Guided tour

Vatican: Vatican Museums with Cabinet of Masks Group Tour

Activity provider: Italy Wonders

Vatican: Vatican Museums with Cabinet of Masks Group Tour

Activity provider: Italy Wonders

From US$ 53.12 per person

Visit the main highlights inside the Vatican Museums with a tour guide and get exclusive access to the restricted area of the Cabinet of the Masks and admire the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel.

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Duration 3 hours
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English, French, Spanish, Italian


  • Explore the Galleries of the Masks, of the Tapestries, and of the Candelabras
  • Enjoy access to the restricted area of the Cabinet of the Masks with a guide
  • Admire the renaissance frescoes by Michelangelo inside the Sistine Chapel
  • Visit the Pio Clementino Museum and see its ancient Roman and Greek sculptures
  • Learn about the art and artists while exploring the museums collections
Full description

Explore the Vatican Museum's highlights, visit the Cabinet of the Masks, and see the beautiful frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, all while learning from a tour guide.

Make the most of the Vatican experience by visiting the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel and also getting access to the exclusive Cabinet of the Masks with an art historian tour guide.

Explore the Vatican Galleries and see the Pine courtyard, the Pio Clementino Museum, and the Animal Room. Explore the restricted area of the Cabinet of the Masks led by the guide.

Avoid the crowds in the restricted area as this area is not open to the general public, and see the mosaics that were originally situated in Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli.

Enjoy the guide's stories and anecdotes behind the pieces of art collected in the Museums, and admire Nero's Bathtub, the Laocoön group statue, and the Apollo of Belvedere statue.

Go through the Candelabra Gallery, the Tapestries Galleries, and the Maps Galley, and see the amazing works held there.

Enter the Sistine Chapel and admire the frescoes on the walls and ceilings from the Renaissance period by artists like Michelangelo, Botticelli, and Perugino.

  • Entrance fee to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Entrance fee to the restricted area of the Cabinet of the Masks
  • Headsets to listen to your guide clearly
  • Live guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Umbrellas

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security
  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

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Groupe de 20 ce qui n’était pas rien. Beaucoup de visiteurs ce jour-là et notre guide a su nous guider de telle façon que nous soyons toujours bien placés. C’était très agréable de se laisser emmener et d’avoir toutes ces informations.

August 7, 2022


Product ID: 412380