Tickets for Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel: Last Minute Tickets

Escorted entrance into two of Rome's finest buildings

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Opening hours
Vatican Museums
Friday:  09:00 - 18:00
Saturday:  09:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  Closed
Monday:  09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday:  09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday:  09:00 - 18:00
Thursday:  09:00 - 18:00
Ticket Office
Friday:  08:45 - 16:30
Saturday:  08:45 - 16:30
Sunday:  Closed
Monday:  08:45 - 16:30
Tuesday:  08:45 - 16:30
Wednesday:  08:45 - 16:30
Thursday:  08:45 - 16:30
  • Discover the treasures of the Renaissance in the Vatican Museums, formerly the Pope's private art collection
  • See the amazing Sistine Chapel, home to Michelangelo's famous frescoes, at your leisure
  • Get assistance with the mandatory security procedures before being escorted to the museums

VIP treatment at the Vatican Museums – it's no longer only for the Pope! 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 leisure.

Getting into the Vatican Museums can be confusing and stressful. This ticket turns it into a comfortable experience. Meet your knowledgeable and friendly escort close to the museums, and you'll be assisted through security, hassle-free.

Once inside, explore this mind-blowing collection of Renaissance art, and its crowning glory, the Sistine Chapel, in your own time. See Michelangelo's handiwork. And along the way, take in Raphael's School of Athens, the Hall of Tapestries, the Map Room, and so much more.

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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
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 on-site)
Access to St. Peter's Basilica
Touristation office
Viale Vaticano 95, 00192, Rome
Vatican Museums
Viale Vaticano, 00165, 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
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket
Ratings & reviews
869 Reviews

Nov 16, 2019
Great ... very happy with the toucans people at the office very nice
Nov 14, 2019
Very good solutions for not wait long line for buying tic
Nov 9, 2019

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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