Baths of Diocletian

Monuments and Landmarks
Part of the National Museum of Rome, a vast bath complex with many structures and the Cloister of the Charterhouse designed by Michelangelo.

Know Before You Go

Imagine how the baths were years ago, there are still many remains of the original structures to view, the sculptures and relics are worth seeing inside and outside the museum area.
This is part of the National Museums of Rome 4 Museum ticket which you can purchase, once activated they are valid for up to 72 hours.
Wear comfortable footwear as you will tend to walk quite a long way.
Children will enjoy the variety in this exhibit.

The Baths of Diocletian are part of the National Museum of Rome. The Baths of Diocletian were the largest in the ancient Roman world, the complex itself covered over 13 hectares with the entrance at the north eastern side and steps which lead to the Piazza della Repubblica. Erected between 298 and 306 CE they could accommodate up to 3000 people at once, the structures comprised, gymnasiums, libraries, a swimming pool and the frigidarium (cold bath) and tepidarium (warm bath).


Today visitors can enjoy a stroll in Michelangelo's Cloister of the Charterhouse and the tomb of the Platorini which is decorated with wonderful stuccoes and frescoes and many of the interior and exterior structures and sculptures.

Key Highlights

Today visitors can enjoy a stroll in Michelangelo's Cloister of the Charterhouse and the tomb of the Platorini which is decorated with wonderful stuccoes and frescoes and many of the interior and exterior structures and sculptures.

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