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Buy your entrance tickets for Pompeii and Herculaneum ruins.

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Pompeii ruins - Tickets

Discover all the history and the magic of Pompeii, one of the most famous archaeological sites of the world. Buy your Tickets now!

Herculaneum ruins - Tickets

A journey in history to discover all the glamour of the Roman life in Ercolano. Buy your Tickets now!

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the online purchase of Pompei and Ercolano tickets.

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How do I skeep the line?

Choosing the option “Print @ home” and printing the tickets on paper to bring with you at the entrance gate.

However, if you choose the option “Withdrawal at event location” you will still have to go to checkout to validate your ticket. Withdrawal is possible on the day of the visit, starting 1 hour before submitting your document and / or credit card used to purchase online together with the confirmation email.

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Payment by Credit Card

Accepted credit cards are:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Diners
  • JCB
  • Discover
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Other Payment Methods

Tickets can be paid by Bank Transfer via SOFORT Banking

Or you can pay through the PayPal system.

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Start time visit

The visit start time indicated on the site is purely indicative, you can enter any time during the chosen booking day.

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Opening times Pompei ruins

From November 1 to March 31: from 9am to 5pm
Last entrance 3pm

From April 1 to October 31: from 9am to 7:30pm
Last entrance 6pm

Saturday and Sunday opening at 8:30am

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Opening hours Ercolano ruins

 

From April 1 to October 31: from 8:30am to 7:30pm

From April 1 to October 31: from 8:30am to 7:30pm

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Guided tours

For private and custom guided tours, visit guidepompei.com

Pompei

Pompeii ruins - Tickets

 

Discover all the history and the magic of Pompeii, one of the most famous archaeological sites of the world. Buy your Tickets now!

Herculaneum ruins - Tickets

A journey in history to discover all the glamour of the Roman life in Ercolano. Buy your Tickets now!

Admission concessions

All information about free and reduced tickets

Free Entrance
  • Children under 18 years of age;
  • European Union tour guides in the course of their professional activity, on showing a valid licence issued by the competent authorities;
  • European Union tourist interpreters whose services are required by the tour guide, on showing a valid licence issued by the competent authorities;
    Ministry staff;
  • Members of the ICOM (International Council of Museums);
  • Groups of students and pupils from state or private European Union schools, accompanied by their teachers, by prior booking arrangements and in the numbers agreed with the head of the institution;
First Sunday of the month

Every first Sunday of the month free admission to sites for all visitors according to the normal opening hours. Warning! You can not make a reservation of the ticket.

For the initiative “Sunday at the” museum with free entrance to the Pompeii ruins will be restored access to time slots in order to regulate the flow of visitors.

Therefore access to the site will be possible:

  • from 8:30am to 12:30pm
  • and from 2:30pm to closing time

The Superintendent reserves to anticipate closing once achievement of 15,000 visitors in the first time period, to prevent excessive simultaneous presence of tourists, which could jeopardize the safety and security of the site.

In order to ensure the maximum safeguard of the site while at the same time optimizing its use, security measures will be encouraged, with the enhancement and redistribution of the supervisory service.

Reduced admission

EU citizens aged between 18 and 25 and state school teachers with a permanent position are entitled to a reduction on the admission ticket. The same concession applies to citizens from non EU countries with a “reciprocity agreement”.
Admission concession to Italian citizens living abroad. Until 31st December 2008 a 20% reduction is applied to admission tickets for cultural venues. Eligible visitors will be granted the reduction on showing their “Discount card” issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, duly signed by them, as well as a valid identity document.
Free and concessionary admission is granted to citizens of the Swiss Confederation to whom the provisions of Ministerial Decree no. 239 subparagraph 3 letter e), and subparagraph 6 art. 1 of 20th April 2006 are applicable.

Pompei

Pompeii ruins - Tickets

Discover all the history and the magic of Pompeii, one of the most famous archaeological sites of the world. Buy your Tickets now!

Herculaneum ruins - Tickets

A journey in history to discover all the glamour of the Roman life in Ercolano. Buy your Tickets now!

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