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No-Wait Tickets: Explore the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel at Your Own Pace

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  • Exclusive skip-the-line tickets to the Vatican Museum
  • Save hours waiting in line with a priority admission ticket 
  • Upgrade to a tour with guided visit to St Peter’s Basilica
  • Groups are limited to 20 people for intimate access
  • Plenty of time to explore the 15th-century Sistine Chapel
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Overview
The Vatican Museums, home to Raphael’s Rooms and the world-famous Sistine Chapel, are one of Italy’s most popular attractions: the crowds they attract pay testament to their popularity. Explore Renaissance masterpieces at your leisure with this exclusive VIP experience, which avoids the crowds by bypassing the beginning queues. You’ll be free to take in the incredible wall paintings without spending hours in line.
What to Expect
In Vatican City, get ready to pass by the crowds outside the museum with VIP admission tickets. You’ll bypass the beginning queues. Once inside, you’ll have lots of time to explore nine miles (14km) of art-filled galleries.
Savor masterpieces in rooms like the Gallery of the Candelabra, which is lined with elegantly carved marble sculptures and candle-holders. You’ll also be free to wander at leisure through Raphael’s Rooms, four interconnecting galleries that are hung with paintings from the famous Renaissance master and his pupils. Enrich your knowledge of Italian geography in the Gallery of Maps, where you’ll find 16th-century plans of Italy.
The best is saved for last. The final part of the museum complex is the blockbuster Sistine Chapel, which most people wait in line for hours to see. With special access to the museum, you’ll skip to the front of the crowds to see the legendary 15th-century chapel. With an optional upgrade, you can opt to explore the galleries with a guide.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

to book in advanced is really helpful! The waiting specially in the high season is awful. With the pre prebooked tickets you can get in without waiting but the Vatican and also the Sistine Chapel was so full with visitors that you can hardly enjoy...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Christa T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked the " just tickets" and the guide was very friendly and nice and on time.. we missed the group on our first appointment and we had to rescheduled the next day. We did not have problems to rescheduled nor in finding them the...More

Thank rusule
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have taken various tours got be by various guide companies and they are hit and miss as to what you will see and learn. This one DID NOT disappoint. Our kids (14 and 11) were interested the entire time. And our tour guide (Valario...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank keithjunck
Reviewed 1 week ago

I prefer "at your own pace" skip this line and do not like guided tours so this was perfect for my family and I. Please note that you have to meet at a location across from the Vatican and then you are escorted to the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sd0ucette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy tour that did not require any wait. Crowded in some parts of the tour. Tour guide was very informative and the Sistine Chapel was our favorite part. The Vatican store is small and not much to look at. St. Peter's was beautiful. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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The tour was 2 hours, but you were allowed to stay as long as you like after the tour which ended in the Basilica.
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Try getting onto the people who you ordered the tickets from
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