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Tickets for The Time Elevator Experience

A family-friendly trip through time

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Overview
Opening hours
10:30 - 19:30
Best time to visit
Early in the morning
Highlights
  • Take a thrilling 5-D ride through Rome’s history
  • Meet Romulus and Remus, Brutus and Caesar, Michelangelo and the Popes
  • Stimulate your mind and your senses
  • One ticket is good for two shows - "History of Rome" and "Ode to Life"
  • Headsets have six language options (Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian)
Description

A trip in the Time Elevator is light-hearted, thrilling, and surprisingly informative. From the founding of Rome to the modern day Eternal City, don't just learn about Rome's history: live it!

Just off Rome's famous shopping street - the Via Del Corso - the Time Elevator takes you on an exciting journey that involves all the senses. In just 45 minutes, this unique attraction whisks you through 3,000 years of Roman history.

Using stereoscopic, mechanical, and digital technologies, this immersive experience takes you to many key events in Rome's history including: the world of twin brothers Romulus and Remus; the plot to kill Julius Caesar; Michelangelo's struggle to create the fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Using three large wide screens, language-calibrated individual headsets, mobile platforms with motion simulation, and incredible effects, you'll dash through 2750 years of history in less than an hour. Afterwards, Rome will never be the same.

Whether as a first activity to introduce Rome's history to your family, as an end-of-trip wrap-up, or just because you feel like it, the Time Elevator is a fun and family-friendly way to experience some of Rome's historical highlights. Also important to note: the time travel technology they use is totally safe, so there’s no chance of a Marty McFly-type crisis.

And if your appetite for time travel isn't sated after "History of Rome", your ticket is also good for "An Ode to Life". In this film you travel all the way back to the Big Bang (13.7 billion long years ago), and go through the evolution of life on Earth. You'll narrowly escape being a T-Rex's lunch, and spend time with primitive cavemen. As dangerous as it sounds, the Time Elevator has never left anyone in the past.

The Time Elevator leaves once an hour; don't get left behind.

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
Instructions
  • The ticket allows you to see one or two shows (depending on your choice) and is valid for the day you book

  • Show your smartphone ticket and a valid ID at the ticket office entrance and join the first available show (one every 1 hour)

  • Languages: Italian, English, French, German, Spanish and Russian for the 'Rome Experience'

  • Languages: Italian, English, French and German for the 'An Ode to Life' Experience

Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Venue
Address
Time Elevator Rome
Via dei Santi Apostoli 20, Rome
Additional info

Opening Hours:

  • 10:30 - 19:30

  • Closed January 1, December 25 and Easter

Getting There:

  • Metro: Line A, Spagna station (5-minute walk)

  • Bus: Line 71 or 85

Reviews
Nov 1, 2017
Great bit of crash course history
Oct 28, 2017
It's really fun for kids! Great activity on the first day of your trip. Little silly for adults though.
Oct 23, 2017
The film about Rom is well done. You have the choice with or without animation.
Oct 12, 2017
Very nice service!
Oct 11, 2017
Fun inteoduction of history for kids (11yo)
Sep 24, 2017
Was great
Sep 4, 2017
An interesting, informative and fun way to learn about Rome's history. The actual show is only 25 minutes long with a 5 minute briefing beforehand so it is expensive for what it is - not sure quite where they get their 45 minutes from!
Aug 18, 2017
Was right on point when meeting up An well informed about everything
Jul 22, 2017
It was interesting learning about the history I wasn't aware of
Jul 16, 2017
Great recount of Roman history- very enjoyable

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