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Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill entrance ticket with audio guide

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Availability: Daily
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Two-day ticket to visit also the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Explore Rome’s most ancient sites in two days with a single ticket
  • Skip-the-line option - timed entry and assisted entrance with exclusive access to the Gladiator's Arena
What to expect

Discover the most famous amphitheater in the world and relive the glorious past of Ancient Rome with a visit to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. The charm of the Eternal City is timeless, be sure to get your tickets in advance.

Visit Rome’s most popular sites at the speed you want.

Experience the magnificent history of the Colosseum, told in your preferred language and with visual support. You will be able to see photos of the details described and follow the interactive map to guide you inside.

With the entrance tickets with audio guide you can buy tickets for the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill directly online, and on the day of your audio-guided tour, show your ticket at the Arco di Tito ticket desk (reservation line), where you will be assigned a time slot to access the Colosseum. Once you've passed security checks, you can pick up your audioguide directly inside.

With the skip-the-line entrance tickets with audio guide, you can select directly online the time of your entrance at the Colosseum and avoid the long lines.

Before finishing your audio-guided tour, you will have free time to take all the photos you want. You can choose to continue your visit to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on the same day, or decide to visit them the next day.

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What's included
  • One entry to the Colosseum and one entry to the Roman Forum/Palatine Hill (skip-the-line entry if selected)
  • Audio guide
  • A downloadable map of Rome
What's not included
  • Colosseum Underground and the Third Order
  • Multiple visits to each site
  • Guided tour
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Entrance ticket with audio guide


  • EU citizens 18-25
  • Teachers in public schools within the European Union, with a permanent contract


  • EU and non-EU citizens aged 17 and under
  • Disabled EU residents with an accompanying helper
  • Teachers of Italian nationality with a fixed-term contract (please bring valid proof of employment)

Skip-the-line entrance ticket with audio guide

  • Reduced/free admission tickets can only be purchased at the Colosseum ticket office

Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma, Italy

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Entrance ticket with audio guide

Exchange your digital voucher for a 2-day ticket for the 3 sites at the ticket desk "Arco di Tito" in Piazza del Colosseo (reservation line), in front of the main entrance of the Colossseum. Then, you'll be able to access the Colosseum using the Fast Track security line, during the time slot assigned to you at the ticket desk (based on the Colosseum availability). You'll receive your audioguide inside the Colosseum.

Skip-the-line entrance ticket with audio guide

To collect the audio guide: Via di San Giovanni in Laterano, 14 at Gladiators Tour. Please be there at least 15/20 minutes before the time indicated on the voucher to have time to collect the audio guide. Then go to the “ingresso individuale” at the Colosseum 30 minutes in advance and take the line “visitatori con prenotazioni” at your booked time slot.

What to remember
  • Entrance to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill is free on the first Sunday of each month.
  • Due to security measures, the capacity of the Colosseum is limited to 3,000 people at the same time. This limit may result in delays at security checkpoints to access the site, even for pre-booked visitors. As a result, the visitor’s access to the Colosseum may not be guaranteed at the scheduled time of entrance.
  • Large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted inside the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Only very small bags are allowed. There are no cloakrooms for storing these items.
  • Please note: waiting times at the mandatory metal detector security checkpoints at the Colosseum can increase during peak hours. Once you pass these checkpoints, you can enter the Colosseum using the Fast Track lane.
  • The entrance to the Colosseum does not include access to the Underground and the Third Order.
  • The ticket is valid for two consecutive days after you first use it

Entrance ticket and audio guide

  • This is an open ticket without a time slot. Once you have exchanged your voucher for your entrance ticket at the ticket office, you will be assigned the first available time slot to visit the Colosseum
  • It will be possible to visit the Colosseum only in the afternoon starting from 02.00pm
  • You can use the audio guide on the same day that you exchange your voucher (feel free to enter the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on the same day or the day after).
  • You can pick up your audioguide up to 90 minutes before the ticket office closes (no refunds for late arrivals).
  • Audioguide available in English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Latin and Russian

Skip-the-line entrance ticket and audio guide

  • You will be asked to pay a deposit of 30€; the deposit will be returned to you upon return of the undamaged audio guide
  • Bookings cannot be modified or cancelled
  • Maximum purchase: 13 tickets. Tickets are for individual use, groups are not allowed. If you would like to buy group tickets, please contact us: support@musement.com or +1 (202) 899-8702
  • The audio guide is available in English, Italian, Spanish, German and French. You can either use your earphones or purchase them on site, as they will not be supplied with the audio guide.
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Entrance ticket with audioguide

  • 16 March - last Saturday of March (final admission at 4.30pm with exit at 5.30pm): 08.30am-5.30pm
  • Last Sunday of March -31 August (final admission at 6.15pm with exit at 7.15pm): 08.30am-7.15pm
  • 1 September -30 September (final admission at 6.00pm with exit at 7.00pm): 08.30am-7.00pm
  • 1 October - last Saturday of October (final admission at 5.30pm with exit at 6.30pm): 08.30am-6.30pm
  • Last Sunday of October - 15 February (final admission at 3.30pm with exit at 4.30pm): 08.30am-4.30pm
  • 16 February -15 March (final admission at 4.00pm with exit at 5.00pm): 08.30am-5.00pm
  • Last entry is one hour before closing.

Skip-the-line entrance ticket with audio guide

    • Go to the Colosseum 30 minutes before your booked time
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