Skip-the-line Access to Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

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Skip-the-line Access to Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel


Excursion Overview

As Tour Operator Partners of the Vatican Museum, we can offer you a privileged entrance with a real Skip the Line! The ticket provides full-day entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. At your leisure, explore the galleries full of Renaissance paintings and classical sculptures. The Papal art collection also includes frescoes by Michelangelo and Raphael, Egyptian mummies, and the private apartments of Pope Julius II. This fast-track ticket gives access into the museum at a 11 am and you can spend as much time exploring as you like on a self-guided tour!

Tour Includes

  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel at 11 am

Tour Exclusions

  • Live guide
  • Audio guide (available for rent at the lobby)
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses

What You Can Expect

Pick up your skip-the-line ticket to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel at 10:45am in Piazza del Risorgimento, in front of the bar L'Ottagono. Exchange your voucher for this fast-track ticket, with entry into the museums at a specified time. Begin a self-guided tour and explore at your own pace with this all-day access pass.

The massive complex contains many Renaissance paintings and classical sculptures, but an undoubted highlight of a visit to the Vatican is the legendary Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo's famous ceiling frescoes are on full display. The papal art collection also includes works by renowned artists including Caravaggio, Raphael, Titian, and many more. Other areas of interest include the Vatican Biblioteque, the Etruscan Museums, and the Gallery of Maps. Finish off a visit by wandering through the Gallery of Chandeliers and seeing the Raphael Rooms in the pope's private chambers.

There is a restaurant within the complex for taking a sightseeing break.

Additional Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please ensure you arrive on time as your ticket is only valid for the date indicated on your voucher and at 11 am (no flexible entrance)
  • Please note that this is not a guided tour; your ticket entitles you to explore the Vatican Museums at your own pace enjoying our special skip the line
  • Audio guides with pre-recorded commentary are available for rent in the lobby of the Vatican Museums
  • Facilities at the Vatican Museums include restrooms and a restaurant
  • Please dress appropriately to visit a religious site; access to the Vatican Museums is permitted only to those dressed in suitable attire (no sleeveless blouses, miniskirts, shorts, or hats).

Voucher information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Products standard cancellable

Products with Viator standard terms and conditions are fully refundable, without charge, up to 48 hours prior to travel, based on the time/date of the Product Location.

Departure point

Meeting point with the assistant is at 10:45 a.m. in Piazza del Risorgimento, in front of the bar L'Ottagono.

Departure time

11:00 a.m.

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