The House of Augustus

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The House of Augustus HISTORY

The House of Augustus, located on the eminent Palatine Hill, was the modest home of Ancient Rome’s first emperor, Augustus.

The grandnephew and heir of Julius Caesar, Augustus lived in this house for many years. The House of Augustus should not be confused with Domus Augustana, which was the later palace of the emperors of Rome.

Whilst considered to be relatively small, especially when compared to the Imperial Palace built at a later date, the House of Augustus does contain a vivid collection of frescos.

Open to the public since 2008, the House of Augustus has been carefully restored and offers a fascinating insight into the life of one of ancient Rome’s most prominent figures.

The House of Augustus TOURIST INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS TO The House of Augustus

The House of Augustus is located on the Palatine Hill in Rome. This can be reached by buses 60, 75, 85, 87, 117, 271, 571, C3 and 850 as well as Tram 3. Its entrance is a 5 min. walk from Circo Massimo metro station (line B).

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The House of Augustus OPENING TIMES AND TICKET PRICES

The Palatine Hill is open daily from 8:30am to one hour before sunset. Palatine museum open 9am-6pm. Ticket office shuts one hour before closing. Entry: €12, €7.50 concessions (combined same-day ticket with Roman Forum and Colosseum). Closed 1 Jan, 1 May, 25 Dec. Opening times for The House of Augustus vary. Core public access hours are mid-March to October 11am-1:30pm (last entry 1pm) Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. It is advisable to check the official website before visiting.

The House of Augustus HISTORIC INFORMATION

NAME: The House of Augustus
CONTINENT: EUROPE
Alt Name: Casa di Augusto
Country: Italy
Period: Ancient Rome
Sub-Region: -
Date: 100BC - 1BC
City/Town: Rome
Figure: Augustus
Resorts: Rome,

CONTACT DETAILS

The House of Augustus ADDRESS

The House of Augustus, Palatine Hill, Via di S. Gregorio, 30, 00100 Ro

The House of Augustus PHONE NUMBER

+39 06 399 67 700

The House of Augustus EMAIL

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