About Welcome to Rome

Enjoy a unique introduction to famous Roman architecture, monuments and landmarks at Welcome to Rome, an immersive new multimedia theatre experience. Featuring spectacular projections, animated models, 3D effects and insightful commentary, Welcome to Rome provides the perfect orientation to Rome's must-see landmarks, showing you how these fantastic structures have weathered history, from creation to the present day. Welcome to Rome is the perfect complement to any Rome sightseeing adventure - an innovative and engaging experience for anyone interested in the history of Rome and its landmarks.

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About Welcome to Rome

Welcome to Rome is an immersive, walk-through 60-minute theatre experience. On your visit, you'll pass through a series of rooms featuring digital projections, animated models and 3D effects, each dedicated to showing you different parts of Rome's history and architecture. The last room features a 20-minute film, projected on to the walls, ceiling and floor. This innovative technology creates an immersive experience, and along the way you'll enjoy commentary from your audioguide, available in 8 languages.

Spectacular Projections

Using innovative new technology, Welcome to Rome shows you how the city's famous landmarks used to look, with plastic models and floor-to-ceiling cinematic projections animating Rome's architectural history.

Architectural History

Welcome to Rome illustrates the history of landmarks like the Fori Imperiali, the Forum of Augustus, the Mausoleum of Hadrian and the Basilica of San Pietro. In addition, you'll gain insight into Rome's early settlements and growth, the founding of the Roman empire and its decline, and the Renaissance period.

Highly-Rated Interactive Show

Welcome to Rome has attracted impressive ratings on Trip Advisor. Reviewers recommend Welcome to Rome as a must-do activity that gives you an invaluable introduction to the city's famous landmarks and ruins, providing context and detail in an original and innovative way.


Digital audioguides are available in 8 languages at Welcome to Rome, including Italian, English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Chinese and Japanese.

Regular screenings

Screenings begin every 30 minutes between 9:00am - 7:00pm (Monday-Thursday) or 10:00am-9:00pm (Friday-Sunday). On your visit you'll be automatically admitted to the next available screening.