Free Admissions, Reductions and Discounts

Free admission

  • EU citizens younger than 18 years old
  • Disabled visitors and their carer
  • Non-EU citizens on a condition of reciprocity (children younger than 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult)
  • EU licensed guides, if leading a group and after showing valid license
  • EU licensed guide interpreters, if accompanying a guide and a group, after showing valid license
  • MiC (Italian Ministry of Culture) employees
  • ICOM (International Council of Museums) members
  • EU students groups from public and private schools, accompanied by their teachers, showing at the ticket desk an official list of partecipants, signed by the head teacher
  • Students of higher learning courses at Ministerial Institutes (Istituto Centrale per il Restauro, Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Scuola per il Restauro del Mosaico)
  • EU Professors and students attending the Academy of Fine Arts: free admission is allowed after showing current year’s certificate of registration
  • EU Professors and students enrolled in BA, MA, post-graduate, PHD courses at the Faculties of: Architecture, Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Educational Sciences, Humanities specialised in Archaeology or Art History. Free admission is allowed after showing current year’s certificate of registration or suitable document
  • Art History High School teachers, after showing a suitable document
  • Licensed Journalists: free admission is allowed after showing the personal professional license [doc 3017]
  • For study and research purposes: upon presentation of appropriate supporting documentation provided by educational and cultural institutions, universities or government departments, indicating the period of validity of the request.
  • EU licensed Tour Guides
  • Full-time and temporary teachers. Temporary exhibitions and special events, not included in the general admission ticket, can be accessed by paying the related fee through the “Carta del docente” (
  • Individual Membership card with photo and personal details of the card holder, one year valid, to be requested at Direzione Generale Musei for the following reasons only:
    • Study and research purposes
    • Volunteers organizations with an agreement with Ministry departments
    • Ministry Honorary Inspectors and Curators
    • Carabinieri Command for the protection of Cultural Heritage
    • C.C.R.O.M. members

Reduced admission

  • 2 € for 18-25 years old EU citizens
  • 20% discount for Italians resident abroad, upon presentation of the “Discount card” issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, with holder’s signature and ID card.
  • Free and reduced admission to Swiss Confederation citizens (as per DM 20 aprile 2006, n.239, co.3, lett.e and co.6, art.1).


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