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Vatican Priority Access Admission Ticket

Product ID: 145590
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Skip the line at the Vatican Museums with this ticket. Begin with an introduction to the Sistine Chapel before exploring the museums on your own.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums
  • Receive a 15-minute introduction to the Sistine Chapel before entering the Vatican Museums
  • Explore the Vatican art collections at your own pace
  • Discover St.Peter's Basilica on at your own pace (when open), avoiding the entrance line
Full description
Discover the wealth of art in the Vatican Museums with your skip-the-line admission ticket. A route map will provide suggested itineraries to help you organize your day. Before entering you’ll receive a 15-minute introduction to the Sistine Chapel.

Stand beneath Michelangelo's masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel. Marvel at masterpieces by Raphael, in frescoes preserved across the 4 Raphael Rooms in the public section of the Papal Apartments.

The masterpieces continue in the Gallery of the Maps, where you’ll find a series of painted topographical maps of Italy based on drawings by friar Ignazio Danti and Apollo del Belvedere.
Includes
  • Admission ticket to the Vatican Museums
  • Entry to the Sistine Chapel
  • 15-minute introduction (in English) to the art and history of the Sistine Chapel
  • Free Wi-Fi at the meeting point
What’s Not Included
  • Tour guide inside the Vatican

When you get there

Meeting point

The tour operator's office, Via Germanico 67, 00192 Rome

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Know before you go
• The entrance tickets are timed, which means that late arrivals can not be granted access
• Entrance to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel is only permitted to visitors dressed appropriately. Shoulders and knees must be covered and no hats are allowed
• No photography or filming is permitted inside the Sistine Chapel
• It is obligatory to deposit suitcases, large backpacks and umbrellas in the cloakroom
• Note that the 15-minute introduction is in English only
• Students aged 18-25 must have their international student cards and ID cards as a proof of age with them on the day of the visit
• Children under 18 years must have their documents with them as a proof of age on the day of the visit
• Security control at the Vatican can take up to 30 minutes even for pre-booked ticket holders