Welcoming you to FAO

We regret to inform you that in line with official recommendations on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, FAO Headquarters is closed to the public and guided tours have been suspended until 31 May. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and hope you will continue to check this page regularly for updated information.
If you’re safe, well and have some spare time, check out FAO’s educational material for kids on our Resources Portal for Teachers.
FAO’s doors may be temporarily closed, but our website is open and it offers a wide range of free publications.


  • FAO offers tours lasting approximately one and a half hours to groups of 15-30 visitors aged 11 or above.
  • Visiting groups should arrive 5 minutes  prior to the beginning of their tour, to allow time for security checks.
  • Please bring a valid government-issued photo identification.
  • Please note that trolleys and any large bags and backpacks are not allowed inside the building.

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Tour Hours

Monday to Friday at 10.00 am and 3:00 pm


The FAO headquarters is located in Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153 Rome, Italy

We recommend using public transport, as FAO does not offer parking facilities to the public.


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FAO at home: read and discover

Access FAO’s free online publications and educational resources from home to stay up to date with important global issues.


FAO Art Collection

The FAO Art Collection showcases masterpieces from all over the world donated by Member Countries.