Rome: Sistine Chapel & Michelangelo Virtual Tour with Guide
- Listen to stories of the Sistine Chapel, its artists, and their masterpieces
- Learn about the secrets of Michelangelo’s artistry and his reluctance to complete the work
- Expand your knowledge about the Conclave’s rites and rituals electing a new pope
- Join others from around the world to connect to this online experience
Discover the history and architecture of the Sistine Chapel, the artworks inside and of course the masterpiece of Michelangelo, the world-famous ceiling.
This digital tour gives you insights into the mind of Michelangelo and his rites and rituals. Learn what role religious orders had when it comes to his greatest work.
Learn about the procedure of the Catholic Church appointing a new pope. From the gathering of Cardinals within the Sistine Chapel, the rituals performed inside, to the billowing smoke from its chimney and what it means.
Listen to the stories of your guide working within the Vatican Museums. They will share information about their learnings and share overlooked articles of interest about the Sistine Chapel.
Expand your knowledge as you can ask all your burning questions to your professional guide.
- Online virtual tour
- Vatican expert guide
- Tips (optional)
Prepare for the activity
A Zoom link for this virtual tour will be provided in advance. Please note that this is a virtual tour where you can participate from home. There won't be a personal meeting at the Sistine Chapel.Open in Google Maps ⟶
•A stable internet connection is required as this is a live online tour
• All start times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)