Step into the ruins of London's Roman Amphitheatre and discover the hidden history under your feet at Guildhall in the centre of London.
Check out the upcoming Gladiator Games! The Museum of London is bringing real-life gladiators back to the site of London's only Roman amphitheatre (see extended opening hours below). Find out more information and book tickets at the Museum of London website .
Get a taste for the amphitheatre in the new 360 tour from London & Partners.
Founded by the Romans, the City of London is the capital’s oldest quarter and the only place where you’ll get to see Roman remains. Hear the roar and feel the heat in its Roman Amphitheatre where, 2,000 years ago, thousands gathered to watch wild animal fights, public executions and gladiatorial combats.
London’s Roman Amphitheatre was lost for centuries until the original walls were discovered by archaeologists in 1988. Now you can wander through these ancient remains and imagine the bloody events that once provided entertainment for the public. In the beautiful courtyard above, a line traces the shape of the former amphitheatre.
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 12 noon-4pm
Extended opening hours during Gladiator Games
8 August - 10am - 5pm
9 August - 11am - 5pm
10 August - 10am - 9pm
14 August - 10am - 9pm
15 & 16 August - 10am - 5pm
Entry to London's Roman Amphitheatre is free - plan your visit.
Where else can I learn about the Romans?
- Museum of London
Explore the fascinating story of London, from pre-historic times to the present day
- City Visitor Trail
The City Visitor Trail explores world famous attractions and hidden gems