Rome: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Official Guided Tour

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43 reviews

Rome: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Official Guided Tour

From $44.73 per person

Enjoy skip-the-ticket-line entry to see the awe-inspiring art and design of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Uncover the important religious history of these buildings with your guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, Italian


  • Experience the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with the assistance of an enthusiastic guide
  • Get speedy access inside the museums with a skip-the-ticket-line ticket
  • Explore the astonishing interiors and artworks inside Rome's most iconic buildings
  • Marvel at Michaelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam”
  • Enjoy the official guided tour of Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
Full description
Skip the ticket line and gain fast access to both the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Once inside, meet your guide who will conduct your tour and reveal the intriguing story behind the seminal design. Enter the Pio Clementino Museum and get up close to the astonishing classical Roman and Greek sculptures, before walking through to the Gallery of the Candelabras which is populated with majestic marble structures throughout. Continue on to see the 40 maps frescoed on the walls of the Gallery of the Geographical Maps, see the hanging renaissance artworks at Gallery of the Tapestries, and move on to the four Raphael Rooms. Last but by no means least, marvel at Michelangelo's fresco "The Creation of Adam" in the Sistine Chapel.
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entrance
  • Official guided tour
  • Ticket to St.Peter's Basilica. Entry is free however it is not guaranteed due to crowd control
  • Access to St. Peter's Basilica's dome
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    At the entrance to the Vatican Museum on Viale Vaticano, 00192 Rome. Change your ticket at GUIDED TOUR DESK after the security check

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Passport or ID card for children

    Not allowed

    • Shorts

    Know before you go

    • You must cover your shoulders and knees to visit the Vatican and may be refused entry if you do not adhere to the dress code
    • St Peter’s Basilica and the Square may be closed on Wednesday mornings due to Papal Audience
    • Children under 6 years old go free of charge
    • Late arrivals will not be accommodated
    • All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.2 / 5

    based on 43 reviews

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    It was pleasing and Awe inspiring walk to see the one of the best museum. 3 hours is less - plan to give at least 4 hours to this visit and Guide Magi explained well and in details. Thanks you .

    July 22, 2021

    July 10, 2021

    Really good guide, it was a pleasure to listen to her and the two hours flew by. The Vatican museums and the Sistine chapel are a marvel! We were lucky, we were able to fully enjoy the places and the explanations due to the low turnout

    July 4, 2021

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