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Vatican Museums Official: Timed Entrance Ticket

  • When does it run?
    Daily except Sunday
  • Start time

    Monday to Thursday: 10am to 8pm, with last entry at 6pm. 

    Friday and Saturday: 10am to 10pm, with last entry at 8pm. 

  • Duration
    4-5 hours
Inclusions
  • Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum: Skip the line (timed-entry) ticket
  • Unlimited time inside the Vatican Museums
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (19+)
  • Child (6-18)
  • Infant (0-5)

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel and save time and energy
  • The Vatican is Italy's most popular attraction with almost five million visitors annually
  • Explore the Vatican Museums and admire 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
  • Explore the Pigna Gallery, Pius Clementino Museum and the Chandelier’s Museum
  • Admire classical statues, Etruscan artifacts and Renaissance paintings at the Museum
  • Explore the magnificent Sistine Chapel and study the intricate frescoes, mosaics and paintings
  • Visit the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam ceiling fresco
  • Hassle-free bookings - Give us your passport details and date of birth and you are good to go!
  • Show your vouchers in print or on your smartphone!

Overview

Save time with skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums and admire the artistic and historical treasures by some of the world's greatest artists. Study one of the greatest art collections in the world at the Vatican Museums. Admire the works of Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian and Caravaggio.

Navigate the vast complex of rooms, artwork and history and explore halls such as the Gallery of the Maps and Raphael’s Rooms. 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’.

Step inside the Sistine Chapel to admire ‘The Creation of Adam’ by Michelangelo’. Every corner of the Sistine 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.

We would require your passport details along with your date of birth to confirm the booking.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

  • Duration

    4-5 hours

  • Start time

    Monday to Thursday: 10am to 8pm, with last entry at 6pm. 

    Friday and Saturday: 10am to 10pm, with last entry at 8pm. 

  • Meeting Point

    Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma RM, Italy.
    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.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum: Skip the line (timed-entry) ticket
  • Unlimited time inside the Vatican Museums
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

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.

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