The Colosseum in Rome is open almost every date of the year. It is closed only on January 1st and December 25th. The rest of the year, the Colosseum is open for visitors. Colosseum opening hours are seasonal and depend on the time of the year. The last entrance is one hour before the closing time.
Regular Colosseum opening time is from 08:30h
The opening time of Colosseum on June 2nd is from 13:30h because of the Italian National Day
During the winter, it usually closes at 17h, and in the rest of the year, it can be open until 19:15h, depending on the exact time of the year.
The Colosseum is closed on December 25th and January 1st.
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Colosseum Guided Tour
Everything you need to know before buying Colosseum tickets!
We highly advise you to buy Colosseum tickets in advance and online. By doing so, you're making sure that you are all set to enjoy your visit without the stress of waiting in long lines at the Colosseum ticket office. Millions of tourists visit this popular tourist attraction each year, so buying a ticket with skip-the-line access is a way better option than the standard ticket. All of the Colosseum tickets have a fast track entry and include the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill and the exhibition on the first floor of the Colosseum in Rome.
Want more than just a Colosseum Ticket?
If you want a whole experience of visiting the Colosseum Amphitheatre, maybe booking one of the Colosseum tours is a better option for you. There are numerous tours available. Choose between a guided tour, private tour, Colosseum underground, or even the night tour of the iconic landmark of the Eternal City. Take a look at the best Colosseum tours available online, and choose a tour that is perfect for you!