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Priority Entry Tickets with Host: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

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Visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, while being led in by a dedicated assistant. Then, explore the famous Raphael Rooms, Gallery of Maps, Michelangelo's frescoes, and much more historical art on a self-guided tour!

highlights

  • Enter the Vatican Museums and explore the Pigna Courtyard, Pius Clementino Museum, Chandelier’s Gallery, Tapestries Gallery, Raphael’s Rooms, and many more!
  • Enjoy a self-guided tour, and marvel at the breathtaking murals of the adored Sistine Chapel and Michelangelo’s famous work of art, The Final Judgement.

inclusions

  • Entrance tickets with exclusive "No Wait" partner's entrance
  • A host will escort you to the entrance of the museums

exclusions

  • Professional tour guide
  • Audio guide (chargeable).
  • Transportation.

strict cancellation policy

Cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

your experience

Bypass the Winding Ticket Queue and Head Straight to the Intriguing Vatican Museums

Once you meet your host at the designated meeting point, you will take a short walk to the entrance to the Vatican Museums. Upon entering, you will be free to roam the Museum and Sistine Chapel at your own pace, learning as you go! The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel boast of the finest artwork ever to be made. Made up of 54 galleries, the Vatican Museums house one of the largest, and also the most important, collections of Renaissance art in the world. Built in the 15th century, the Sistine Chapel's walls and ceilings are covered by some of the most astounding frescoes ever produced.

Marvel at the Sistine Chapel and Michaelangelo's The Final Judgement

The 54th gallery of the Vatican Museums is the famed Sistine Chapel. Completed around 1483 the Sistine Chapel is arguably the most famous chapel in the world due to the artwork located within. View many of the most famous frescoes in the world, including the famous ceiling and The Final Judgement painted by Michelangelo. Not only does the Sistine Chapel hold some of the world's most precious works of art, but it is also still used for religious purposes such as the Papal Conclave - the process through which a new Pope is chosen.

Sights Covered

Vatican Museum and its Walls | Pigna Courtyard | Pius Clementino Museum | Chandelier's Gallery | Tapestries Gallery | Raphael's Rooms | Sistine Chapel: Michaelangelo's Final Judgement and Creation of Adam fresco

know before you go

COVID Information

  • All guests need to bring and wear only an FFP2 mask. This is the only acceptable mask at the venue.
  • To gain entrance, guests MUST have a reinforced Covid Pass (proof of last vaccination being within 6 months (or recovery) OR in the event that a guest doesn't have a full vaccination/the last dose had passed 6 months, they'll need to show a negative covid test taken within 48 hours (PCR can be done at any local pharmacy).

Important Information

Please note that this tour is self-guided.

Timings

  • The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are open from Monday to Saturday - 9am to 8pm.
  • Sundays are closed, except for the last Sunday of every month. Open hours for every last Sunday of the month are from 9am to 2pm.

Dress Code

Please be dressed appropriately. Sleeveless blouses, miniskirts, shorts, and hats are not permitted. Your head, knees, and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. Comfortable shoes are recommended. We recommend that you carry a stole or a scarf to cover your head

Accessibility

  • People with wheelchair disabilities get free entry. The Vatican Museums offer free wheelchair hire from the cloakroom.
  • The Vatican Museums offer free tickets for visitors with mobility impairments (with certified invalidity exceeding 74%). Additionally, in the case of visitors lacking in self-sufficiency, free entry is extended to their companions.
  • Certification of invalidity must be shown before the issue of the entrance tickets either at the Reception or at the Special Permits Desk, located in the entrance hall of the Vatican Museums.

Restrictions

Late arrivals will not be accommodated. This is a self-guided tour, but audio guides can be rented inside the Museums and are chargeable separately. The tour assistants will help you enter the Vatican Museums and our services will end upon the ticket's delivery at the entrance (lobby) of the Museums. No strollers, umbrellas or bulky bags are allowed inside the Museums

Getting There

The closest station to the Vatican is the Ottaviano-S. Pietro station. Line A of the Rome Metro stops at this station every few minutes. The Museum is a 5-minute walk from this metro station

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly. You need not print your voucher.
  • Please display your voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID to your host who will escort you to the entrance of the museum.
  • Please ensure that you arrive 5-10 minutes before the start time of your tour to check-in.

Meeting Point

Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions.

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