Herculaneum, together with Pompeii and Oplontis, is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and perfect testimony of life in a typical Roman city. Founded according to legend by Hercules, it was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Herculaneum attracts a great many visitors every year to its succession of streets, villas, shops, spa buildings and places of worship. A place of memory that preserves a priceless cultural heritage, an example of a historical period characterized by its lifestyle and its daily life.
Entirely accessible to people with disabilities and other challenged persons.
For information and details, please contact the Information Desk.
Audio guides are available for visitors.
There is an Information Desk, which is always open to the public during visiting hours.
There is a refreshment area for visitors
Toilets are available.
There is a bookshop for visitor purchases.
Visitors can book guided tours.
The venue has been adapted in compliance with Covid-19 rules and regulations. Wearing masks is mandatory. For detailed information and specific rules of conduct, visit the website.
Timetable: 8.30 - 17.00 (last admission at 15.30; the archaeological area must be left by 16.40)
Closing day: wednesday
Full price 13 €
Reduced (young people 18-25) 2 €