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Vatican Museums Tickets No-Wait Access with Sistine Chapel Visit

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Get more time to soak in the sights with no-wait skip-the-line Vatican Museums tickets! Beat the crowds and save time using an exclusive entrance. Then, find yourself surrounded by intricate Renaissance frescoes at the historic Sistine Chapel.

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Avoid waiting in long lines and go on a self-guided Vatican Museums tour with handy Sistine Chapel tickets!

Discover the treasures of the Vatican as you view its most famous and most captivating works of art, from Michelangelo's paintings to Raphael's creations. Equipped with a handy map, navigate your way through the numerous galleries and control your time to take in the masterpieces.
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Starting time: 08:00 - 15:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 08:00 08:30 10:15 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 (Hide details)
  • 07:45 Check-in Near the Corner of Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie and Via Candia
  • 08:00 Meet Your Tour Assistant
    Italy, Rome, Vatican Museums, statue Find your tour assistant near the museums and be escorted through the entrance, bypassing the long queues along the way. The staff will assist you in exchanging your voucher for faster than skip-the-line Vatican Museums tickets and give you a handy map of the site as well.
  • Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums Ticket
    vatican museums ticket Admire well-preserved, historic sculptures and timeless paintings as you explore the 9-mile area. Take in the intricate details and vibrant hues of the masterpieces crafted by Renaissance maestros.
  • Sistine Chapel Ticket
    Sistine Chapel tickets Peer at Michelangelo's famed frescoes, including the famed Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment. Make sure to look for his boneless self-portrait hidden in plain sight on your self-guided Sistine Chapel tour.
  • All-Day Vatican Museums Access
    vatican museums tickets Peer at Renaissance masterpieces to your heart's content--you can stay at the vaunted museums until it closes.
  • Tour Ends at the Vatican Museums
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Restriction(s)
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Entrance into the Vatican Museums requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women.
    • Please note that large bags/tripods/umbrellas/backpacks are not permitted in the Vatican and must be checked into the free luggage storage area.
Additional Note(s)
    • Non-flash photography is permitted throughout the museums, except in the Sistine Chapel where talking and photography are prohibited.
    • Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' access.
    • Please note that the Sistine Chapel may be subject to unscheduled closures for religious ceremonies.
    • Please note that it is not possible to re-enter the Vatican Museums once you leave as the tickets are single entry only.
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What is the difference between Faster Than Skip the Line, VIP Skip the Line, and Skip the Line tickets?
  • Faster Than Skip the Line, No-Wait, and VIP Skip the Line tickets mean the same thing. It gives you access to the Vatican Museums through a dedicated entrance. This means the waiting time is significantly shorter since the only thing you'll wait for is the security check.

    Skip The Line tickets refer to pre-booked tickets so you'll avoid waiting in queues to buy tickets on-site. However, you will still have to pass through the line the general public has to go through plus the security check.
Can I take photos during my Vatican visit?
  • Non-flash photography is permitted in most areas of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. But, photography of any kind is not allowed inside the Sistine Chapel.
What should I wear on my Vatican visit?
  • Men, women, and children must have their shoulders and knees covered at all times. Low-cut clothing and hats are not allowed.
Can I bring a backpack to the Vatican Museums?
  • Yes, guests can carry bags if they are smaller than 40cm length x 35cm width x 15cm depth. Anything bigger than this, or any umbrellas or camera tripods, must be checked into storage at the beginning of the tour.

    Since the tour ends at the other side of the museum, guests who are forced to check bags must leave the tour early to collect them or complete a 20-minute walk back to the entrance after their tour. Those doing the afternoon tour may not be able to retrieve their belongings until the next day. It is recommended that visitors travel light and avoid bringing large baggage.
What is the best time to visit the Vatican?
  • If you want to avoid the crowds, go really early or really late. There are tours on VELTRA that provide access to the Sistine Chapel before it opens to the public and to the Vatican Museums after its operating hours.
What is the best day of the week to visit the Vatican?
  • Visit on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday to avoid most of the crowds.

    Most of the museums in Rome are closed on Mondays, the Papal Audience is staged every Wednesday, locals are part of the crowds on Saturdays and the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are closed on Sundays.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 08:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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