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

    From 18 October 2023, the obligation to have a nominative ticket will be extended to all types of entrance tickets available on the sales website, at the call center and at physical ticket offices.
    At the entrances to the PArCo, the identification document must be kept in sight together with the purchased ticket. The availability of tickets on sale at the ticket offices in Piazza del Colosseo and Largo Salara Vecchia will be doubled.

  • As of 20 February 2024 for tickets purchased on the B2C channel, it will be possible to change the name of the ticket holder, once only, no later than midnight on the seventh day prior to the date of use of the ticket.

    To make the change click on the following link and follow the instructions:


    Starting from the 18th October 2023 the Parco archeologico del Colosseo has arranged for the opening of an additional ticket office, located at Largo della Salara Vecchia, for the sale of admission tickets destined exclusively to individual non-mediated visitors, until daily availability is exhausted. 

  • Notice is hereby given that, as of 30 October 2023, tour operators using the B2B channel will be required to enter the name of the users of tickets at the time of purchase, with the possibility of changing it once only, no later than midnight of the third day prior to the date of use of the ticket. Please also note that each operator may purchase a maximum of 500 tickets per day on the B2B channel.

More informations

Here it is the press release

  • 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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