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Vatican Museums: VIP-Hosted Entry Ticket and Lunch

3.6 / 5

7 reviews

Vatican Museums: VIP-Hosted Entry Ticket and Lunch

From $64.49 per person

Save precious time with a skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums and discover the vast papal collection on your own. Enjoy an Italian lunch of dishes prepared by the pope's chefs in one of the nicest courtyards in the museum.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4 hours
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Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Enjoy a lunch prepared by the pope's chefs
  • Marvel at masterpieces by Michelangelo and other artists
Full description
Escape the restricted itineraries of organized group tours and discover masterpieces of art at the Vatican Museums at your own pace. Get escorted to the entrance to one of the world's most popular museums and fast track your way past the crowds! Wander the miles of galleries, corridors, and courtyards to see the highlights of the extensive collections that interest you most.  Gaze in wonder at the miraculous frescoes by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel, visit the Gallery of Maps to discover how cartographers depicted the world through the centuries, enter the private chambers of the Raphael Rooms, and more. Then, feast on a typical Italian menu cooked by the pope's chefs! 
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Lunch at the Vatican Museums
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Guided tour
  • Audio guide
  • Access to St. Peter's Basilica
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Meet at the Touristation meeting point, about 50 meters from the entrance to the Vatican Museums. A member of staff will take you to the museum entrance and give you all the information you need.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Bring valid photo ID for children under 17 years old
  • Your knees and shoulders must be covered to enter the Vatican Museums
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.6 /5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    2.8/5
  • Service
    4.3/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5

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Obvious theft and false advertising

February 2, 2020

The promised lunch was missed.

But as a compensation, the guided tour is good.

July 28, 2019

The Guide was great

June 8, 2019

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