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Skip the Line: Vatican Museum

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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
Skip the Line: Vatican Museum
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The Vatican Museum, home to Raphael’s Rooms and the world-famous Sistine Chapel, is one of Italy’s most popular attractions: the crowds it attracts pay testament to its popularity. Explore Renaissance masterpieces at your leisure on this exclusive VIP tour, which avoids the crowds by using its own private entranceway. You’ll be free to take in the incredible wall paintings without spending the day in line.

What to Expect

In Vatican City, get ready to pass by the crowds outside the museum with VIP admission tickets. You’ll pass through your own reserved entranceway and 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 1 week ago
Bring your most comfortable footwear !!!

Long queues, crowded corridors, various level of entree fees - need a few visits to actually enjoy it. Sistine chapel is very crowded but the roof is a wonder when you consider that Micheal Angelo painted most of it single handedly, looking up !!!! Well...More

Thank Gary M
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Skip the line Vatican Museum

It’s a must do, skip the line and find out all the info from Edy, the tour opearator Edy was excellent, fun and most importantly very informative.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic guide, but very, very crowded!

We booked the 10am tour and were in a group of 20. Our guide was lovely, really interesting and passionate about his City & art. The whole area around the Vatican is crowded, and the museum tour is not ideal for small children or anyone...More

3  Thank a1iblue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Worth every penny

This was sooo worth it! You don't understans the crazy lines until you see them. The guys were great, easy to find, made everything smooth. Just 10/10.

Thank Hanna G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Saves time and informative

We were visiting Rome for two days and do not have much time to see the whole of Rome. By buying the Skip the Line through Trip adviser we saved time and could stay longer in the breath taking Vatican Museum. We got lot of...More

Thank Madhu R
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Holly S
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Response from KenPBATH | Reviewed this property |
We were on a tour booked from our hotel and had a guide. We went straight into the Basilica during our tour.
30 April 2018|
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Response from Ladyyy2013 | Reviewed this property |
Just the museums. There are no tickets for Vatican City, so if you want just to look at the square for example there is no queue and no cost.
27 April 2018|
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Response from Chriswoolf | Reviewed this property |
Possibly however due to the age of this building getting around would be very difficult, lots and lots of stairs
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