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Marvel at the incredible pieces of art that are housed in the Vatican Museums with your prepurchased Skip the Line entry tickets that allow you to bypass the long ticketing queues at the venue. Navigate your way through the museum at your own pace and get the chance to admire the iconic artwork adorning the Sistine Chapel, like the Last Judgement by Michelangelo and, his most famous masterpiece, the ceiling of the Chapel itself!


  • The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel boast of the finest artwork ever to be made.
  • Skip the long queues at the entrance and explore the museum hassle free.
  • Explore the meticulous artwork collected by popes through the centuries at your own pace.
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What to Expect

On the day of the tour, embark on an artistic exploration like no other! You will make your way to the office of the local tour operator and then proceed to the Vatican Museum. With the help of a host who will escort you past the lines, you will then be left to explore the Museum and the Chapel at your own pace.

With 54 galleries in the Museum, you will not fall short of glorious art and architecture to marvel at. Make sure you pay a visit to the magnificent Pinecone Courtyard, the Greek Cross Hall, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of the Candelabra and the Raphael Rooms. You will also get to view many of the most famous frescoes in the world, including the famous ceiling and The Final Judgement painted by Michelangelo. Explore the depths of the Museum at your own pace and breathe in its artistry one magnificent gallery at a time. You will also get to visit the Sistine Chapel that holds some of the world's most extravagant works of art.

If you would like to enhance your experience with a local expert by your side, feel free to check out our fascinating guided tours of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel here.

A visit to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel should be on the must-do lists of everyone visiting Rome. Apart from being a center of religion, the Sistine Chapel is also home to Michaelangelo's masterpiece frescos, giving you one of the finest art explorations you will ever experience.

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  • Skip the Line entry to the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel.
  • A host to usher you past queues.
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  • Audio guide.
  • Hotel transfers.
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Know Before You Go

Important Information

On rare occasions the Vatican may spontaneously close for religious services, mass preparations or ceremonies. In these last minute/second cases, we are unable to provide discounts or refunds. We cannot be held responsible for any itinerary variations inside the museum, cancellations or entrance delays due to unexpectable events, strikes or decisions taken by the museum direction and/or unexpected variations of the Pope deplacement which involves the museum buildings.

Timings & Availability

These tickets are available daily from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM, except on Sundays. You will be allowed to enter the Vatican Museum and Chapel at the specific entry time you have chosen and booked for only.

The Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel will remain closed on Sundays.

Dress Code

The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel follow a strict dress code. Please ensure that your knees and shoulders are covered. Please ensure that you aren't wearing the following: Sleeveless blouses, miniskirts, shorts, and hats. Comfortable shoes are recommended as the tour involves a considerable amount of walking.

Child Tickets

At the time of checkout, you will have the option to book tickets for both adults and children. Child tickets and Student tickets have reduced pricing so please select these according to the age specified for these tickets. Please carry valid ID for all members of your party for whom you're booking reduced pricing tickets to confirm their age.


The Vatican Museums offer free entry to all disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%. For visitors who are not self-sufficient, free entry is also extended to a companion. Free entry tickets are issued upon presentation of a certificate of invalidity.

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Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

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Ratings & Reviews
Out of 5
Very Good
Frances Howell
Reviewed in April, 2019

The tour helped us skip the lines which made entrance to the Vatican so much easier.

Carla Taylor
Reviewed in April, 2019

Excellent tour guides

Cash Hickney
Reviewed in March, 2019

It really is the perfect deal: right after you are escorted past the enormous queue, you are left to explore the place at your own rate

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My Tickets

You will receive an email with your Skip The Line vouchers for Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel shortly. Please display your voucher on your mobile phone at the redemption point.

This tour starts at the specified time you selected during checkout and late arrivals will be considered as no-shows and won’t be eligible for a refund. We highly recommend reaching 10 minutes before the tour start time.

Students below the age of 26 can purchase tickets at discounted rates and MUST carry their student IDs to verify age and gain entry.

Meeting Point

Maya Tours Office Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, Italy. This point is 2 minutes away from the Vatican Museum entrance.

How to Get There

By Metro: “Ottaviano”, Line A

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Maya Tours Office Via Germanico, 16, 00192, Rome

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