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Vatican Museum tickets and Sistine Chapel entry fees


Vatican Museum tickets and tours | Sistine Chapel entrance fees

Vatican Museum tours and Tickets | Sistine Chapel | Skip The Line | Vatican City

SKIP THE LINE ticket details

The Vatican Museum tours and tickets include the entrance to  Sistine Chapel which includes the entrance into the Sistine Chapel.

Address:Viale Vaticano, Vatican City, Rome

Timing:Monday to Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Last entry time is 3.00 p.m.)Closed on Sundays and religious holidays.

Bookings: Available in 30min timeslots

Online Booking: €6 per ticket

Refund:  Vatican Museum tickets are non-refundable

Discount Pricing ( Vatican Museum tours and tickets)

Children: Below 6 years are free Between 6 and 17 years old

Students:Under 26 years old ( must present valid student card/ international student card)

Disabled:If you have a certificate showing you have 74% or more disability; you get free entry.

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Vatican Museums Tours and Tickets – Sistine Chapel Skip the Line Tickets

Enter the Papal Museums with Skip The Line tickets. Normally, visitors spend 3-4 hours in the museum galleries. You can stay till closing time. Once the Vatican Museum tickets are purchased, they are non-refundable.

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Bookings Notice 
Vatican Museum tours and tickets | Please understand the booking process. There are many visitors to the Vatican museum. As such, when you place a booking, the museum will automatically select a time slot for you to enter. You can place preference in the blank space of the booking form, but please note it is up to the discretion of the Vatican museum as to when you are able to enter.

For example, if you have requested a time slot of 1:00 p.m. that means you may be given a time slot between 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.. Please keep this in mind when making a booking.

Disclaimer :

Please note we cannot be held responsible for the following

  • Strikes
  • Closure of the Vatican museum do you too Pope commitments
  • Variations in the itinerary
  • Partial closure of gallery’s
  • Partial closure of exhibition halls dictation
  • Partial closure of some parts of the Vatican museum

Why Is The Vatican Museum so Special (Vatican Tickets)

The Vatican Museums are one of the most visited museums in the world and cover more than 7 kilometres of galleries containing fabulous artworks and exquisite sculptures. The Pope’s museums are equally popular holding relics and treasures collected over the centuries.

Vatican Museum tours and tickets | And Why You Need To Get Yours Today!

The Vatican city is the centre of the Christian faith. Faithful’s from around the world visit The Vatican museum and Papal museums to learn more about the biblical history which has been so beautifully represented by artworks frescoes and sculptors by world-renowned master artisans. Lovers of art, history, architecture, and philosophy also visit The Vatican City every year.

About Raphael

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino  Was born in 1483. He came to be known as Rafael Anne was one of the greatest Italian Renaissance architect and painter. Rafael learnt painting techniques from his father Giovanni Santi. When his father died, he took over his workshop and he was greatly influenced by Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. Pope Julius II invited 25 year-old  Rafael to paint his private apartments. The rooms came to be known as Raphael’s Rooms and are on the must visit list of the papal museums. He made an enormous impact on the Italian Renaissance in his short lifespan.

Raphael’s Rooms

These are for reception rooms which were commissioned by Pope Julius II to be decorated by Raphael in 1507. The rooms represent theological and religious subjects. The four rooms are :

Sala of Costantino

The room depicts scenes of Christianity triumphing over Paganism. It was the largest of rooms and was painted by the students of Raphael, based on his drawings as he had died when this room was decorated.

Famous for: The Vision of the Cross

The Battle of the Milvian Bridge

The Baptism of Constantine

The Donation of Constantine

Stanza di Elidoro

The room depicts how Christ offered protection to the church and was painted by Raphael himself.

Famous for:The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple

The Mass at Bolsena

The Meeting of Leo the Great and Attila

Deliverance of Saint Peter

Stanza della Segnatura

Spiritual and worldly wisdom are depicted beautifully through frescos.

Famous for: The School of Athens

Cardinal and Theological Virtues

Disputation of the Holy Sacrament

The Parnassus

Stanza dell’Incendio di Borgo

Frescos here depict the lives of Popes Leo III and Leo IV which were done by Raphael’s assistants.

Famous for: Battle of Ostia

The Fire in the Borgo

The Coronation of Charlemagne

The Oath of Leo

The Pope Museums: Useful Information

There are several sections in the Vatican museums :

Gregorian Egyptian Museum

Egyptian artefacts are displayed here. Funeral objects, statues, jewels, heliographs, gods and goddesses’ statues, and so much more. The Gregorian Egyptian Museum is one of the top five Egyptian museums in the world.

The Pio Clementino Museum

View artworks from the Greek and Roman age. Part of the Pio Clementino museum also includes the Octagonal Court. The famous  Laocoön Group sculpture is also found here.

Sistine Chapel

Vatican Museum tours and tickets – This holy Chapel is filled with marvellous masterpieces, walls and ceilings painted. See Michelangelo’s ‘Last Judgement.’ Michelangelo also decorated the vault of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo depicted scenes from the old as well as the New Testament. Millions of visitors visit the Sistine Chapel every year to also view the amazing masterpiece; Creation of Adam.

Online Booking –Vatican Tickets Refund:Vatican Museum tickets are non-refundable

The Fire in the Borgo

The Coronation of Charlemagne

The Oath of Leo

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