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Travel back in time and experience the Basilica of Maxentius with our virtual tour. Learn about the colossal statue of Constantine and how the building was used in antiquity and reused in the Middle Ages and modern times.

Highlights include:

  • Guided Tour

    Explore 8 stops along a tour of the Basilica of Maxentius

  • Time Warp

    Travel to 320 AD and see the Basilica of Maxentius restored

  • Expert Commentary

    Listen to expert commentary on each stop

Flyover Zone takes you on a virtual tour back in time to the reigns of Maxentius and Constantine, a period of dramatic developments in Rome and the empire. See the last public building erected in the Eternal City before the capital was moved to Constantinople. Your guides are Steven Zucker and Beth Harris of Smarthistory. With our Time Warp feature, you will be able to see the site today as well as Flyover Zone’s reconstructions of how it looked in antiquity. Learn about the colossal statue of Constantine enthroned, which towers 13 meters (42 feet) high at the end of the main hall. Hear how the building was used in antiquity and reused in the Middle Ages and modern times.

OS: Windows 7/10
Processor: Intel Core i5 4590 or greater
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 290 or better
Storage: 1 GB available space

This virtual tour supports English.

Game Modes: Single User
Category: Educational
Platforms: Mac OS, Windows 10, Oculus Go/Quest/Rift/Rift-S, Vive
Age Rating: 4+
Copyright: © 2021 Flyover Zone Productions

Click here to preview the Basilica of Maxentius in 3D



Learn more about Rome Reborn with these free resources!

As a public service, the Flyover Zone team is pleased to make available for your personal use its virtual museum of 3D models of casts of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture. There are more than 300 3D models and more are being added all the time.

Visit the Cast Collection here.

Learn about ancient Roman monuments with our free educational apps. These apps have interactive restored 3D models of ancient Roman arches including the Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Septimius Severus, and the Arch of Titus.

Visit the Arches of Rome: Educational Apps here.

Flyover Zone provides free lesson plans for the public.

Learn more here.

Click here for scientific documentation of the Rome Reborn: Roman Forum virtual tour.

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