Colosseum Reopening Date - 1st February 2021
After being temporarily closed due to the pandemic, the Colosseum in Rome has officially reopened on 1st February 2021. However, considering it being a popular attraction for both locals and tourists, strict precautionary measures have been taken to ensure safety and hygiene within the venue.
Safety Measures at the Colosseum
Upon arrival visitors are required to wear masks and undergo temperature checks using the thermo-scanner machine before entering the attraction. Guests with temperature above 37.5°C will not be granted access. It has been made mandatory to follow strict social distancing regulations within the venue.
It is also necessary to pre-book tickets online before entering the venue. To ensure maximum safety the Colosseum can accommodate approximately 600 guests each day. Upto 14 visitors can enter every 15 minutes. The same applies for group reservations as well.
To ensure maximum safety, guests have to place all objects including their mobile phones in the backpack to scan or must directly place it on the tray to be X-rayed. Visitors are not allowed to carry bottles, glass containers, alcoholic beverages, aerosols and any other form of bulky bags, backpacks, trolly or luggages.
Buying Colosseum Tickets Today
Tickets for the Colosseum are available here.
Visitors are required to arrive at least 15 minutes for the reserved time slot. Access to the Colosseum, in this first phase, will be exclusively from “Valadier Entrance”. This applies for both groups and individual visitors.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all entrances except the Individual Entrance (Sperone Valadier) are closed. Learn all about the Colosseum Entrances.
Booking Colosseum Tickets Online
We recommend buying Colosseum tickets online for a contact-free experience. Here are the various ticket options available.
Colosseum - Revised Opening Hours
- From Monday to Friday
- 10:30 AM to 04:30 PM
- Final Entry is at 3:30 PM
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, the Colosseum in Rome reopened on June 1st 2020 after the COVID-19 lockdown
Yes, the timings are now as below:
Monday to Sunday
10:30 am - 7:15 pm
Final Entry 6:15 pm
Guests with temperature above 37.5°C will not be granted access. To ensure maximum safety the Colosseum can accommodate approximately 600 guests each day. Upto 14 visitors can enter every 15 minutes.
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