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Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill VIP entrance tickets with optional guided tour

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Availability: Daily
Duration: Flexible
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • With your VIP ticket, you can access through the priority entrance without waiting inline
  • Explore Rome’s most ancient sites with a single ticket and get the most out of your experience in Rome
  • Choose the ticket that best suits your needs: a VIP entrance ticket or a VIP weekend guided tour of both the Colosseum and the Roman Forum
  • If you want to visit on your own but still learn more about the sites that you'll see, you can choose to add an audioguide to your ticket
What to expect

Visit Rome’s most popular sites with one single ticket.

With the VIP priority entrance tickets, you'll get to skip the long lines at the ticket office: you’ll meet your Musement representative who will accompany you inside the Colosseum. Your ticket also grants exclusive access to the Gladiator's Arena and same-day skip-the-line admission to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill; from here you'll be able to enjoy one of the most charming views of the city, looking over Circus Maximus. Don't worry about the long waiting time and spend more time inside, enjoying the amazing atmosphere and captivating history of this unique site.

From Friday to Sunday you can choose to add a guided tour to your ticket: visit the most ancient sites in Rome in a small group of maximum 12 people and discover the history and secrets behind these fascinating monuments.

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What's included
  • One VIP entrance (skip-the-line dedicated access) to the Colosseum and one to the Roman Forum/Palatine Hill
  • Guided tour for small groups of max 12 people with a licensed guide (if selected\weekends only)
  • Audioguide or audioguide + headphones (if selected)
What's not included
  • Colosseum Underground and the Third Order
  • Multiple visits to each site
Reduced price

VIP entrance tickets

Reduced

  • Child 3-17
  • EU citizens 18-25

Free

  • Infant 0-2

VIP entrance tickets + guided tour (weekends only)

Reduced

  • EU citizens (18-25)
  • Child (0-18)
Where

VIP entrance tickets: STERN entrance, Piazza del Colosseo, 1-5, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

VIP entrance tickets + guided tour: Piazza del Colosseo, 58, 00184 Rome, Italy

Meeting point:

VIP entrance tickets

Exit the Colosseum metro station at the ground level and cross the street. Keep the Colosseum on your right and walk around it; keep walking past the military vehicles and around the Colosseum until you see an open area with a flight of stairs. Your Musement representative – dressed in the Musement uniform – will meet you there. Please arrive 20 minutes in advance for check-in.

To pick up your audioguide: Via di San Giovanni in Laterano, 14 at Gladiators Tour. Please be there 20 minutes before the time indicated on the voucher to have time to collect the audio guide. After collecting the audio guide follow the same instructions given here above.

VIP entrance tickets + guided tour

On Via dei Fori Imperiali in front of the newspaper stand at the exit of metro B, station Colosseum.

What to remember
  • If you choose the ticket option with audioguide you will be asked to pay a deposit of 30€; the deposit will be returned to you upon return of the undamaged audioguide
  • The audioguide is available in English, Italian, Spanish and French
  • The guided tour is available in English, Italian, Spanish, French and Portuguese
  • Please remember that it's possible to access only once to each included site
  • Large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted inside sites (small bags are allowed). There are no cloakrooms
  • Entrance to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and Palatine is free on the first Sunday of each month
  • Please note: due to mandatory security metal detector checks, the waiting time at the entrance line to the Colosseum is about 90 minutes. The "skip-the-line" tickets allow you to skip the ticket purchasing line, not the mandatory security check
  • There is always the possibility, outside of the provider's control, that access to the Arena of the Colosseum can be denied. This can be due to various reasons (extreme weather conditions or security reasons), at the discretion of the Colosseum management; in these cases, it is not possible to ask for a refund
  • Please make sure to bring either a valid ID card or passport (per person)

VIP entrance tickets

  • Tickets can be canceled for free up to 24 hours before the booked service

VIP entrance tickets + guided tour (weekends only)

  • The tour will not take place if it does not reach a minimum number of participants. If this happens you will be offered an alternative date for your booking
  • Amendments and cancellation can only be made 72 hours prior to the booked time and date
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When
  • VIP entrance tickets are valid for the time shown in the calendar
  • VIP entrance tickets + guided tour: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 am
  • Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 25 December

  • Free admission for the first Sundays of the month will now be limited to the months of January to March and October to December.
  • The following days you can access the site with free admission and without advance sale: 9 May, 5 June, 29 June, 23 September, 4 October, 4 November, 22 November, 8 December.
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.
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