In the city of Rome, almost every museum, archaeological site, art gallery and exhibition prides on internal educational services with guided visits and workshops designed for groups and schools. However, if you’re looking for a special guide who knows how to appeal to children with the correct words and timetables, someone able to suggest places and itineraries that also offer kids games and curiosities, the following are the most qualified associations operating in Rome:
Rome Private Guides
Licensed guides with vast experience and in-depth knowledge of Italian history and culture. They are experts in designing tours specifically for children, teens and their families. Of particular interest are the Treasure Hunts, the Rome Underground Tour, Colosseum and Ancient Rome Tours, the one by golf cart and Vatican museum visits geared for the little ones, with iPads with 3D apps and overlay books.
Tel. +39 334 8077626 - www.romeprivateguides.com
Context Travel Rome
Designed by a museum educator and guided by many years’ experience working with kids, the Rome city walks in the Context’s “Family Program” draw on the latest approaches to on-site learning, thus crafting amazing experiences for both parents and children.
Tel. from abroad: +1 215 609 4888 (this is a U.S. number that rings in Italy)
Tel. within Italy: +39 06 9762 5204 - www.contexttravel.com/rome
Art historians and archeologists introduce kids to art, architecture and history through a fun on-sight weekend teaching visits. Italian language only.
Tel./fax +39 06 68581545 - Cell. 348 3185335 - www.arteperbambini.com
Il Treno a Vapore
Child-specialized service offering guided visits of the city, summer camp, teaching camp, field trips, party planning, private lessons, baby sitter services. Italian language only.
Tel/Fax +39 06 23248687 - www.trenoavapore.it