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Rome: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel by Night

Product ID: 40575
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Discover the magic and mystery of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel at night on a 3-hour tour in Rome. Skip the lines and enjoy the galleries when the large crowds have departed. See masterpieces by Raphael, Michelangelo, and more.
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Duration 3 - 4 hours
Skip the line
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  • See the masterpieces of the Vatican under the magic of the evening
  • Wander the Vatican Museum galleries to see ancient maps, scultures and more
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's Last Judgement
  • Explore the Vatican Library
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access and savor the peace of a less crowded night tour
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Escape the crowds and skip the long lines to see the masterpieces of the Vatican Museums on this 3-hour evening tour, and explore the galleries long after the large tour groups have departed.

Your friendly licensed guide will meet you just outside the museum, and whisk you to the fast track entry so you can wander the Gallery of Maps, Vatican Library, and much more.

Considered one of the most important art collections in the world, the Vatican Museums are home to legendary paintings and sculptures that popes have collected over the centuries. Go to the Raphael Rooms, the former apartments of Pope Julius II, decorated with important frescoes by the great Renaissance painter.

Continue to the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s “Last Judgment” under a softer evening light for a more magical experience. Marvel at Raphael’s tapestries, frescoes by Botticelli, Rosselli, Ghirlandaio, and more.
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums
  • Professional guide
  • Headset
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up and drop off service

When you get there

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• Please note that the proper dress code must be respected. No sleeveless blouses, miniskirts, shorts, or hats allowed
• Cloakroom staff will accept bags and personal belongings irrespective of the material or dimension, with the exception of clothing items, hats, and portable umbrellas. It is obligatory to deposit suitcases, backpacks, containers larger than 40 x 35 x 15 cm, bags and backpacks that are cumbersome (except those carried on the shoulder and less than 15 cm from the body at its highest point), spike-tipped and medium and large umbrellas, walking sticks (except those required by disabled visitors), tripods for cameras, and video cameras
• Unfortunately this tour is not wheelchair accessible