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A classic for all kids: Museo delle Cere (Waxwork Museum)

Like most tourist destinations, even Rome has its very own waxwork museum. And you’re bound to walk by it sooner rather than later!

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English Language Movies in Rome

English Language Movies in Rome

The number of expats in Rome is so high that they need constant source of entertainment as to not feel left out from the current cultural scene - it’s only obvious.

So most cinema circuits in Rome routinely include showings in English for the most anticipated movies of the season. You won’t be able to see every single title coming out, that is, but if you’re after a blockbuster or a very well received new opening, chances are you can see it with your kids right in the city!

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Playing with science at Technotown

In the historical site that is the Villa Torlonia park (once the mansion of the Mussolini family), one of the buildings of the Villa hosts Technotown.

This is a kind of unique space in Rome, in that it pushes kids to experience every kind of available technology, from programming to multimedia, from robotics to graphics.

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Free museums in Rome that your kids will love

Free museums in Rome that your kids will love

There’s over 100 museums in Rome: a lifetime wouldn’t probably be enough to visit all of them, and as a matter of fact there’s hundred of thousands of locals who haven’t! It’s not a matter of money, either: there’s not enough time, quite simply put, because many of these institutions have a free entrance. Here’s some of our suggestions for smaller, interesting, out of the beaten path museums that your children will love!

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Classical music for children at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Classical music for children at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

This residential, quiet area in Northern Rome includes the (now repurposed) Villaggio Olimpico, the athletes’ village from the Rome Olympics in 1960, and it’s a destination for lovers of contemporary architecture thanks to the nearby Bridge of Music and the adjoined Maxxi Museum, designed by the late Zaha Hadid.

At the Auditorium Parco della Musica, made by archistar Renzo Piano, you will not only find pop, rock or jazz events, as well as exhibitions and film festivals.

Here is where the headquarters for Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (the National Academy of St. Cecilia) are: their Orchestra and Choir are among the most famous in the world, and they have been at the forefront for events intended to bring children closer to classical music.

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