- On Friday the 19th of April, on the occasion of the Stations of the Cross, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill will close at 1 PM. The last admission to the sites will be at 12 PM.
On April 19, 2019, following the early closure of the Colosseum at 12:00 for safety reasons related to the procession of the Via Crucis, access to the monument will be allowed only to visitors already in possession of tickets purchased in advance. Hourly entrance tickets to the Colosseum will not be available for the same day. Visitors can buy at the ticket offices of the Forum and Palatine exclusively the ticket FORO PALATINO SUPER.
Visitors with tickets purchased in advance between 12:00 and 13:00, can go to the access gates of the Colosseum, according to the following procedures:
- tickets with reservations from 12:00 to 12:20 can be used from 8:30 to 9:30 am
- tickets with reservations from 12:21 to 12:40 can be used from 9:31 to 10:30 am
- tickets with reservations from 12:41 to 13:00 can be used from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
We apologize for the inconvenience
- We inform you that on 8 and 9 April the visit path to the Colosseum Belvedere will be not accessible due to maintenance work.
From 10 April 2019 to 31 May 2019 visiting of the fourth and fifth orders will not be allowed.
Pre-sales openings are scheduled on a quarterly, monthly and weekly basis.
Tickets are sold gradually, in order to avoid any form of early hoarding and to ensure availability as close as possible to the date of access. Pre-sales will be open every first Monday of the month at 9:00 a.m. according to monthly availability for the Colosseum Arena, Underground scheduled time entrance, Underground tours for individuals in English, Belvedere scheduled time entrance . Pre-sales will be open every Monday at 9:00 am for Colosseum scheduled time entrance and Colosseum Arena for the following week according to the weekly availability.
On the free first Sunday of the month the pre-sale service is not provided, therefore all visitors will access the monument, from the ordinary entrance, along two different lines:
• visitors who need to collect free entrance tickets
• visitors who already collected free entrance tickets
- Opening reservations April - June 2019
On Monday, February 25th at 9:00 a.m. it will be possible to pre-purchase tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum and tickets with scheduled entrance time for the Colosseum Arena, both online and via call center. Pre-sales openings will be on a quarterly availability, for April, May and June 2019. On the same date and time it will be open the pre-sale for Underground and Belvedere, on a quarterly availability, for April, May and June 2019 but just online.
Pre-sales will be open every first Monday of the month at 9:00 a.m. according to monthly availability for the Colosseum Arena, Underground scheduled time entrance, Underground tours for individuals in English, Belvedere scheduled time entrance .
Pre-sales will be open every Monday at 9:00 am for Colosseum scheduled time entrance and Colosseum Arena for the following week according to the weekly availability.
Starting from February 25th at 9:00 a.m. it will be possible to book tickets for the Domus Aurea, from April 1st to June 30th 2019.
It is possible to book a maximum of 46 tickets a day for the Domus Aurea.
- The free access during the Free First Sundays of the month will be now limited to the months from January to March and from October to December.
- The direction of the archeological park of the Colosseum determined the following free days without pre-sale:
9th of May
5th of June
29th of June
23rd of September
4th of October
4th of November
22th of November
18th of December
FROM JANUARY 1ST 2019, THE ARENA WILL BE ACCESSIBLE FROM THE STERN GATE USING THE NEW TICKET "COLOSSEO ARENA" AS A REPLACEMENT FOR THE CLICK TOUR
The ticket "Colosseo Arena" will be available online, through call center and on site at a cost of € 14.00 for the full price and € 8.50 for the reduced price (the reduction is in accordance with current legislation).
The reservation fee will remain of € 2.00 for online purchases and through the call center.
The access procedures will continue to be the same as for the Click Tour.
THE ENTRANCE TO THE UNDERGROUND AND/OR BELVEDERE MOVED AT THE STERN ENTRANCE, IN FRONT OF VIA LABICANA
Groups have to show the list on letterhead from the agency, containing the participants’ names and dates of birth. Licensed tourist guides have to show a signed declaration with the participants’ names and related dates of birth. Visitors with a booked fixed guided tour have to show a valid ID card at the ticket office.
FREE FEES FOR ALL BOOKING SERVICES, GUIDED TOUR AND ASSISTANCE SERVICE FOR TOUR GUIDES FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION
We inform you that, under art. 4 c.3 a of DM 507/97 ss.mm.ii., as well as under circular 20/2016 DG MU, according to the directions of the Archaeological Park of the Colosseum, tour guides from the European Union are entitled, in addition to free admission, also to free fees for all booking services, guided tour and assistance service.