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Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Ticket: Early Access

Product ID: 38223
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Skip the ticket line and enter the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums before crowds arrive. Enjoy Michelangelo’s masterpieces with a pre-recorded audio-guide program in your language. Take home a DVD that features a full description of Vatican City.
About this ticket
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Valid 1 day
Check availability to see starting times.
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
English, Italian
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian

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  • Enter the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums without waiting in the ticket line
  • Explore the museums at your own pace
  • Join a group of maximum 35 people
Full description
Don’t miss this chance to enter the Sistine Chapel as a VIP. Avoid the crowds and admire Michelangelo's masterpiece in peace and quiet. Privileged access to the Sistine Chapel means that you enter before the general public.

Explore the Vatican Museums at your own pace with the aid of your complimentary map and your extensive pre-recorded audio-guide selections. This special ticket also includes the DVD Art and Faith which includes a full description of the Vatican City in several languages.

This early booking option lets you enter and visit the Museums in a relaxing way and means that you'll have the rest of the day to spend in the City.
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry
  • Map of the Vatican Museums
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Live tour guide (option without professional guide)
  • Audio guide (can be booked as an option)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet the tour assistants (all wearing pink T-shirts) near Caffè Vaticano at Viale Vaticano 100, opposite the Vatican Museums entrance, 15 minutes before the tour departure.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Hats
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Backpacks
Know before you go
• On arrival at The Vatican, all visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
• Please dress appropriately: ensure shoulders, arms and legs are covered and remove any hats before entering
• The cloakroom staff will accept visitors’ bags and personal belongings (irrespective of the form, material, or dimension of the object), with the exception of clothing items, hats, and portable umbrellas.
• The tour with audio guide ends at your convenience or at closing time.
• Unfortunately this tour is not wheelchair accessible.

From US$ 64.02 per person

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Product ID: 38223