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Every Friday it is possible to visit the Vatican Museums in the evening - available times vary according to season and events. These are official, skip-the-queue, direct entry tickets to the Vatican.

Highlights include the 'Grand Entrance', the courtyards of the Pinacoteca and the Pigna, the Gregorian Egyptian and Pio Clementino museums, the Upper Galleries, Raphael's Rooms, parts of the Borgia Apartment, the collection of Contemporary Art, the Sistine Chapel and the Gallery of the Biblioteca (library).

The route followed is likely to be similar to this, special closures or openings permitting: Cortile della Pinacoteca, Cortile della Pigna, Gregoriano Egiziano Museum, Pio-Clementino Museum, Superior Gallery, Raphael Room, Borgia Apartment, Sistine Chapel, Galleria della Bibliotecam Sale di S. Pio V.

At a glance details:

  •   This is a full 'skip-the-queue' ticket.
  •   You may use a copy of your voucher on a mobile device to gain admittance.
  •   We'd recommend at least 2 hours for your visit.
  •   Wheelchair accessible.
  •   Please remember that as you'll be visiting a religious place that you'll need to dress respectfully - to not do so risks being denied entrance.
  •   Please give yourself plenty of time to get there as the Vatican do not accommodate late arrivals.
 

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Coronavirus in Italy

IMPORTANT ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Please note that in order to use your tickets you MUST be able to provide one of the following:

  • - Covid19 Green Pass certification (in digital or paper format) able to attest - together with a valid identity document - that they have received at least one dose of one of the vaccines authorized by the EMA or AIFA (Comirnaty by Pfizer-BioNtech, Vaxzevria by Astrazeneca, Janssen by Johnson & Johnson and Moderna)
  • Exemptions: COVID-19 Green Certification is not required for children excluded by age from the vaccination campaign (under 12 years of age) and those exempt on the basis of appropriate medical certification.
  • - Visitors from Israel, Canada, Japan and the United States - Vaccination certificates issued by the health authorities of these countries (complying with EU Recommendation no. 2021/912 of 20 May 2021) will also be accepted, but must include the identifying data of the person and data regarding the type of vaccine and date(s) of administration. Please note that certificates will be accepted if they are in Italian, English, French or Spanish. If the certificate is not issued in bilingual form and not in one of the four languages indicated in the Order of the Minister of Health of 18 June 2021, it must be accompanied by a sworn translation.

This documentation must be presented at the entrance when the body temperature is checked.

Security queues to check the Green Pass requirements may be a bit long so do allow plenty of time to ensure you do not miss your entrance slot. Have your Green Pass and ID ready for viewing. Whilst they may seem long, queues do move fast so please be patient. Thank you for your cooperation.

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not have a Green Pass and a valid identity document, you will not be able to access and your ticket will not be refunded. For further information www.dgc.gov.it

Please note that you must comply with the following conditions in order to enter:

  • You must arrive promptly at the time specified on your voucher
  • You must wear a compliant CE mask (Ordinanza RT n.48) which covers both mouth and nose.
  • Your temperature (which will be measured on entry) must not be above 37.5°C.
  • You must maintain a distance of over 1 metre from other visitors and avoid gatherings
  • Groups of up to 20 people (plus guide) are permitted. The guide will be responsible for making sure the group obeys the social distancing and other rules
  • Groups of more than 10 must make use of officially-provided group-tour/whisper systems which are available at dedicated stations in the Vatican museums.

If you would like more information and up to date changes then please check the official updates at http://www.museivaticani.va

These conditions may be changed without notice as Italian regulations are updated.
If you are denied entrance because of failure to meet entry conditions, no refunds will be available.