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Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani) Tours and Activities

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The Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani) is an enormous complex of galleries holding some of Italy’s most important art, from paintings and sculptures to tapestries and classical antiquities. Adjoining St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums' miles of corridors connect buildings and courtyards housing the Pinacoteca, Egyptian Museum, Gallery of Tapestries, Pius-Clementine Museum, and Gallery of Maps. But the crown jewels are the Sistine Chapel, famous for Michelangelo's ceiling andThe Last Judgment, and the 16th-century frescoes in the Raphael Rooms.

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Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

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Discover the Vatican on a tour of St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican Museums. Navigate the vast complex of rooms, artwork, and history with a guide, who brings the ancient collection to life. Skip all the entrance lines to explore halls such as the Gallery of the Maps and Raphael’s Rooms; step inside the Sistine Chapel to admire ‘The Creation of Adam’ by Michelangelo; and hear little-known tales about sacred St. Peter’s Basilica (when the option is selected). Choose from several departures, or upgrade to an evening experience or small-group tour with 10 people.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Vatican and Colosseum Combo Tour: Don’t Wait in Line to See the Best of Rome

Vatican and Colosseum Combo Tour: Don’t Wait in Line to See the Best of Rome

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Combine a trip to two of Rome’s greatest sites in one day. Take advantage of special no-wait entry at the Vatican and skip-the-line access to the Colosseum during this full-day tour. While others wait in line, you experience the majesty of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica, followed by the ancient glory of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum, all with an expert guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.84
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Exclusive Early Access Vatican Semi Private Tour | with Private Option

Exclusive Early Access Vatican Semi Private Tour | with Private Option

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Admire Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel without the crowds and enjoy skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums on this small-group tour. Enter the Sistine Chapel before its opens to the public, and view the frescoes in a calm, crowd-free setting. Then, tour the Vatican Museums, seeing the highlights of the papal art collection, including the Raphael Rooms and Gallery of Maps, before checking out the treasures inside St. Peter’s Basilica.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$131.69
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Private Early Bird Vatican and St Peter's Basilica Tour: Hotel Pick-up Drop-off

Private Early Bird Vatican and St Peter's Basilica Tour: Hotel Pick-up Drop-off

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Visit the Vatican without the crowds on a private early-bird tour and enter the Vatican Museums before the complex opens to the general public. Enjoy an exclusive exploration of world-renowned art by Renaissance masters, visit the Sistine Chapel, and enter St. Peter’s Basilica directly from the museums, without waiting in the main line. Upgrade for a prime version with even earlier priority access, including the Raphael Rooms.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Skip the Line Vatican Tour Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and St. Peter Basilica

Skip the Line Vatican Tour Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and St. Peter Basilica

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See the highlights of Vatican City ON this skip-the-line tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. Join a knowledgeable guide for a visit to the incomparable Vatican Museums—home to one of the most extensive and impressive art collections in the world. Admire the Raphael Rooms and take in the incomparable frescos of the Sistine Chapel. Afterward embark on a guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica, a work of art in itself.
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  • 3 hours
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Early Access Vatican Museums Small-Group Tour with Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s

Early Access Vatican Museums Small-Group Tour with Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s

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Tens of thousands of people visit the Vatican Museums each day to see St. Peter’s Basilica, masterpieces by the likes of Michelangelo and Raphael, and the Sistine Chapel. Get inside the UNESCO-listed complex before it opens to the general public on this early access tour that’s limited to just 10 participants. Enter through a reserved doorway to skip the lines, and stay a step ahead of the large crowds on this carefully planned route that ensures you make the most of your time.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rome in a Day: Vatican and Colosseum with Skip the Line

Rome in a Day: Vatican and Colosseum with Skip the Line

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Bypass the crowds with skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. Then, visit the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill (seasonal). You'll get to see all the Roman essential attractions in a single day and traveling with a tour guide means you get to skip the long entry lines at each attraction. Your experience includes pick up and lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Fast Track - Vatican Tour with Museums, Sistine Chapel & Raphael rooms

Fast Track - Vatican Tour with Museums, Sistine Chapel & Raphael rooms

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Discover Vatican City including the Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel. Home to the world’s largest private portfolio of artwork, the Vatican is a must-see for visitors to Rome, and the best way to explore it is with a guide. Learn about Raphael’s Rooms, the Michelangelo frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, the ‘La Pietà' sculpture in St. Peter’s Basilica and more. Choose from several start times or upgrade to a small-group tour with just 12 people.
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  • 3 hours
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Vatican City Private Tour: Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and Vatican Basilica

Vatican City Private Tour: Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and Vatican Basilica

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See the top attractions of Vatican City with a private skip-the-line tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica. Explore the vast collection in the Vatican Museums with your knowledgeable guide. Finish your museum visit with some time in the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel to see the frescoes by Michelangelo. Continue to St Peter's Basilica next door to admire the art in the biggest church in the world.
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  • 3 hours
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US$109.85
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Privileged Entrance Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel

Privileged Entrance Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel

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Begin your exploration of the Vatican Museums before the general public on this tour. With your small group and tour guide, head straight for the Sistine Chapel to marvel at its art and architecture as one of its first daily visitors. Continue to St. Peter's Basilica, listening to informative commentary on the history of the church and Vatican City as you walk. Entrance fees, guaranteed skip-the-line entry, and use of individual headsets are included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Private Vatican Museums Tour with Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

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Private Vatican Museums Tour with Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

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Discover the renowned art and architecture of the Vatican on this skip-the-line private tour of the Vatican Museums. As you explore rooms like the Gallery of Maps and the Sistine Chapel, learn about the Renaissance artwork of masters like Michelangelo with in-depth commentary from a knowledgeable private guide. You’ll also visit St Peter’s Basilica and hear insider details about the Vatican, plus skip past all the entrance lines, even the priority ones.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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VIP Vatican Experience

VIP Vatican Experience

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Experience the Vatican as the Pope himself does by entering before doors open to the public with our 8:30am VIP Vatican Tour. At this time, the winding corridors, sweeping hallways and stunning chapels are near-empty, allowing our small group to explore in the peace and tranquillity that the great Catholics of history intended. Those visiting the Vatican unguided often find themselves dazzled by the plethora of works on display here - which can make it somewhat difficult to navigate. But our guides have curated a bespoke route through the Museum, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica that packs in all the best bits - without leaving you lost for hours in its maze-like corridors.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Fast- track- entry ticket to the Vatican Museums & the Sistine Chapel

Fast- track- entry ticket to the Vatican Museums & the Sistine Chapel

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The Vatican Museums are among the largest museums in the world and with over five million annual visitors they can get incredibly crowded. This self-guided tour is ideal for those who want to take their time and not be restricted by a guided tour. Save time with fast-track, skip-the-line entrance tickets, browse the galleries at your own pace, and visit the magnificent Sistine Chapel at a time that suits you.
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  • 3 hours
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Skip the Line Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Tour | Small Group & Private

Skip the Line Vatican, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Tour | Small Group & Private

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See the best of Vatican City on this small-group tour of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica. Skip the long lines at the Vatican and go straight to the remarkable art and architecture, including galleries, the Julius II apartments, the Raphael Rooms, and Sistine Chapel. This intimate Vatican tour is limited to six people for a personal experience and individual service from the guide, and includes all entrance fees.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.03
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Omnia Vatican and Rome Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off and Fast Track Entry

Omnia Vatican and Rome Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off and Fast Track Entry

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Make the most out of your trip to Rome and save time and money with the Roma Pass and Omnia Vatican Card. This sightseeing package grants you access to two top attractions, a 3-day hop-on hop-off open bus tour, and discounts at more than 30 attractions in the city. Receive fast-track admission to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. Enjoy access to Rome's public transport system with a guidebook and map included. Please note: Your card is valid for one year from time of purchase date and can be collected and used anytime within that period
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Faster Than Skip The Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Entrance Tickets

Faster Than Skip The Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Entrance Tickets

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Explore the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel at your leisure and avoid the long lines with this skip-the-line admission ticket. Spend more time admiring the world-famous art as you are escorted inside through a dedicated no-wait Vatican Partner entrance. Once inside, independently explore galleries like Raphael’s Rooms and, of course, the Sistine Chapel with its iconic frescoes by Michelangelo.
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  • 3 hours
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Skip the Line: Private Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tour for Kids and Families

Skip the Line: Private Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tour for Kids and Families

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Delve deep into the religious history of the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel on this 3-hour private tour designed for families. Skip the long entry lines and proceed directly inside to admire masterpieces including Michelangelo's Pietà and The Last Judgment. Visit the Gallery of Maps, St Peter's Basilica and Raphael's Rooms. This private tour for just you and your family is fully customizable and ensures your guide's personalized attention.Children learn through play; with your guide you will solve quizzes, answer trivia and engage in scavenger hunts. All entrance fees included.
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  • 3 hours
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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Entrance Tickets

Skip the Line: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Entrance Tickets

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The long lines that the Vatican attracts are a testament to its status as one of Europe’s most famous attractions. If you’ve got limited time in Rome, don’t waste a moment waiting with a skip-the-line admission ticket to the Vatican. You are able to explore the Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms independently while still benefiting from priority entry, usually only reserved for visitors taking a guided tour.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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Early Entry Vatican Museums: The Best of the Sistine Chapel

Early Entry Vatican Museums: The Best of the Sistine Chapel

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See the Sistine Chapel without the crowds on this small-group tour of the Vatican Museum’s highlights and St. Peter’s Basilica (except Wednesdays, when the Basilica is closed due to papal audiences.) Tour the Sistine Chapel, get skip-the-line access to St. Peter’s Basilica, and learn about the Vatican’s fascinating art, history, and architecture, with a personal headset so you can hear every word of the guide's stories.
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
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Big Bus Rome Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

Big Bus Rome Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

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Get a comprehensive view of Rome's highlights and landmarks during this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Disembark at any of the eight stops to see iconic landmarks such as the Vatican City, Circus Maximus, the Pantheon, or the Colosseum. While on board the bus, listen to recorded commentary in nine languages that details the history, architecture, culture, and traditions of the Eternal City. Choose from a Classic, Premium, or Deluxe ticket, with a VOX digital walking tour included with each option.
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  • 1 day
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Vatican City Tour: Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and Vatican Basilica

Vatican City Tour: Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel and Vatican Basilica

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Revel in the Renaissance relics of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica on this comprehensive tour. Explore the highlights of the famous museums as you stroll through the vast galleries and marvel at the Sistine Chapel, adorned with Michelangelo's magnificent frescos. Next, head to St Peter's Basilica—with skip-the-line admission—where your guide points out priceless monuments like Michelangelo’s 'Pietà' and Bernini’s 'Baldachin.'
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour - Vatican Museums Extended (7 hours)

Private Tour - Vatican Museums Extended (7 hours)

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Enter inside the residence of the Popes of the past, when they used to be the Kings of Rome. We will admire the incredible ancient Statues, Tapestries, Galleries, Frescoes and Paintings, learning about the Church and its development during the centuries, about the art and how it changed from the Middle Ages style to the Baroque Style. We will focus on the greatest artists of the Roman Renaissance: Raphael and Michelangelo. We will study their lives, their works, their personalities and you will decide who is your favourite. You will have time to stop and enjoy the Sistine Chapel after a deep explanation about it. A full, complete visit of 7 hours to show you all the secrets of these amazing Museums. Some of the masterpieces of the Museum: - Art Collection (Pinacoteca) - Laocoön - Gallery of the Candelabras - Gallery of Tapestries - Gallery of Geographical Maps - Raphael Rooms with the "School of Athens" - Sistine Chapel - St Peter's Basilica with the Pietà by Michelangelo
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