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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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Payments

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You'll be charged nothing until we have confirmed your tickets and tours.

All prices are displayed in full - there are no additional charges 'on-site' and you will be arriving with the confidence of carrying fully-paid tickets.

Coronavirus in Italy

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.