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Tickets for Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel: Last Minute Tickets

Escorted entrance into two of Rome's finest

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Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.
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Opening hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Best time to visit
The museums tend to be a bit less crowded in the afternoon
  • Discover all the finest treasures of the Renaissance in the Vatican Museums, formerly the private art collection of the Pope
  • Discover the amazing Sistine Chapel, home to Michelangelo's incredible frescoes, in your own time
  • Get assistance with the security procedures before being escorted to the museums

Want to feel like the Pope feels when he enters the Vatican? Join your escort near the museums and get a hand with the check-in procedure. You'll be taken swiftly into the venue (past the long lines) to discover the Sistine Chapel at your own leisure!

Getting into the Vatican Museums can be confusing and stressful. This ticket turns it into a VIP experience.

Meet your knowledgeable and friendly escort close to the museums and you'll be assisted through security. Easy peasy.

Once inside, explore this mind-blowing collection of Renaissance art, and its crowning glory, the Sistine Chapel, at your own leisure.

See Michelangelo's handiwork, and along the way, Raphael's School of Athens, the Hall of Tapestries, the Map Room, and so much more.

VIP treatment at the Vatican Museums, it's no longer only for the Pope.

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Priority Entrance
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What's included
  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • Free WiFi at the meeting point
  • Fast-track access to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Guided tour
  • Audio guide (available onsite)
  • Access to St. Peter's Basilica
Touristation office
Viale Vaticano 95, 00192, Rome
Vatican Museums
Viale Vaticano, Rome
  • Go to the Touristation office (point 1 on the map, look for the Tiqets sign at the entrance) and meet your escort there
  • Show your smartphone ticket to the representative, who will then take you to the Vatican Museums and help you get inside. Make sure to be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before your booked timeslot
  • If you chose the 09:00 timeslot, be at the meeting point at 08:50

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Additional info


Last admission at 16:00.

Getting There

  • Metro: Line A, get off at Ottaviano
  • Bus: Line 40, get off at Transpontina/Conciliazione
Dec 9, 2017
Very well organized. We skipped the endless lines and we were directed to the museum entrance...it surely saved us a lot of time .....
Dec 7, 2017
Considering I originally spent £70+ with another company (whose rep couldn’t be found) I was very glad these guys hooked me up. I’m glad it went down the way it did too. A 4.5hr guided tour would have been way too much, I went through at my own pace and it took 2.5hrs.
Nov 21, 2017
great way to avoid the long lines.
Nov 19, 2017
Everything ok
Nov 19, 2017
The Vatican is absolute must if you're visiting Rome, whether you're a culture buff or not. It was really easy to collect our tickets from the Tiqets office that's right opposite to the Vatican Museums entrance. One of the staff took us all the inside, skipping the lines and collected our tickets from the official ticket office within minutes. It was a seamless and stress-free experience that enabled us to simply get on with exploring. We chose not to get a guided tour and got the audio guides instead from inside, which were fantastic. Make sure to take some earphones if you want to use the audio guide so you don't have to hold the device up to your ear like a phone to listen, which can get tiring. Overall, booking with Tiqets was well worth every penny, the staff were very helpful and the Vatican itself truly as awe-inspiring as we were hoping.
Nov 18, 2017
Loved our tour guide.... fabulous tour!
Nov 13, 2017
Used Tiqets to book quick entry for this visit and also for our visit to the Colosseum. Both well worth the money. Great saving in the amount of time in queues
Nov 12, 2017
Wonderful museum but the organizing of the flow of people is not too good. Quite frustrating, actually.
Nov 8, 2017
Very easy to find the office and friendly staff!!
Nov 8, 2017
Really good to skip the line to enter the museum, and after that to skip the line to enter St Peters, go into the dome (use the elevator) and you will exit inside the Basilic

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