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Skip the line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Ticket

Exploring the fascinating Vatican Museums and gazing in awe at the Sistine Chapel is a must for any visitor to Rome and this ticket makes it as easy as possible! After booking your ideal time-slot, skip the often huge waiting lines completely and soak in one of the world's artistic wonders at your own pace.

The awe-inspiring Vatican Museums represent one of the largest and most spectacular museum complexes in the world, as you'll discover with this ticket.

After skipping the queue to get in, take in the famous frescoes of the incredible Raphael Room, gaze at 120m long Gallery of Maps, grab a selfie at the Spiral Staircase and more.

The highlight of your visit is sure to be Michelangelo's jaw-dropping Sistine Chapel. Painted between 1508 and 1512, this mesmeric has to be seen to be believe and is widely regarded as the cornerstone of High Renaissance art.

Your ticket enables you to stay as long as you wish so you can explore this artistic wonderland at your own pace. Audioguides are available to hire locally if required.

When does the tour run?

Tour operates daily except Sundays at either 11.45am or 3.00pm.

How does it work?

Simply pick your tickets up from the Destination Italia Sightseeing Office (just 5 minutes walk from the Vatican Museums entrance) approximately 20 minutes prior to your selected entrance time. At this point you will receive your information pamplet and also have chance to ask an expert assistant any questions.

Experience Includes

  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel
  • Even though we have a skip the line access, there could be a short line for security check.
  • Unlimited time to spend inside
  • Expert assistance at ticket redemption point

Experience Excludes

  • We will not visit St. Peter's Basilica during the tour.
  • Guided tour
  • Audio Guide (available for approx €9 supplement per person locally)
  • Transport
  • Refreshments
  • Optional gratuities


Mondays to Saturdays

Departure location

VIALE VATICANO, 97. Customers will need to reach the meeting point directly, 15 minutes prior to departure.

Start times

11.45am and 3.00pm


Spend as long as you wish inside the museum although a typical visit will take approximately 3 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • All customers must adhere to the Vatican dress code and there are no refunds if you are refused entry for failure to comply. Shoulders and knees must be covered. No low-cut or sleeveless tops or shorts will be not permitted for men and women.
  • Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for guests in wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.
  • We will not visit St. Peter's Basilica during the tour.
  • It is necessary to show valid ID for children.
  • Even though we have a skip the line access, there could be a short line for security check.
  • It’s forbidden to bring backpacks, metal items, umbrellas or animals into the Vatican Museums.
  • Guests aged 5yrs and below go free.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the operator up to 4 days before your chosen activity date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 4 days.