On the day of the tour, embark on an artistic exploration like no other! You will make your way to the office of the local tour operator and then proceed to the Vatican Museum. With the help of a host who will escort you past the lines, you will then be left to explore the Museum and the Chapel at your own pace.
With 54 galleries in the Museum, you will not fall short of glorious art and architecture to marvel at. Make sure you pay a visit to the magnificent Pinecone Courtyard, the Greek Cross Hall, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of the Candelabra and the Raphael Rooms. You will also get to view many of the most famous frescoes in the world, including the famous ceiling and The Final Judgement painted by Michelangelo. Explore the depths of the Museum at your own pace and breathe in its artistry one magnificent gallery at a time. You will also get to visit the Sistine Chapel that holds some of the world's most extravagant works of art.
If you would like to enhance your experience with a local expert by your side, feel free to check out our fascinating guided tours of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel here.
A visit to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel should be on the must-do lists of everyone visiting Rome. Apart from being a center of religion, the Sistine Chapel is also home to Michaelangelo's masterpiece frescos, giving you one of the finest art explorations you will ever experience.
On rare occasions the Vatican may spontaneously close for religious services, mass preparations or ceremonies. In these last minute/second cases, we are unable to provide discounts or refunds. We cannot be held responsible for any itinerary variations inside the museum, cancellations or entrance delays due to unexpectable events, strikes or decisions taken by the museum direction and/or unexpected variations of the Pope deplacement which involves the museum buildings.
Timings & Availability
These tickets are available daily from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM, except on Sundays. You will be allowed to enter the Vatican Museum and Chapel at the specific entry time you have chosen and booked for only.
The Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel will remain closed on Sundays.
The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel follow a strict dress code. Please ensure that your knees and shoulders are covered. Please ensure that you aren't wearing the following: Sleeveless blouses, miniskirts, shorts, and hats. Comfortable shoes are recommended as the tour involves a considerable amount of walking.
At the time of checkout, you will have the option to book tickets for both adults and children. Child tickets and Student tickets have reduced pricing so please select these according to the age specified for these tickets. Please carry valid ID for all members of your party for whom you're booking reduced pricing tickets to confirm their age.
The Vatican Museums offer free entry to all disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%. For visitors who are not self-sufficient, free entry is also extended to a companion. Free entry tickets are issued upon presentation of a certificate of invalidity.
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
How to Redeem Your Tickets
The exact information will be present on the confirmation voucher. Please read that information carefully.