Herculaneum History, traditions and daily life

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.

 

Services

<p>Entirely accessible to people with disabilities and other challenged persons.</p><p>For information and details, please contact the Information Desk.</p>

Entirely accessible to people with disabilities and other challenged persons.

For information and details, please contact the Information Desk.

<p>Audio guides are available for visitors.</p><p><br></p>

Audio guides are available for visitors.


<p>There is an Information Desk, which is always open to the public during visiting hours.</p>

There is an Information Desk, which is always open to the public during visiting hours.

<p>There is a refreshment area for visitors</p>

There is a refreshment area for visitors

<p>Toilets are available.</p>

Toilets are available.

<p>There is a bookshop for visitor purchases. </p>

There is a bookshop for visitor purchases.

<p>Visitors can book guided tours.</p>

Visitors can book guided tours.

COVID–19

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

Timetable: 8.30 - 17.00 (last admission at 15.30; the archaeological area must be left by 16.40)

Closing day: wednesday

Tickets

Full price 13 €

Reduced (young people 18-25) 2 €

Address

Corso Resina, 187, 80056 Ercolano NA