Roman Festival 2020

Unfortunately we had to cancel our traditional spring festival, the Floralia in May due to the coronavirus pandemic. The good news is that we don’t have to wait a whole year until the next all-out Roman festival! Join us for a series of colourful events on 12 and 13 September in Aquincum!

Visitors can go back in time, witness the drills of legionaries and the clash of gladiators, try their hand at the ‘Labours of Hercules’ as well as take part in several arts and crafts workshops and other exciting events at out autumn Roman festival!


10:00-17:00 Labours of Hercules (Ludus Aquincum Gladiatorum)
10:00-17:00 Scavenger hunt in Óbuda (in HU)
10:00-17:00 Coin minting (Nova Roma)
10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Arts and crafts: amulet (1 arts & crafts ticket)
10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Arts and crafts: fibula (Roman brooch) (2 arts & crafts ticket)
10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Arts and crafts: The followers of Mithras – Animal mask (1 arts & crafts ticket)
10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Arts and crafts: pet horse (2 arts & crafts ticket)
10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Arts and crafts: laurel wreath (2 arts & crafts ticket)
10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Kids’ corner
10:00-18:00 The camp of the legion (Colonia Rostallo, Legio Brigetio)
10:00-18:00 The street of ancient merchants
10:00-18:00 The street of ancient craftsment (fresco making, bronze casting, stone sculpting, smithy, calligraphy, spinning and weaving, basket weaving)
10:00-18:00 Roman school (Nova Roma)
10:00-18:00 Culinary showroom
11:00-12:00 Guided tour with the curator: “Ingenious inventions – Innovative Ideas: Episodes in the history of ancient technology” (max. 25 participants) (in HU)
11:30-12:00 Sacrifice offering (Nova Roma)
12:00-13:00 Macellum, the ancient meat market – guided tour (in HU)
12:30-13:00 Become an ancient engineer! Interactive presentation and workshop for students (max. 25 participants) (in HU)
12:30-13:30 The mosaics of the Hercules Villa – lecture (only on Saturday) (max. 25 participants) (in HU)
13:00-13:30 Who were the gladiators and how did they fight? Presentation and demonstration (Collegium Gladiatorium) (presentation in HU)
13:00-16:00 Wedding tent (Nova Roma)
13:30-14:15  Guided tour with the curator: “Hajnóczi100” (max. 25 participants) (in HU)
14:00-14:45 Mithras and friends – guided tour of the Mithras shrine (max. 25 participants) (in HU)
14:00-16:00 MythOff – The battle of Greek and Roman myths (only on Sunday) (in HU)
14:30-15:30 Legions through the ages – guided tour and re-enactment demonstration (tour in HU) (only on Sunday)
15:00-15:30 Culinary adventures in the ancient world – gastronomical presentation (in HU) 
15:30-16:30 Guided tour of the Archaeological Park

We reserve the right to make changes to the programme!

The number of participants in guided tours in enclosed spaces is limited. Registration at the museum on a first come first served basis.

Adults: 1900 HUF/person
Adult group ticket (20+ people): 1500 HUF/person
Students and Seniors: 950 HUF/person
Students and Seniors group ticket (10+ people): 750 HUF/person
Family ticket (2 adults 2 children): 3800 HUF/family

To take part in the arts and crafts activities, visitors must purchase an additional arts and crafts ticket. (1 ticket 300 HUF). Arts and crafts tickets can be purchased until 16:00 on both days.

We accept the following methods of payment: 
cash (only HUF) 
bank card
OTP SZÉP card (leisure sub-account)
You can also buy your ticket online on Jegymester.hu.

During the event regular discounts do not apply. Journalists, people with disabilities and their companions, visitors younger than 6 or older than 70, as well as teachers accompanying groups of students can visit the event free of charge!

Free entry for residents of District III with a valid address card!

Széchenyi 2020
Széchenyi 2020