School programs in Carnuntum

World City at the Danube Limes - New School Programs in Carnuntum

In 2022, the offers for school classes in the Roman city of Carnuntum will be significantly expanded once again. The new program "World City at the Danube Limes" offers you the whole fascination of Roman history: First, immerse yourself in the world of the Romans within the framework of the exhibition in the Carnuntinum Museum. Afterwards, experience the past up close: Walk with your group through the reconstructed Roman houses, which are unique in the world, and experience history as it was 1,700 years ago. In addition, of course, you will again find the already familiar programs.

The past begins here.

Overall experience Carnuntum

Experience the complete fascination of the Roman city of Carnuntum with a visit to the new exhibition "World City at the Danube Limes" AND the reconstructed houses, unique in the world.

World City at the Danube Limes

NEW FROM JUNE 30, 2022

The standard program for all school classes arriving by bus! First, experience the brand new exhibition "World City at the Danube Limes" in the Carnuntinum Museum, which takes you on an educational journey through the history of Carnuntum, including the city's history and the famous citizens of the Danube metropolis. Afterwards you will explore with your class the worldwide unique reconstructed houses of the Roman Quarter.

After extensive restoration and redesign of the content, the Carnuntinum Museum presents the brand-new exhibition: Weltstadt am Donaulimes (World City on the Danube Limes). On the basis of partly never shown exhibits from the collections of the Province of Lower Austria from more than 130 years of research history in Carnuntum, the history of the city, but also the social life are impressively portrayed. Please note: The guided tour takes place at 2 locations (Museum Carnuntinum, Roman Quarter), which are about 5 kilometers away from each other, therefore the tour is mainly aimed at classes with bus.

Duration: 3 h
Price per pupil: € 8
Minimum group size: 20 persons
Additional charge possible (minimum price: € 160,-)
Age recommendation: 8 - 19 years
Accompanying persons: 2 accompanying persons free per group
Available from: June 30, 2022, bookable anytime

 

The Roman Quarter

For all those classes that want to dedicate themselves to the Roman houses in the district, unique in the world, this guided tour is made for you! Walk with your class through the streets and houses of the Roman city.

Grand City Tour


This program is for all school classes arriving by train and/or especially wanting to learn about the houses of the Roman Quarter! Experience in the three hours (with breaks) the sights of ancient Carnuntum such as the house of the oil merchant, the Villa Urbana, the large thermal baths and more. The content is presented in an age-appropriate manner, whether with more playful elements for young Roman friends, or as a guided tour with a specialist character for older participants.

The guided tour ticket is valid as an entrance ticket, you are welcome to stay in the Roman Quarter after the tour, or visit one of the other sites!

Duration: 3 h
Price per student: € 8
Minimum group size: 20 persons
Additional charge possible (minimum price: € 160,-)
Age recommendation: 8 - 19 years
Accompanying persons: 2 accompanying persons free per group

Hiking days in Carnuntum

Due to its location, Carnuntum is an ideal destination for small and large hikes. Experience the fascination of Roman antiquity with your class and combine the excursion with one of our hiking day programs.

Carnuntum Hiking Day: Half Day

Around the Roman Quarter

The tour of the Roman Quarter is complemented with other sights. On foot the class explores the Pagan Gate and the amphitheater of the civil city.
 

Duration: 3 h
Price per student: € 8
Minimum group size: 20 people
Additional charge possible (minimum price: € 160,-)
Age recommendation: 8 - 19 years
Accompanying persons: 2 accompanying persons free per group

Carnuntum Walking Day: Full day

From civilian city to military city

Following in the footsteps of the legionaries, the class will walk on to the amphitheater of the military city after seeing the sights of the civilian city.

Duration: 6 h
Price per student: € 12
Minimum group size: 20 people
Additional charge possible (minimum price: € 240,-)
Age recommendation: 8 - 19 years
Accompanying persons: 2 accompanying persons free per group

Carnuntum for adventurers

You and your class are real Roman fans and want to combine your excursion to Carnuntum with a real adventure? Then you are probably the right ones for our Adventure Days, where you will immerse yourself skin and hair in ancient Carnuntum!   

Adventure days


A variety of adventure programs, supplemented with hikes and adventurous evening activities, offer a particularly intensive excursion into the world of the Romans. The class stays overnight either in the amphitheater Military City or in the thermal baths of the Roman Quarter. Arrival by own bus or train. Meals are included in the package.

Suggestion: overnight stay in the thermal bath

Suggestion: overnight stay in tents


Price on request.

Tel. +43 (0)2163 33 77-0 or

Send us a non-binding booking request right away!

 

Plan your school trip

Key information for schools

 

  • interactive programs
  • adapted to individual needs
  • scientifically based and at the same time playful cultural mediation
  • partially barrier-free
  • restaurant and playground on the grounds of the Roman Quarter
  • free cancellation up to 7 days before the event
  • Minimum charge for all programs based on 20 children/youths
  • Please bring electronic confirmation of reservation with you at the time of appointment
  • School visit without guided tour please also inform!

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Our reservation staff are happy to help you Monday through Friday from 09.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m. under +43 (0)2163 33 77-0 or

Directions & distances

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Roman City Quarter – Civilian City's Amphitheatre/Gladiator school 0,8 --- 10 min.
Roman City Quarter – Heidentor (Heathen's Gate) 1,5 3 min. 20 min.
Roman City Quarter – Military City's Amphitheatre 3,0 5 min. 45 min.
Military City's Amphitheatre – Museum Carnuntinum 2,5 5 min. 40 min.
Roman City Quarter – Train station Petronell-Carnuntum 1,5 3 min. 20 min.
Military City's Amphitheatre – Train station Bad Deutsch-Altenburg 2,0 4 min. 30 min.
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Vienna – Roman City Quarter/Civilian City's Amphitheatre/Gladiator school 45 approx. 35 min. approx. 60 min.
Vienna – Military City's Amphitheatre 47,5 approx. 40 min. ---
Vienna – Museum Carnuntinum 50 approx. 45 min. approx. 70 min.


Roman City Quarter
Hauptstraße 1A
2404 Petronell-Carnuntum

Military City's Amphitheatre
Wiener Straße 52
2405 Bad Deutsch-Altenburg

Museum Carnuntinum
Badgasse 42
2405 Bad Deutsch-Altenburg

 

 

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