The American Academy in Rome is closed for public tours from July 22 to September 12, 2022. For inquiries, please contact tours [at] aarome.org.
Join a tour for a closer look into the American Academy in Rome, a leading center for independent research in the arts and humanities for over 125 years.
Weekly Guided Tours (Registration Required)
Guided tours are scheduled on Wednesdays at 10:00am in English and Italian.
Visitors will be taken on a thirty-minute tour of the Academy’s historic McKim, Mead & White Building, including the Arthur & Janet C. Ross Library and Bass Garden.
Tours are offered free of charge; however, capacity is limited to ten people, so please register in advance. Tours begin promptly at the time indicated, and all visitors are required to stay with their guide.
Please send your name, street address, telephone number, email address, and your requested tour date to tours [at] aarome.org. The meeting place is Via Angelo Masina, 5 - 00153 Rome, located in Monteverde on the Janiculum Hill.
At present, access to the Academy requires the presentation of a valid photo ID. FFP2 masks will be required during the tour. Tour dates and COVID safety protocols may be subject to change. Thank you for your understanding.
Private Tours for Groups
Private customized tours of the American Academy in Rome and Villa Aurelia can be arranged for a contribution fee of $200 for groups up to ten people. ($20/person for groups above ten people.) Please send an email to tours [at] aarome.org to schedule a private tour.
The Academy is accessible to wheelchair users and others who need to avoid stairs. Please email us at tours [at] aarome.org if you or someone in your party uses a wheelchair or other mobility devices so that we can ensure the best possible visitor experience.
If you are someone with a disability or medical condition that may require special accommodation, please also email us at tours [at] aarome.org.