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Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour with Cabinet of the Masks

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Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel: Tour with Cabinet of the Masks

From US$ 69.54 per person

Skip the ticket lines and enjoy a small group tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with a licensed guide. Visit the restricted area of the Cabinet of the Masks.

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Duration options: 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Spanish, English
Small group available
  • Explore the Vatican City with a licensed guide
  • Marvel at the artworks in the Vatican Museums
  • Save time with skip-the-ticket-line entry
  • Admire the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel ceiling
  • Visit the restricted area of the Cabinet of the Masks
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Skip the ticket lines to enter the Vatican Museums stress-free. Then, explore the vast network of galleries including the Gallery of the Maps, the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Raphael Rooms. Benefit from your guide's expert knowledge and learn about the history of Vatican City. You'll also hear about the hidden meanings behind famous pieces of art. Your tour includes a visit to the exclusive Cabinet of the Masks, a restricted area inside the Vatican Museums. This hall is named after the mosaics decorating the floor, which originally came from Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli. Finally, marvel at Michelangelo's miraculous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Learn all about the chapel's famous painted ceiling, what scenes are represented, and Michelangelo's secret messages conveyed in them. 
  • Vatican Museums guided tour
  • Access to Vatican Museums
  • Access to Sistine Chapel
  • Access to Vatican Museums Cabinet of the Masks
  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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      Via Vespasiano, 28

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      What to bring

      • Passport or ID card
      • Comfortable shoes
      • Weather-appropriate clothing

      Not allowed

      • Pets
      • Shorts
      • Weapons or sharp objects
      • Luggage or large bags
      • Short skirts
      • Drones
      • Sleeveless shirts

      Know before you go

      • All visitors must pass through airport-style security, during high season the waiting time may be up to 30 minutes
      • The opening hours are subject to change due to special events
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      4.6 /5

      based on 5 reviews

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      Complete and well-explained visit; the guide was very good.

      October 3, 2021

      This guided tour allows you to target the essential and unmissable works of the Vatican.

      September 2, 2021

      Thanks for the professionalism of our guide Mr. Renata

      August 25, 2021

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      Product ID: 127022

      VA ID: 390878