Tickets Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel: skip the line

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TICKETS FOR THE VATICAN MUSEUMS AND SISTINE CHAPEL: SKIP THE LINE

How to book tickets Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel and skip the line?
It is possible to avoid the long waits at the entrance and to queue for hours before entering one of the most visited museums in the world, the place where you can admire the Sistine Chapel and where you can admire one of the collections most beautiful art ever?
The answer is definitely yes and in this post I’ll explain how to do it.

Tickets Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel: skip the line

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TICKETS VATICAN MUSEUMS AND SISTINE CHAPEL: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • The Sistine Chapel is one of the great masterpieces that you can admire in the Vatican Museums but it is not the only one.
  • The paintings made by Michelangelo Buonarroti, with the creation of Adam and the Last Judgment, are only a part of the treasures kept in this place and which also include Raphael’s Rooms and many other important works of art history.
  • The Vatican Museums are one of the favorite destinations for tourists from all over the world and the visit takes several hours.
  • To skip the line you have to buy tickets online so you can have priority and quick access. There is always the possibility to buy tickets at the ticket office, but you must know that the line to access can take a long time, during the holidays the wait can last more than two hours.

To buy tickets online and have immediate access go to the page –> Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel: Skip the line

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE SKIP THE LINE TICKET

The ticket reservation provides immediate entry on the day and at the chosen time.
In this way you will go directly to the dedicated ticket office to get access and you will enter immediately and without wasting time.

You can stay in the Vatican Museums as long as necessary and also use the Audioguide service.
When you make the reservation, remember to select the option to get the audio guide, which will be delivered to you at the entrance and is available in various languages (English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Chinese , Russian).

If you want to visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with a guide, you need to book a tour.
At the bottom of the post you will find the link to choose a guided tour or to enter the Vatican Museums with a ticket that also includes entry to other attractions in Rome (the Colosseum for example).

VATICAN MUSEUMS AND SISTINE CHAPEL: HOW TO GET THERE

Metro: line A, stations Ottaviano – San Pietro – Vatican Museums or Cipro (10 minutes on foot from each of these stations).

Tram: 19, Piazza del Risorgimento and a stretch on foot (about 5 minutes).

Bus: line 49 stop in front of the museum entrance. Line 32, 81 or 982, Piazza del Risorgimento, terminus (5 minutes on foot). 492 or 990, Via Leone IV / Via degli Scipioni (5 minutes on foot).

Car: Paid parking in Viale Vaticano.

VATICAN MUSEUMS AND SISTINE CHAPEL: OPENING HOURS AND OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

Open Monday to Saturday from 9.00am to 6.00pm.
Last entry at 16:00.

The Vatican Museums are accessible by wheelchair.
The cloakroom service is free.
Inside there is a very large refreshment area with self-service, pizzeria, restaurant and the possibility of having a packed lunch.

VATICAN MUSEUMS AND SISTINE CHAPEL: WHAT TO SEE

The Vatican Museums are not a single museum but the sum of many museums, which collect the collections of the Popes, accumulated over the centuries.
In addition to admiring Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, a visit to the Vatican Museums takes you through halls and corridors full of objects and works of art, Greek and Roman sculptures, masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, a museum on the Etruscans, a important collection of objects from ancient Egypt, tapestries and ancient maps.

READ ALSO – What to see inside the Vatican Museums

Do you want to visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with a ticket that includes a guided tour or access to another monument of Rome?
I suggest you take a look at the page –> Tickets for Vatican Museums

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