Tickets for Gladiator Training & Gladiator School Museum

Prepare for intense battle as you train in the style of Rome's famous combatants

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Duration: 2h
Wheelchair accessible
Live guide: English
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What's included

2-hour gladiator training in English led by members of the Gruppo Storico Romano
Gladiator clothing and weapons
One free drink (water or fruit juice)
Entrance to the Gladiator School Museum

What's not included

Gladiator Show
  • Learn the ways of the gladiator in this special training experience that's as educational as it is thrilling
  • Dress up in traditional tunic and hone your sword skills in a variety of fun games, then fight for your life in the final gladiatorial tournament
  • Discover the fascinating history behind these iconic warriors in the included Gladiator School Museum

Step into the leather sandals of a Roman gladiator and prepare for 2 hours of riotous fun, as you're schooled in the ways of ancient Rome's prized pugilists. Sword in hand, you'll learn all about the history and techniques of gladiatorial combat, before putting your skills to the test in a swashbuckling test of swordsmanship that'll have the crowds screaming for more. Are you not entertained? You soon will be!

Don a traditional tunic and draw your (wooden) sword, as your grizzled instructor teaches you the ways of the gladiator. You'll get to practice your weapon skills and nimble footwork in a variety of fun games and exercises before going sword-to-sword in the final tournament.

Life wasn't easy for the gladiators, what with the low wages, aggressive colleagues, and the constant threat of stabbings. Luckily, Rome's own Gladiator School lets you experience the highlights (cool outfits, thrilling combat, eternal glory) without any of the downsides. Travel back to the height of the Roman Empire for 2 hours of rough-and-tumble fun, just a short distance from the real Colosseum.

Winner takes all.

Getting There

Bus: Lines 118 & 218 to Appia Antica/Travicella

Gladiator School Rome
Via Appia Antica 18, 00179, Rome
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