Notice for Colosseum Archaeological Park
Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, Domus Aurea

  • Temple of Venus terrace
    from Monday 4 September 2023 and until Tuesday 12 September 2023 included the terrace of the Temple of Venus and Rome, in front of the Colosseum, will be temporarily closed.
    The closure will allow the setting up and carrying out of the "Time for Change" charity event.
    The terrace will reopen for one day on Wednesday 13 September 2023.
    It will close again from Thursday 14 September 2023 until the morning of Friday 22 September 2023 to allow for the preparation of the Korai exhibition by Mattia Bosco whose inauguration is scheduled for the afternoon of 22 September at the Venus cell.

  • from May 15th, for the Colosseum the release on sale online and through call center of the daily ticket quota is suspended, and it will be available on the same day at the ticket office "Temple of Venus and Rome" and "Arco di Tito" on the square of the Colosseum, only for non-brokered individual visitors, up to the end of availabilities

  • From 7 March 2023 it will be possible to enter the open areas of the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill with small dogs (weighing between 5 kg and 10 kg). The Colosseum, the Domus Aurea and all closed areas are excluded.
    Dogs will have to be carried in special carriers belonging to the visitors themselves.
    Dog prams will not be allowed.
    Admission for dogs is free of charge.
    After passing the security checks, dogs must remain in their carriers for the duration of the visit.
  • In view of the high request for school visits and in order to receive more students, the Park Management has provided an additional dedicated entrance for school groups, with an accessible itinerary for anyone, starting next March 1.

    Groups will be able to access from the gate designated for PArCo staff and special tours located below the Valadier Spur. From here, students with their teachers will follow a short itinerary, limited to the first order, between the Porta Triumphalis to the west and the Belvedere to the south, enjoying the two views of the hypogea, until they reach the exit. It will not be possible to turn back. The visit, in view of its short duration, does not include the possibility of using the toilets, available at the Palatine and the Roman Forum, in addition to those provided by Roma Capitale on the Colosseum square itself, on the side of Via S. Giovanni in Laterano.”

    The Colosseum Archaeological Park disposes that the sales of the Full Experience underground and arena tickets only, will be nominative and will show the visitor's personal data. Please note that these tickets are nominative for each group or family member and it will not be possible to change the name after the purchase. In case of mismatch with the identity document, access to the Colosseum will not be allowed and no refund will be allowed.
    Tickets already purchased, before June 25th, can still be used without the visitor's personal information.

  • Sales of tickets for access to the Colosseum Underground
    Access is provided for groups of up to 25 people every 15 minutes, with visits with an educational operator or accompanied shifts.
    Accompanied shifts: each customer can purchase a maximum of 25 tickets per day.
    Visits with educational operator: each visitor can purchase a maximum of 6 tickets per day.
    Method of release
    The release for sale of tickets for entrances and services to the Colosseum Archaeological Park is automatic, gradual and progressive, on an hourly basis with respect to the time of the single time slot, according to the following methods:
    - the monthly release is activated 720 hours (24h x 30d) before each single time slot.
    - the weekly release is activated 168 hours (24h x 7d) before each single time slot.
    For the Full Experience Underground and Arena ticket there are monthly and weekly releases.
    The number of tickets on sale and the quotas reserved for their respective releases are subject to possible variations for safety reasons, due to the progress of the health emergency, and for any different provisions of the Park Managemenday; in June to October also on Thursday.
    The visit to the underground and arena floor will last 60 minutes.
    It is possibile to admit (and can be used by individuals or groups of up to 25 people.
    For the next first Sunday of the month, 3 April 2022, free tickets for the Colosseum/Roman Forum/Palatine will be available only onsite at the ticket office of the Arch of Titus for the ordinary tickets and the Forum Pass super (no underground and no arena).

    The Belvedere of the Colosseum is currently closed for restoration work.


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