-Sunday: from 9.00 to 14.00
Last admission 1/2 hour before closing time.
Closed Monday, 25 December, 1 January, 1 May
The "Chemin de Ronde" can be visited during the Museum opening hours
Please Note: please check our Notice page for special openings and/or temporary closures