Please note that for safety reasons the Colosseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors. For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened. To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray.
The ticket Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine and ongoing exhibitions it valid 24h from first usage for 1 entrance to the Colosseum and 1 to Forum-Palatine.
Starting from January 1st 2020, the ticket will also be valid for the Imperial Forum.
Comfortable shoes are recommended.
It is forbidden to enter the monument with bottles, glass containers, alcoholic beverages and spray cans.
The entrances to the monument located along Via Dei Fori Imperiali are equipped with ramps.
The ground floor (first order) of the amphitheatre is accessible to wheelchair users.
The first floor (second order) is accessible by lifts.
Two wheelchairs are available at site, one for the ground floor and one for the first floor.
There are suitable toilets.
Free entrance ticket with scheduled entrance time can be required directly at the ticket office.
Any right to a reduction or to a free admission has to be proved by the ticketing staff.
Entrance with Roma Pass
Roma Pass 48h (from first usage) € 28,00
Roma Pass 72h (from first usage) € 38,50
Reservation fee € 2,00
PLEASE NOTE: Starting from February 19th,2020 the fare of the Roma Pass will be the following:
Cards purchased with the old fare can be collected until March 31st, 2020.
entrance reservation with Roma Pass
reservation Roma Pass 48h with entrance
reservation Roma pass 72h with entrance
allow access at the entrance for individuals under 13 pax, or at the entrance for pre-booked groups for guide from 14 to 50 pax, with a dedicated turnstile.
The booking of the scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum with Roma Pass will produce a receipt to be collected at the ticket desk, where the entrance time will be indicated, while the Rome Pass will have to be used for access to the monument.
The visitor can also purchase the Roma Pass together with the reservation of the scheduled enrance time.
The card can be collected at the ticket desk of Palazzo Merulana, Via Merulana 121, near the Colosseum, open from 08:30 to 21:00 from Wednesday to Monday. On Tuesday, day of closure to the public, it will be possible to collect the Roma Pass card ringing the bell to the street number 121, from 10:00 to 17:00.
This purchase will produce a receipt including the card and the reservation. The Rome Pass will have to be used for access to the monument.
Access will not be allowed to visitors without Rome Pass, even if the scheduled entrance time is booked.
Roma Pass can only be used for the regular entrance to the monument. Roma Pass does not include access to special areas (Arena, Underground and Panoramic view).
The pre-booking of full and reduced entrance tickets for individuals and for groups is partitioned in time schedules, with payment required at the moment of booking.
Tickets purchased can not be reimbursed or moved to another date or to another time slot on the same day.
It is strictly necessary to arrive at the dedicated access gate 30 minutes before the booked time, to pass security checks and to complete entry procedures.
It is allowed a maximum delay of 15 minutes after the booked time. In case of major delay, visitors will not be able to access the monument. Tickets will not be reimbursed and you can proceed with a new purchase based on availability.