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Tickets for Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel: Official Guided Tour

A two-hour guided tour of art and history in the Vatican Museums

Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Open today: 09:00 - 20:00
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Duration: 2h
Skip the line
Live guide: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Max group size: 30
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Smartphone tickets accepted
Duration: 2h
Max group size: 30
Skip the line
Instant ticket delivery
Live guide: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Guided tour of the Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel granting access to all open rooms and galleries
Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
Tour operated by the Vatican

What's not included

Guided Tour of St. Peter's Basilica
  • Explore the best of the 5.5-hectare Vatican Museums with a guide
  • See two of the world’s most famous masterpieces, Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes, and Giudizio Universale (Last Judgment) in the Sistine Chapel
  • See intricate tapestries and over 40 16th-century topographical maps of Italy

This two-hour guided tour of the Vatican Museums will give you an in-depth encounter like no other. Get the facts surrounding the Vatican, skip the lines and visit the Pio Clementino Museum, Gallery of the Candelabra, Gallery of the Tapestries, Gallery of the Geographical Maps, Raphael’s Rooms and the Sistine Chapel.

The Vatican Museums are a must-see in Rome, not just because of their extensive collections of art, archaeology and ethno-anthropology, all collected by the Popes over the years. They're also the site of some of the most lavishly decorated halls and galleries in the country!

Explore the best of this 5.5-hectare complex with a guide, who'll deliver all the history you can handle as you go.

See some of the Vatican Museums' best classical statuary at the Pio Clementino Museum. Marvel at the massive marble candelabra at the Gallery of the Candelabra, walk a corridor of amazing, intricate tapestries at the Gallery of the Tapestries, and over 40 16th-century topographical maps of Italy in the Gallery of the Geographical Maps.

Head to the four Raphael Rooms, which all form a suite of reception rooms in the palace, famous for their frescoes. Then, in the Sistine Chapel, see two of the world's most famous masterpieces, Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes, and Giudizio Universale (Last Judgment).

When in Rome... it's a must!

  • Show your smartphone tickets to the security guards at the entrance
  • After security check climb the stairs on the far left of the entrance hall. The meeting point is located at the ‘Guided Tours’ desk, share your ticket and join the group
  • Be on time, as Vatican personnel may not let in latecomers
  • Make sure to bring a valid ID for reduced tickets. Without valid ID, you will be asked to pay for a full price ticket in order to enter and the discounted ticket will not be refunded

The Vatican Museums are most easily reached by public transport and a short walk from the nearest metro, tram, or bus station. If you come by car, there is paid parking nearby on Viale Vaticano.

Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Saturday 09:00 - 20:00
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 22:30
Vatican Museums
Viale Vaticano, 00165, Rome
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  • Cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit and get a full refund. Select a refundable ticket during checkout
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

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Mohammad,  Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
24 May 2023
Super excellent Advanced booking highly recommended to avoid the long queue You would definitely enjoy it and no need to say more. Just keep on mind to collect your bag before going out
Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel: Official Guided Tour
Dzheyda ,  Turkey Turkey
08 May 2023
Tiqets made my life easier in Rome for Vatican Museums. I was late for buying the ticket. Then, I found Tiqets. I am happy that I found. I enjoyed every second of the experience. Thank you very much.
Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel: Official Guided Tour
Nicola,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
08 May 2023
Definitely worth it especially if you get a guide as good as ours! David was brilliant, very informative and his sense of humour made for an excellent tour! We enjoyed every minute.
Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel: Official Guided Tour

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