Pompeii: The Immortal City

In just 24 hours, Pompeii and neighboring Herculaneum were buried by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. 

The site was lost for centuries and remained almost entirely untouched until 1748. Today, the most advanced scientific research brings to light the extraordinary achievements of Pompeii and the Roman world. 

Plunge into the heart of the drama and ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii. Spectacular immersive moments allow you to experience the destruction of the city and to identify with the inhabitants of that time, immobilized by the volcano’s ashes.

Through artwork, interactive mechanical devices, and multimedia experiences, you will embark on a journey through time into the daily life of a first-century Roman town.

Find yourself in the center of events as you hear and feel the roar of the volcano erupting before your eyes. Discover how the excavation of Pompeii in the 18th century influenced the development of archaeology as a scientific study. Play the role of archaeologist through the use of digital interactives and replicas of artifacts from Pompeii.

Although this exhibition is appropriate for people of all ages, some of the art features era-specific depictions of men and women without clothing.


My daughter and I went and we were both impressed. It was just awe-inspiring to be so close to things that old, knowing that real people used them, lived with them. Then to see two of the cast molds at the end — that made everything real.

Stephanie B.
Visitor Testimonial

Pompeii is the perfect exhibit for these times. The artifacts displayed within this 10,000 square foot gallery encourage quiet contemplation while timed-entry limits capacity and offers people ample time, and distance, to examine displays and better understand the magnificence and ultimate tragedy of this remarkable place.

Efforts have been made to provide guests with a quality experience that addresses health and safety during their visit. If guests desire an exhibit experience with fewer people in the gallery, please consider visiting on weekday afternoons between 1:00 – 4:00 pm.

Additional health and safety precautions include:

  • Timed-entry tickets
  • Face coverings required
  • Hand sanitizing stations available
  • Regular cleaning and sanitizing of high touch areas
  • Following current CDC guidelines at the time of your visit

Admission Pricing

General Public

$26 – Adult

$18 – Youth (2–11)

$23 – Senior (55+)

$23 – Student (with ID)

FREE – Under 2


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Immerse your students in Pompeii: The Immortal City through an in person or virtual field trip!

Please contact Reservations at classes@osc.org or 407.514.2112 to book your field trip experience today.

Group Rates and Tour Guides Available!

Groups of 15 or more receive reduced pricing and early admission into the exhibit and will have the option to add a private tour guide to their visit (only available for group bookings).

Reservations required with full payment prior to your visit. Call 407.514.2290 or fill out the contact form below to reserve your group visit today!

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Exhibition developed and produced by TEMPORA in collaboration with Civita and Filmmaster based on the scientific research of the Archaeological Park of Pompeii, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and Museo Galileo Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Firenze and distributed by Exhibits Development Group. 

Pompeii: The Immortal City is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Blockbuster Program.