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Visit the American Academy in Rome!

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 nearly 125 years.

Weekly Guided Tours (registration required)

Tuesdays at 10:00am (Italian)
Fridays at 10:00am (English)

Visitors will be taken on a thirty-minute guided tour of the McKim, Mead & White Building, including the Salone, Billiards Room, Bar, Bass Garden, and Arthur and Janet C. Ross Library. Tours are free of charge, however there is limited capacity, 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, and email address, as well as your requested tour date (see below), to You may bring up to three guests. Please include their full names in your email. The meeting place is Via Angelo Masina, 5 - 00153 Rome.

The following dates for October 2019 to March 2020 are available:

  • Tuesday, October 29 (Italian)
  • Tuesday, November 12 (Italian)
  • Friday, November 15 (English)
  • Tuesday, November 19 (Italian)
  • Friday, November 22 (English)
  • Tuesday, November 26 (Italian)
  • Friday, November 29 (English)
  • Tuesday, December 10 (Italian)
  • Tuesday, December 17 (Italian)
  • Friday, December 20 (English)
  • Friday, December 27 (English)
  • Tuesday, December 31 (Italian)
  • Friday, January 3 (English)
  • Friday, January 17 (English)
  • Tuesday, January 21 (Italian)
  • Tuesday, January 28 (Italian)
  • Friday, January 31 (English)
  • Tuesday, February 4 (Italian)
  • Friday, February 7 (English)
  • Tuesday, February 11 (Italian)
  • Friday, February 14 (English)
  • Tuesday, February 18 (Italian)
  • Friday, February 21 (English)
  • Tuesday, February 25 (Italian)

A valid photo ID is required for entry into the American Academy in Rome. Backpacks and luggage with dimensions larger than 40 x 35 x 15 cm (16 x 14 x 6 in.) are not permitted on the property. There are no locker facilities available.

Private Tours for Groups

Private customized tours of the American Academy in Rome and Villa Aurelia can be arranged for a contribution fee of $300 (with an additional cost of $15 per person for groups larger than twenty people). The Academy does not normally accept groups for meals; special accommodation may be made upon request. Please send an email to to schedule a private tour.

Getting Here

American Academy in Rome
Via Angelo Masina, 5
00153 - Rome, Italy

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