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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Vatican City

Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel by Night

Product ID: 136721
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Enjoy a fascinating 3 hour tour of the massive museums of the Vatican and then stand beneath some of Michelangelo's masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel, all by night.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Admire some of the world's most beautiful art in the Sistine Chapel
  • Explore the Vatican Museum by night
  • Relax as you will have skip-the-queue entry
Full description
Begin your journey through one of the world's most important collections of art at the Vatican Museum. Here you will gaze upon magnificent art, ancient artefacts and elegant architecture of the Sistine Chapel and the best museums of the Vatican. 

Meet your guide at the tourist office next to the museum to begin your skip-the-queue entry experience. Inside you will explore the museums of the Pope that have been built and enriched over five centuries. You will admire the rich atmosphere and learn about the great history and sacred art. 

The greatest artists of all time will welcome you: the Raphael Room, Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel, Giotto, Leonardo, and Caravaggio in the Pinacoteca. In addition, you will view Van Gogh, Matisse and Moore in the dedicated space for contemporary art. You will visit the Laocoon Group and the Apollo Belvedere, some of the greatest masterpieces of classical antiquity. During your tour you will encounter art through the millennia as you pass through the Etruscan and Egyptian museums, along with non-European civilizations exhibited in the Ethnological Museum.

  • Guaranteed skip the queue entry
  • Local guide
  • Small group tour
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up or drop off from hotel
  • Transportation to or from attractions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet at 6:45 PM at Quo Vadis, Access via Tolemaide 24

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Dress code is smart casual
• A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums (no shorts or sleeveless tops are permitted allowed, knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women)
• You may risk being refused entry if you fail to comply with the above dress requirements
• You must meet your guide at their office (next to the Vatican Museum)
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Product ID: 136721