All tickets booked here are delivered electronically immediately after booking and are scanned at the entrance directly from your mobile phone or from your printout.
You can see an overview of the entrances on the satellite photo.
For individual visitors, it’s recommended to arrive at the Colosseum 30 minutes before the scheduled time. For the security control you need around 15-30 minutes. This entrance is used with the normal and with the SUPER ticket.
Visits to the arena, the underground and the upper floors start at the “Stern” entrance and it is sufficient to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time.
After visiting the Coliseum, the tickets will be valid on the same day or the following day for entry to the Palatine and the Roman Forum. The Forum Romanum and Palatine are internally connected and have two common entrances on Via dei Fori Imperiali and on Via di San Gregorio.
During your booking you have to choose the date and time for your entry to the Colosseum. At the designated time you can use the entrance for individual visitors to the Coliseum.
Unfortunately this ticket is sold out very early. Then check the possibility of
Ticket with videoguide
Ticket S.U.P.E.R. Seven Unique Places to Experience in Rome
This new ticket is a rarity and must be booked at least a few days before. Only this ticket allows access to seven archaeological sites with controlled access, subject to availability:
- Criptoportico Nero (12 min. visit) – max. capacity 35 people
- Visit of the Palatine Museum takes about 1 hour – max. capacity 225 people
- House of Augustus (40 min. visit) – max. capacity 23 people
- House of Livia (30 min. visit) – max. capacity 23 people
- Aula Isiaca, including Loggia Mattei (15 min. visit) – max. capacity 15 people
- Temple of Romulus (15 min. visit) – max. capacity 30 persons
- Santa Maria Antiqua, including the Oratory of the Forty Martyrs and Ramp Domitian (30 min. visit) – max. capacity 60 people
Ticket with a tour of the top rings of the Colosseum
The upper rings of the Coliseum may only be visited in small groups with a guide. This ticket therefore provides the guided tour of the arena and the upper rings of the Colosseum. You can then visit the first and second floors of the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine without a guide. This ticket should be reserved on time.
Entrance through the gladiator gate “Stern”.
Access to the upper floors of the Colosseum is currently not possible due to restoration works.
Ticket with visit of arena, underground and top rings of the Colosseum
The arena, the basement and the upper rings of the Coliseum may only be visited in small guided groups. This ticket therefore provides a guided tour for this part. You learn everything about the ancient stage mechanics and how the lifts worked. After that you rise to the upper rings, which are otherwise inaccessible. From there you have a fantastic view. Afterwards you can visit the first and second floors of the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine without guide. This ticket should be reserved on time.
Entrance through the gladiator entrance “Stern”.
Normal price: 12 Euro, from 1st November 2019, 16 euros for the ticket valid for one day, 18 euros for the ticket valid for two days, each for one visit to the Coliseum and one visit to the area of Forum Romanum and Palatine.
EU citizens between 18 and 25 years: 7.50 Euro
Children and adolescents up to 18 years: free
All information about free admission to the Colosseum can be found at Colosseum for free.
Guided tours of Coliseum, Roman Forum and Palatine
For all tours a timely booking is recommended. These amazing three-hour guided tours for the Coliseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine are very interesting and entertaining.
Evening Tour "The Moon over the Coliseum"
Arena and Underground of the Coliseum, Roman Forum and Palatine
Last Sunday in October – December 31: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Last admission: 3:30 pm
16th February – 15th March: 8:30 am – 5 pm
Last admission: 4 pm
16 March – last Saturday in March: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Last admission: 4:30 pm
Last Sunday in March – August 31: 8:30 am – 7:15 pm
Last admission: 6:15 pm
1st September – 30th September: 8:30 am – 7 pm
Last admission: 6 pm
1st October – last Saturday in October: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Last admission: 5:30 pm
2nd January – 15th February: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Last admission: 3:30 pm
Forum Romanum and Palatine hill opening hours
Forum Romanum and Palatine hill have the same opening hours as the Coliseum. However, there is no night opening.
Admission to the Coliseum is free for all visitors from October to March on the first Sunday of each month.
Free admission is granted in 2019 on:
September 23rd, birthday of Augustus,
4th and 6th October,
3rd and 4th November,
21 November, World Philosophy Day,
December 18, 2019, International Migrants Day.
In occasion of the free entry, however, there are very long lines and the waiting time is several hours. If you are only a few days in Rome, its better to visit the Colosseum another day with a regular ticket.
Colosseum free for:
Adolescents up to 18 years
School groups from the EU only with reservation. School groups can use the entrance to the arena “Stern”. At the entrance, they must hand in a list of participants with name and date of birth on the stationery of the school.
Persons with disabilities and a companion
Tour guides and interpreters from the EU
Members of the international council of museum
Members of the international organization for conservation of cultural heritage
Students and lecturers from some departments
Journalists in the exercise of their activity