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Rome: Half-Day Vatican Museums Skip-The-Line Private Tour

Product ID: 35188
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Skip the long lines to explore one of the world’s most incredible art collections on a 4-hour Vatican Museums tour. See masterpieces of art from the Papal collections in the Gallery of Paintings and Raphael Rooms, admire the Sistine Chapel and more.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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  • Skip the long lines to enter the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, and see Michelangelo's frescoes
  • Wander the Papal Palace to see masterpieces by Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo and more
  • Explore some of the 9 miles of art collected by popes over the centuries
  • Admire Etruscan vases, statues of Roman Emperors and much more
  • Go to the most important church in the Catholic faith
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Explore one of the world’s most incredible art collections with an expert guide on a 4-hour tour of the Vatican Museums, and see Michelangelo’s breathtaking fresoces and ceiling at the Sistine Chapel, as well as St. Peter’s Basilica.

Divided into 7 main collections, the 1,200 rooms of the Vatican Museums includes stunning works of art collected by the popes over centuries and now on public display in the Painting Gallery, Gallery of Maps and more. See masterpieces by Giotto, Leonardo, Melozzo da Forlì and Raphael. Discover precious vases, statues, gold bracelets, and earrings in the Etruscan Museum, as well as statues of Roman Gods and Emperors.

In the Sistine Chapel, you will admire Michelangelo’s ceiling and "Last Judgement," and learn about the team of Sistine Chapel painters, including Botticelli and Ghirlandaio, who assisted him. At the end, you will have access to St. Peter's Basilica, the most important monument in the Catholic faith, and yet another treasure chest of art and antiquity.
  • Guide
  • Reservations at no extra charge (if required)
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees (to be payed upon arrival at EUR 20 per person)
  • Food and drink
  • Transportation

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the entrance to the Vatican Museums. They will be holding a sign with your name on it.

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children
  • Passport, copy accepted
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Please note: no back packs, scissors, knives, or large umbrellas are allowed inside the museum
• Modest attire is required

From £134.80 Per group up to 1

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Product ID: 35188