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what museum passes would you get in rome

i will be in rome during july.

what passes would you recommend to cut down on costs?

two adults and two children

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It depends on how long you're staying & what you want to see. I used the Archeologia card because it lasted a full 7 days, so there was no need to rush between sites:

Includes Colosseum, Forum/Palatine Hill (incl. museum), Baths of Caracalla, national museums, and a couple other sites. It says you can only go into each site once, but I didn't find that to be the case. I entered Palatine Hill one day on my own & was able to return the next day with a friend & use the same card to get a new ticket. It might be a convenient option if your children are younger & you don't want to have to rush them around everywhere in just a few days.

Here's a site comparing the different passes:

Posted by
85 posts

I have a question that is similar to this thread.

Today I made reservations and bought a ticket for the Borghese Gallery in Rome. I read in RS book Rome 2009 that you can make the reservation and book a tour online. When I got online, it never mentioned any tours. And it said that if you have a RomaPass (which I will), you could just call an Italian phone number to make a reservation without buying a ticket. That's what I wanted to do, so I tried calling but my cell phone wouldn't put the call through. I don't have another phone. So, reluctantly I just went ahead and bought the ticket too. Anyone know how I could have done it online? I used