Concessions and Free Admission: Conditions

Summary of regulations that govern entry to museums and archaeological sites

FREE ADMISSION

Free admission (for which a special free ticket is issued), except for the Ara Pacis exhibition space and for the Museo di Roma exhibition space, in application of the exemptions provided for by current legislation:

  1. to residents, temporary residents and students of public and private universities in Rome upon showing the MIC season pass (12 months from the time of purchase) at a cost of € 5.00;
  2. to residents in the city of Rome and in the Metropolitan City area, on the first Sunday of each month;
  3. to residents in the city of Rome and in the Metropolitan City area under 18, except for the shows held at the Planetarium of Rome;
  4. to residents in the city of Rome with an income below € 15,000,00, upon presentation of the certificate ISEE;
  5. to all children under 6 years of age;
  6. to EU tourist guides on production of a valid permit issued by the relevant authority;
  7. to EU tourist interpreters when their assistance is required alongside the guide, on production of a valid permit issued by the relevant authority;
  8. to ICOM (International Council of Museums), ICOMOS (International Council on Monument and Sites) members, foreign and Italian cultural institutes (such as the Lincei Academy, the Institute of Roman Studies, the Friends of the Museums of Rome, ICCROM, the Central Institute of Restoration) members, except for the shows held at the Planetarium of Rome;
  9. for study or research reasons, certified by Italian or foreign schools or universities, academies, research and cultural institutes, departments of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities or other offices of Rome City Administration, except for the shows held at the Planetarium of Rome upon showing a specific request to be submitted to the Superintendent's authorization;
  10. to all visitors in occasion of cultural events in Rome, organized by the City Administration or under an European directive or Ministerial initiative;
  11. to school groups accompanied by their teachers with a list agreed by the head of the institution, except for the shows held at the Planetarium of Rome;
  12. to EU teachers and students of Architecture, Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Educational Science and degree courses in literature or literary subjects specializing in archaeological or art history in philosophy and letters faculties;
  13. to EU teachers and students of Fine Arts Academies or corresponding institutions. Free admission is granted to students when showing a valid certificate of registration for the current academic year;
  14. to the RomaPass 72h card holders when using it for the first 2 free sites and to the RomaPass 48 h card holders when using it for the first free site;
  15. to students holding a “Student Card” issued by the Provincial Board of the Students of Rome, except for the shows held at the Planetarium of Rome;
  16. to the citizens of Paris, in accordance with reciprocal agreement made when Rome and Paris were twinned, except for the shows held at the Planetarium of Rome;
  17. to prominent guests of the City of Rome Administration during special events;
  18. to visitors with disabilities and a family member or a carer who can prove that they belong to social and health care services;
  19. to blood donors and a companion during the Summer Blood Donation Campaign, presenting a thank you letter (for the bloodletting) issued by the Municipality of Rome, except for the shows held at the Planetarium of Rome;
  20. to employees of the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage of the City of Rome, as well as to archaeologists, art historians and architects of the Archaeological Superintendence of Rome, the Superintendence of Monuments of Rome, Rome Museum Complex, requiring access for study or research reasons, upon presentation of their personal badge; subject to formal requests and authorizations by the Capitoline Superintendency;
  21. to journalists upon presentation of suitable proof of professional activity;
  22. to consortium bodies, national and international organizations that perform events in the city of Rome sponsored by the City of Rome Administration or which collect and offer liberal donations in favor of the historical and artistic heritage of the city of Rome upon formal request and authorization by the Capitoline Superintendency;
  23. qualified tourist guides have the right to free admission to museums in Rome and to exhibitions organized by private subjects in the municipal structures both as a guide accompanying groups, and for a personal visit for professional updating, however, free admission is valid only once per exhibition
  24. group family rate – to groups formed by one parent with 1 or 2 children under the age of 18 years – one full price admission

Concessions

Concessionary fares (for which a reduced ticket is issued), except for the Ara Pacis exhibition space and for the Museo di Roma exhibition space, in application of the exemptions provided for by current legislation:

  1. non-residents visitors aged between 6 and 25;
  2. teachers of state and city schools with permanent contracts;
  3. Bibliocard holders when showing the Bibliocard;
  4. for promotional initiatives, aimed at tourist, cultural and sport promotion;
  5. ATAC and Metrebus annual pass holders;
  6. to the RomaPass 72h card holders when using it from the third site onwards and to the RomaPass 48 h card holders when using it from the second site onwards;
  7. for groups of at least 20 people;
  8. reduced rate of 50% for non-residents visitors every Wednesday in the last two hours of each museum opening hours, except for the Planetarium of Rome, the new Ara Pacis exhibition space, the new Capitoline Museums exhibition space, the Museo di Roma exhibition space, the L’Ara com’era show and the Circus Maximus enhancement project.