Tuesday – Wednesday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday.
The Palace will remain closed during Christmas holidays, during celebrations for Italy’s Republic Day (June 2) and throughout the month of August.
Tours, even if booked, can undergo changes for institutional reasons. In this case, visitors will have the option of changing the date of the tour or requesting a refund.
Entrance: Piazza del Quirinale.
Reservation required at least 5 days prior to the tour:
- on line
- At the Call Center, tel. 06 188.8.131.52
- At the INFOPOINT
Tours are organized for a maximum of 30 people and, in the case of school children, for groups made up of 2 classes plus their teachers; they depart every 20 minutes.
In case of late arrival, visitors will not be allowed into the Palace and they will have to make another reservation.
In case of the availability of unsold tickets, they will be sold at the INFOPOINT up to one hour prior to the scheduled departure of the tour. The ticket price shall include the booking charge.
The tour is guided by volunteer personnel recruited through agreements with the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and the Italian Touring Club.
- Call Center, Tel. 06 184.108.40.206 – working hours: from Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. / 2:00-5:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a-m.–2:00 p.m., closed on Sunday.
- INFOPOINT – Information and reservation center, Salita di Montecavallo 15A. Open on the days in which the Palace is open, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
At the INFOPOINT, visitors will find information leaflets and other material illustrating the tour.
Visitors will have to be on site 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of the tour and bring with them a valid identification document. In case the names given at the time of the reservation do not coincide with those on the identification documents, visitors will be denied access.
Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Changing of the Guard of Honour
- from October until June, 2nd: every Sunday at 16:00 (Piazza del Quirinale)
- from June 3rd until September: every Sunday at 18.00 (Piazza del Quirinale)
On the other days of the week the changing of the guard takes place inside the building and is not visible from the outside.
•Itineray N. 1 (artistic-institutional): tour of the Piano Nobile (Bel Étage) and the Ground Floor – lasts an average of 1 hour and 20 minutes.
•Itineray N. 2 (artistic-institutional and thematic): Itineray N. 2 (artistic-institutional and thematic): itinerary N. 1 + a tour of the Vasella room, the Gardens, the collection of Carriages and Harnesses – lasts an average of 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Itinerary N.1 is free, except for a mandatory booking charge of € 1.50. Schools are exempted from paying the booking charge.
Itinerary N. 2 costs € 10, including the booking charge. It is free of charge for groups of school students and their teachers; for minors under 18; for students and teachers of the university schools of Architecture, Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Training Science and for university teachers and undergraduates of Letters or Literature with a major in Archaeology or Art History, enrolled in the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy and in the Academies of Fine Arts, upon submission of their certification of enrolment for the ongoing Academic Year; for the differently able and their escorts.
For visitors between 18 and 25 years of age and for those over-65, as well as for State school teachers, Itinerary N. 2 costs € 5.
Modes of payment
By credit card if the admission tickets are purchased online. By credit card or bank transfer in case tickets are purchased through the Call Center. By credit or debit card or in cash if the tickets are purchased at the INFOPOINT.
(To access the Carriage exhibition, visitors must climb up and back down approximately 80 steps on an external staircase).
•Bring in suitcases, trolleys, travelling bags, plastic or glass bottles, cans, umbrellas and pointed, sharp or blunt objects;
•Take photos or shoot videos;
•Deviate from the plotted itinerary;
•Touch furnishings and works of art;
•Smoke (including electronic cigarettes).
Pets are not allowed.