Here are some fun activities so you can learn more about Pompeii!
Is a gladiator a type of crocodile found near Pompeii? Take our quiz to find out!
Create a gladiator, choose his weapons and armour, and let him rip! Will he fight well and maybe earn his freedom, or will he fight badly and lose his life? Thumbs up or thumbs down?! Bona fortuna – good luck!
Play around with your own virtual volcano. Turn up the gas and magma levels and see what happens...
Go for a wander through the House of the Vine, a typical house in Pompeii AD79. Check out the furniture and the fountain. Looks like a pretty cool place to be!
Volcanologist Dr Graham Leonard shares his top ten volcano links.
Have a good look at the ruins of Pompeii – without getting dusty shoes! Google Street View takes you on a virtual tour that helps you imagine how the avenues, villas, temples, and theatres of this ancient town really looked.