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Early Access: Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Tickets

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Key Highlights

  • Visit the Sistine Chapel before the doors open to the public
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Sistine Chapel and explore in a crowd-free atmosphere
  • See Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment fresco without the daytime crowds at the Sistine Chapel
  • Enjoy admission to the Vatican Museums and see one of the greatest art collections in the world
  • Visit the Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Tapestries and Raphael’s Rooms in the Vatican Museums
  • Admire classical statues, Etruscan artifacts and Renaissance paintings at the Museum
  • Visit the Vatican Museums at any time during the day
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Overview

    Beat the crowds with a visit to the Sistine Chapel like a true VIP with skip-the-line access first thing in the morning! Enjoy priority access to the Sistine Chapel through a special door before other groups gain entry. After the Sistine Chapel, enjoy a visit to the Vatican Museums at your own convenience and admire the invaluable collection of art it houses.

    Sistine Chapel Early Access: Visit the Sistine Chapel before it opens to the general public and admire Michelangelo’s frescoes in a crowd-free atmosphere. Every corner of the chapel is decorated; with mosaics on the floor and intricate frescoes on the wall painted by the early Renaissance artists. Feast your eyes by looking at the luminous paintings on the ceiling and behind the altar painted by Michelangelo.

    Vatican Museums Ticket:Spend time exploring one of the world’s greatest collections of art at the Vatican Museums. Visit the famous Rome attraction at your own convenience during the day and admire the artistic and historical treasures by some of the world's greatest artists. Admire the works of Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian and Caravaggio. Vatican Museums has 54 galleries, housing one of the largest art collections in the world. Visit the Raphael Rooms, ancient sculpture galleries and the stunning Hellenistic ‘Laocoon’.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday


    1 day

    Start time

    Be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour.

    Meeting Point

    Caffè Vaticano, Viale Vaticano 100, opposite the entrance to the Vatican Museums.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Priority admission to Sistine Chapel
    • Vatican Museums admission


    • Hotel transfers
    • Tour guide
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet, you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Because of the attraction's popularity, large numbers of people visit each day. For any last minute changes, time changes or other updates please visit the attraction website.

    Security Measures:
    There will be airport-style security checks. All visitors and their small-medium sized bags will be screened. Liquids, large bags, or sharp items are not allowed and must be left in cloakroom.
    Please carry your valid ID/passport. Failure to do may result in denied entry. Pacemakers should carry their certification as well.

    Wheelchair Accessibility:
    Those with a disability and their attendant / companion go free with a disability certificate that you must present at the museum's Special Permit or Reception Desk.

    Dress Code:
    Both men and women MUST have knees and shoulders covered. Failure to comply may result in denied entry.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.