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Overview
Opening hours
Today
09:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow
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
Best time to visit
At 08:30, 15:30 (which are exclusive timeslots) or 15:00
Highlights
  • Skip the lengthy line and visit at our special timeslots of 08:30 or 15:30 for a much more peaceful experience. No one else has these timeslots!
  • Explore Michelangelo’s famous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel - The Creation of Man on the ceiling, and The Last Judgement on the altar wall
  • The Raphael Rooms, The Gallery of Maps, and Caravaggio's Deposition are some of the highlights that would be the centerpiece of almost any other museum in the world
Description

Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel are widely regarded as the finest artwork ever created. And that's not all; the Vatican Museums is full of artworks amassed by the popes over centuries; paintings, sculptures, tapestries, and more. With these skip the line tickets you'll head straight for the entrance. No waiting, just wall-to-wall artistic masterpieces (literally).

The Vatican City may be a tiny country (44 hectares), but it punches well above its weight in all categories. Most of all: culture. There's so much art here that this institution is called the Vatican Museums, plural. These extraordinary attractions are located in the heart of Rome, near St. Peter’s Square.

A visit to the Vatican Museums will expose you to some of the finest art in the world. On your way to the Sistine Chapel (the undeniable highlight), you’ll pass through the Raphael Rooms, the Gallery of the Maps, and Bramante’s Fountain of the Pine Cone. Visit at our special times of 08:30 or 15:30 and you'll have a much quieter, peaceful experience, too.

And at the end of your tour: the Sistine Chapel. Admire Michelangelo’s breathtaking frescoes - he created over 300 figures on over 500 square meters of ceiling. 22 years later he returned to fresco The Last Judgement on the entire wall above the altar.

With this skip the line ticket you’ll miss the infamous museum queues that snake around the walls of Vatican City. Use that extra time to visit all four remarkable collections: classical sculpture, Renaissance masterpieces, and stunning artifacts from Ancient Egypt and the Etruscans.

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Ticket features
Skip The Line
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum: Skip the line (timed-entry) ticket
  • Unlimited time inside the Vatican Museums
  • Skip-the-line service
Instructions
  • Show your smartphone ticket to the security guards at the entrance, then scan your ticket at the box office CASSA ONLINE E GRUPPI after the security check
  • Be on time, as Vatican personnel may not let in latecomers
  • If a discounted ticket is presented without the required ID, the visitor will be asked to pay for a full price ticket in order to enter. The discounted ticket will not be refunded
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Vatican Museums
Viale Vaticano, Rome
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Admission

  • Last admission at 16:00
  • Closing of the galleries starts at 17:30

Getting There

  • Metro: Line A, stations Ottaviano - S.Pietro-Musei Vaticani or Cipro (from either station it's a 10-minute walk
  • Tram: 19, Piazza del Risorgimento (5-minute walk)
  • Bus: Line 49 stops in front of the Museums Entrance. 32, 81 or 982, Piazza del Risorgimento, end of the line (5-minute walk). 492 or 990, Via Leone IV / Via degli Scipioni (5-minute walk)
  • Car: Paid parking on Viale Vaticano
Reviews
Oct 22, 2017
No waiting, we were early and went right in. Passed lines over an hour and half long. Well worth the price, amazing Museum and Sistine Chapel. Plan on spending at least four hours, a lifetime experience.
Jan 16, 2018
Truly amazing and the Sistine Chapel blew our breaths away. We were looking forward to our visit and we wern't disappointed. The whole morning was spent delving back into the church's history and its wonderful artefacts. And it was a really good move to book our tickets in advance because when we arrived at the Vatican Museum the queue to pay was at least 400 yards long.
Jan 16, 2018
Ticket provided fast options about skip, it was very useful
Jan 16, 2018
We skipped the line completely and were inside in less than 10 minutes! Definitely worth buying it, because the queue was huge and online tickets on official website were already sold out! But still recommending to come early at 8:30 to skip mass of people.
Jan 16, 2018
Very important to visit the basilica first and afterwards the museum so you won't wait in line for the basilica
Jan 15, 2018
Skipped right past that big ol’ line.
Get there early and don’t rush to the Sistine Chapel; there are incredible pieces to see. Neolithic statues from 5600BC, The Sala Sobieski, the real Imhotep’s sarcophagus (Brendan Fraser nowhere to be seen).
Well worth the money.
Jan 15, 2018
Cheap, Efficient and Effective
Jan 15, 2018
We told our cab driver Vatican City and wound up pretty far from the Vatican Museums entrance. Did not understand we would need to specify! Luckily, although we entered well past our scheduled time, they let us in without a hitch.
Jan 15, 2018
Easy to get, easy to use.
Jan 15, 2018
It was great. Skipped the line and went in straight to enjoy the place:)
Jan 13, 2018
Professionally organized

Common questions

Can I access the Sistine Chapel?
Yes, with this ticket, you get access to Sistine Chapel, where you can admire Michelangelo's famous frescoes.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
Entrance is free for kids under the age of 6. Visitors from 6 to 18 and students with a valid student ID, (aged 18 to 25) can get a discount on the entrance tickets. Disabled visitors and their carers get free tickets on presentation of documents testifying disability at the Special Permits' Desk, or Reception. If a discounted ticket is used without the required ID, the visitor may be asked to pay full price in order to enter. The discounted ticket will not be refunded.
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Do I have to print these tickets?
No printing required, just use your smartphone! With the Tiqets app you can show your tickets on your phone even when offline.
Is it possible to cancel my tickets?
Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.